The Blog Formerly Known As Practical Paralegalism
His boss at Cockle, Trish Billotte, said she had some misgivings about hiring Mr. Hopwood. It was hard to believe his story, for starters, and it struck her as curious that an aspiring paralegal was driving around in a Mercedes. ~ “A Mediocre Criminal, but an Unmatched Jailhouse Lawyer,” The New York Times.
I understand that writing briefs can be lucrative but I’ve never been offered a car, much less a Mercedes.
This story is a great read. Omaha paralegal and aspiring law student Shon Hopwood was a bust at robbing banks but discovered an extraordinary talent for writing briefs while serving time in federal prison.
Source: The New York Times