Monday, July 02, 2007

Lawyer marks 50th year in profession

Half-a-century ago, fresh out of law school and uncertain of his future, Nick Pustina took his friend Bob Zelinski up on an offer to come visit his hometown.

While here he witnessed a most unusual event: as a funeral procession made its way down the street, motorists pulled over and men stopped to remove their hats, standing respectfully silent.
It made a lasting impression on the 23-year-old.

“A community that paid attention to its citizens that way would be a nice place to live and practise,” Pustina recalled in an interview Monday.

Today, Pustina still lives in Thunder Bay and continues to practise law. Wednesday marks the 50th anniversary of his being called to the bar.

Read the rest of this inspiring article here.

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