Getting through the doorway
People come to me for all sorts of reasons.
She's been sexually harassed and uncomfortable at work for too long, so she just has to go.
His employer isn't coming through with something important, and the trust and good will has been worn to shreds.
She was terminated, and thinks it was illegal.
I am an employment lawyer and can talk you through your options for legal recourse. What to file -- or not? Where? How? Within what period of time? What can be expected? I've spent years in law school and practicing and can confidently take a client through these questions and options and sort out a plan of legal recourse.
But the other piece of this is just as big. In these situations, legal recourse is one vehicle for being made whole, for healing and peace of mind, and for putting things into place in order to move forward. That is the other component to my work with clients.
Through discussing what you're looking to get at this stage and the next, my goal is take a client through the doorway he or she is facing in the best possible way for him or her. It usually includes an assessment of his or her legal case. But it will be done within the greater context of what a client wants in the next stage of his or her life.
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could
To where it bent in the undergrowth;
Then took the other....
-- Robert Frost, "The Road Not Taken"
Contact me if I can help work with you through your next doorway at work.