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The Q&B Experience: Lawyer Spotlight

Lawyer Spotlight: Craig Kaufman

How many states or countries have you lived in?

Three states: Kansas, Missouri and Arizona.

What is your favorite drink?

Smoothie.

What is your favorite month?

May.

What inspires you?

Others who do the best they can in all they do.

If you chose a quote to live by, what would it be?

Live free or die.

What is your greatest accomplishment?

Being a father to my children.

What has been your most embarrassing experience at Q&B?

Really cannot think of one.

What experience at Q&B has been the most fun?

Attending the dinner at the annual meeting of partners when it was held in the Field Museum in Chicago.

What advice would you give to a law student?

Treat it like a job.

What is your greatest professional success?

Cross examining a HUD official in a trial.

What class should you have taken in law school?

Indian Law.

Who has given you the best advice about practicing law and what was that advice?

A long ago retired litigation partner: "This is a marathon, not a sprint".

What makes you laugh?

Practical jokes.

What is the best thing about Q&B?

The people.

What do you do for fun?

Water ski.

What is great about working in (your city)?

It is a small legal community so you know many of the judges and other lawyers.

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