I decided it would be informative and empowering to every now and then profile a lawyer or law student who has overcome addiction to achieve their dreams or lay a path to achieving them.
I can’t think of a better person to start with than Christopher Poulos. He is a 2016 graduate of the University of Maine School of Law. Chris took a non-traditional path through extreme circumstances into long-term recovery and the passing of the Maine bar exam. He has a sobriety date of January 1, 2009, so he is coming up on eight years of long-term recovery! His journey is made even more unique in that, with everything he went though, he received security clearance to work at the White House.
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