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Access to justice strikes chord with former opera singer turned lawyer

Wednesday, September 05, 2018 @ 11:58 AM | By Carolyn Gruske

As a professional opera singer, Gerrit Theule made a career out of playing the roles carved out for a bass baritone with a low F to an F above middle C range: priests, old men and lawyers. While playing lawyers didn’t prepare Theule for his subsequent career as a lawyer who started up his own practice as soon as he was called to the bar, his training as a professional musician did.

“A lot of the skills between classical music, opera in particular, and law really...