by Elke Churchman*
Giving back is a way of life for me. It is fulfilling and has made me a much better lawyer, a better family member and a better member of society.
It has not always been that way. I was very narrow and grasping in my focus and cut off from the world. I lived in a nightmare of my own mind. Never feeling good enough but at the same time feeling I must pretend that I was better than, an egomaniac with an inferiority complex! I never fit in and felt I had nothing of value . . . [more]