Monday, January 6, 2014

Deaf--and a Utah Lawyer

Image from the Utah State Bar
There are only a couple of hundred people like Jared Allebest in the country--profoundly deaf without hearing aids as well as a lawyer. Deseret News says from his private practice in Salt Lake City, Jared has taken cases to trial in Ogden, Provo and Salt Lake. After struggling to find a job after finishing law school, Jared discovered, 'The answer was underneath my nose: I can work for deaf people. I have the skill and I know their world. I don’t want to be typecast (as an attorney only for the deaf), but my calling is to be a bridge between the deaf and the hearing.” Read the full story here.

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