Tag Archives: Vocation

Why All of Us Need a Public Defender

Recently Missouri’s Public Defender budget crisis has garnered national attention. As the wife of an attorney in Boone County’s office, I’m more than well acquainted with why this is a problem. As friends and family members have shared thoughts and questions, I’ve thought back to the first time I heard my husband Jeremy talk about his job and the way it intersects with the Gospel.

Here are three of the most common questions people ask (excluding the lawyer jokes) along with a few reflections about why Christians should care.