I Am Barnes & Thornburg - August 2019

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I AM BARNES & THORNBURG

I AM »» Someone you wouldn’t want to see on Halloween – I do my own makeup and costumes – the scarier the better! »» The first person you see when coming through the doors of the South Bend office, and have been with the firm since 1990 »» A lover of all animals – rescue, injured or stray – everyone calls me when there is a situation with an animal »» Part of a nine-person team that built our lake home on weekends over 14 months from the bottom up, except for the foundation, electrical and the roof »» Someone who enjoys all lake activities, especially fishing, with my biggest bass weighing just over 6 pounds »» A fan of all music »» Happiest working in my flower gardens or out picking rocks, as these activities relax me

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»» The embodiment of my name »» A believer in God »» Originally from New Orleans and a diehard Saints fan »» Number four of eight children – four boys and four girls »» Married to my high school sweetheart

»» A lifelong Chicago Bears Fan – Bear Down!

»» A mother of three and a soon-to-be grandmother

»» A believer that ´90s music is the best music

»» A late-blooming runner who hadn’t run a mile since high school until five years ago and now runs 3-4 miles, five days a week

»» Always up for an adventure and willing to try new things

»» A golfer whose love for the game is not matched by his skill

»» Beach bum who is at peace when my toes are in the sand with a view of the ocean

»» The owner of two chubby English bulldogs

»» A great cook of Creole cuisine

»» A gamer who started on the Atari 2600 but now plays his PS4 »» A third-generation Japanese-American

»» Someone who can be found biking, hiking, or enjoying the outdoors with my husband

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»» A proud father to four »» A husband of 30 years adult sons to the most wonderful woman I know (unbiased) »» Married to the love of my life – literally love at first »» A newly bearded and sight for both of us tatted man in 2019. Don’t be afraid to try new »» An Impressionist and things, you might like it. Surrealist art lover who has seen many of the »» A father to three original masterworks wonderful kids and – everyone should be father-in-law to my required to experience newest addition, a the Dalí Museum Spain! daughter-in-law

»» A believer that family time is the best time

»» A believer that fall is the “Ultimate Season” – bonfires, fall colors, pumpkins, crickets chirpin’, soup, sweatshirt and jeans – nothing compares!

»» Co-head of a “survivor” family conquering cancer, heart attacks, etc. »» Celebrating 35 years of continuous sobriety »» The patriarch of a dogloving family – when all together it looks like an out of control dog park! »» A former professional musician and lover of jazz, blues, rock and classical music »» Joining the board of Medical Assistance Programs International, which delivers half a billion dollars of donated medicines worldwide each year »» An intrepid and wideeyed world traveler who has visited all the continents except for Australia and Antarctica and discovered people are all the same wherever you go

Ann Knapik

Hope Logan

Mark Kittaka

Jim Leonard

South Bend

Atlanta

Fort Wayne

Atlanta

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