Work/Life Balance

Lawyer's helmetcam video takes viewers along on high-flying Motocross race


From Monday to Friday, John G. George Jr. is a hardworking civil litigation associate at Beirne, Maynard & Parsons.

But by burning the midnight oil on work nights the Texas attorney is often able to make time for adrenaline-inducing dirt bike rides on weekends, when he participates in amateur Motocross races, Texas Lawyer (sub. req.) reports.

George, who spent about 10 years on the track and won a number of youth championships before he went to college and law school, got back into the sport about a year ago. He credits his understanding employer and family for his ability to return to an activity that has, he says, resulted in 25 broken bones.

“It’s a lot of long nights and tired mornings. You do what you’ve got to do for what you love,” he tells the legal publication.

A YouTube video shot from his helmetcam takes viewers along on a race earlier this year that qualified him for the 2014 Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship that will take place in Tennessee within the next few weeks.

Previous:
Judge nixes $50 contempt fine for saggy pants worn by attendee at court hearing

Next:
Cellphone call helped make stock manipulation case against corporate lawyer, FBI says


We welcome your comments, but please adhere to our comment policy. Flag comment for moderator.

Commenting is not available in this channel entry.