Board President's Monthly Column - July 2017

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COMPETING FOR A CAUSE 

By Thomas A. Brophy ([email protected]), president and CEO at Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C., and president of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation.

Sports have a wonderful way of bringing people together in the spirit of community and competition. Whether we play in a lawyers’ softball league or spend Sunday afternoons rooting for the Eagles, sports tap into our competitive nature in a way that also emphasizes team unity and good sportsmanship. In a broader sense, the practice of law could benefit by incorporating more of this sense of collegiality to balance out our more adversarial tendencies. 

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