August 6th, 2020
Sophia Lau was recently quoted in Malcolm Maclachlan’s Daily Journal article “William F. Rylaarsdam, 1937-2020.” The article celebrates the life of the retired justice of the 4th District Court of Appeal, Division Three, who passed away on Monday, August 3rd, 2020. In the piece, colleagues spoke fondly of Rylaarsdam and his impact on their lives.
Sophia spoke about the mentorship she received from Rylaarsdam 20 years ago when she interned with him.
“Sophia S. Lau, now a partner with Early Sullivan Wright Gizer & McRae LLP, interned with Rylaarsdam on the appeals court 20 years ago. He took the time to have deep discussions about the law with his interns, she said.
‘I had a choice between him and the [presiding] justice,’ Lau said. ‘I chose him because I heard he would spend more time with the interns and be more of a mentor.’”
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