Gary was my clinical supervisor. While I was aware of the importance of Gary's work, to me he was first and foremost my teacher. Gary's inspiration was that he made you feel like you could do anything you put your mind to. More, he helped me gel my incoherent ideas into coherent
ones, without ever making me feel that they were anything but great ideas. He was the quitessential example of integrity in action. Every act he took, every decision he made, every idea he explored was based on an integrity so deeply ingrained he made you feel that there was no
other way of being. He had a deep and abiding respect for his students - he had a way of making me feel like I was his equal, when of course he and I both knew I was not. He always appeared to be completely interested in what I had to say on a topic that, in retrospect, he must have thought about for about two dozen years or so before I even knew about the topic. He conveyed excitement all the time - excitement in ideas, in practicing law, in helping people, in building bridges and in
taking on new challenges. Excitement in teaching. Exictement in learning.
After I graduated, I became a private practitioner helping
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