Guilty Pleasures Cheerwine in a bottle, fried chicken and chocolate-chip cookies.
Vita 58, born in Adrian, Mich.; bachelor’s and law degrees from Wake Forest University; married with four children, one grandchild and a border terrier.
Why he chose to specialize in this field Fascinating work with real opportunities to find creative solutions to difficult problems.
What he’d be if not a lawyer A park ranger or basketball coach.
Best advice received Do It Now.
Favorite places Glacier National Park in Montana; Smith Mountain Lake in Virginia; Washington, D.C.
Favorite book A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.
Recent reading The Wright Brothers by David McCullough and Grant by Ron Chernow.
Favorite TV shows Doc Martin and Longmire.
Passions Family, friends, arts, national parks.
Don’t ask him to Skate.