Get to Know Theodore J. Schick
How long have you worked at Cohen, Feeley, Altemose & Rambo?
I have been with the firm for almost ten years.
What is it like to work at Cohen, Feeley, Altemose & Rambo?
It is one of the greatest honors of my life to work with the incredibly dedicated, smart, and kind professionals at this firm.
Why did you decide to become a lawyer?
I have been interested in the law, government, and politics since I was young. As I learned more about being a lawyer, I realized it might be something I could do, and I might be able to use it to help people and make a difference. I am very lucky to be at firm where I can do just that.
Who is/was your mentor? What was the greatest lesson you learned from him/her?
My most important and earliest mentors are my mom and dad, who gave me the foundation for everything I do.
How did you choose your area of practice?
I knew this was an area of practice where I could help regular people rather than big corporations.
What’s one thing – either industry-related or not – that you learned this month?
I learned my two-year-old daughter is now old enough to remember – and repeat – everything she hears!
What motivates you to work hard?
I am driven to do the best possible job for everyone and make the most of every opportunity.
What is one thing that you want to learn/do professionally in the next year?
I want to build new connections in the community.
What do you like to do outside of the office?
I like to play with my daughter, spend time with my family and in the outdoors, and play drums in my band.
Name one fun fact about you that would surprise others?
I play drums in a rock band with other lawyers and judges called “The Verdict.”
What one piece of advice would you give to lawyers starting out today?
Find great people to work with who appreciate you.