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Attorneys join their parents in practice Like father, like son: Attorneys join their parents in practice By: Jaskolski was fresh out of law school and handling one of his first divorce cases.
While he sat quietly next to his client, Ronald J. Jaskolski, his father and boss, thundered away at opposing counsel.
The failure to do that can make or break a father-son firm. In his 45 years of practice, the elder Jaskolski, 69, has seen several family law firms fail, in part because children expected easy success working for a parent. But he also relied on his experience working for the firm prior to law school and his clerkship there to build credibility with his colleagues.
During his clerkship, Steven Kmiec did bookkeeping work and settlement review, which gave him a sense for the value of personal injury cases. Once he joined the firm, he was ahead of the typical associate. He recalls one instance where his son encouraged a settlement in a medical malpractice case.
For example, in a class action against a drug company over a vaccine, Steven Kmiec was able to convince his father that despite limited options for litigation because the drug was FDA-approved, there was a successful failure to warn claim.
Steven Kmiec, 45, said he relishes the ability to freely trade constructive criticisms with his dad, without the fear of repercussions. Jaskolski, 41, maintains the same open dialogue with his father. At times, he said the pressure to succeed can be daunting. Marty Kmiec, who is transitioning into retirement, is grateful to have someone to continue the family practice.Work Department.
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