Bradley pro bono counsel Tiffany M. Graves was featured in Jackson Free Press as the "Person of the Day." The article discusses what led Tiffany to law school, her path to Bradley and her passion for helping disadvantaged Mississippians through pro-bono work. The following is an excerpt from the article:
Raised in Winchester, Va., Tiffany Graves cherished dreams of becoming a pediatrician, but when she reached the advanced courses in her high school science curriculum, she began contemplating a change in career paths. “I said to myself, ‘If this is what it’s going to be like for the foreseeable future, I don’t want to do this,’” Graves jokes of her time in the physics lab.
When she brought her woes to her high-school guidance counselor, the school employee recommended a career in law. A first-generation college student with no experience with the profession, Graves admitted that she “had no idea what a ‘day in the life’ of a lawyer would be like.” Her guidance counselor helped her combat this, bringing in local attorneys to meet with Graves and to share their experiences in the legal profession.
The complete article appeared in Jackson Free Press on February 10, 2021.