Just when you think a personal injury law firm is loaded with geeks and duds, I give you Monica Lubin: Stud soccer player who was named an All American for her region and for the country. AND she was invited to try out for the Olympics!
Yeah, she works with us. Here. At the O’Sullivan Law Firm. She makes us cool.
Oh, and she’s fluent in Spanish, which makes her muy cool to our Spanish-speaking clients!
A bit of Monica’s Story
She grew up in a soccer-crazy family here in Denver. Her dad, who was her coach from the minute she could kick a ball, has his own amateur soccer team that he still coaches today. She has three brothers (which is why she’s so tough) and one sister.
After graduating from high school, Monica attended Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne, WY and in her first year on the school’s soccer team, she was named an All American Player for Region 9. In her second year, she was named an All American for the entire country.
Then, the big girls came calling! Last year, Monica was invited to try out for the Olympics. She had just started working for us here at the O’Sullivan Law Firm… but who are we to get in the way of AWESOME!? So she went to the USL W-League camps and, after many grueling weeks, they invited her to stay. But Monica had second thoughts. She wanted to finish school and earn a bachelor’s degree. (Smart cookie, right?)
So she came back home to Denver and to our personal injury law firm, where we welcomed her back with open arms. She immediately launched herself into classes at Metropolitan State University of Denver and, just this spring, she graduated with a degree in criminal justice/criminology and a minor in political science.
The entire time she was taking classes, she was also working for us full-time.
Oh, and in the middle of it all, while playing a “friendly” game of indoor soccer last March, Monica hyperextended her knee, tearing her ACL and meniscus, and chipping off a piece of cartilage. The surgery and recovery have been grueling. And yet, she still attended classes and came to work like the fighter she is, crutches and all.
Monica is looking forward to having a summer break from school but then plans to get back into it in the fall of 2016 when she’ll study for her LSATs. Her goal is to start law school in the fall of 2017.
Monica is the first bright face you see when you walk into our offices… and we’re so glad to have “Her Awesomeness” on our team!