Richard H. Bernstein, a blind lawyer and so much more…

This interview with a blind lawyer will inspire you and educate you about the talents, abilities and qualities of the blind.
Richard H. Bernstein, born Richard Howard Bernstein on November 9, 1973, in Detroit, Michigan, he is now ONLY 39.
He is an American lawyer (civil rights lawyer) and he is legally blind from an eye disease called “Retinitis Pigmentosa”.
He studied at the University of Michigan and Northwestern University School of Law.

Currently he is practicing at The Law Offices of Sam Bernstein. He also is an adjunct professor at the University of Michigan.

He is licensed to practice law in the states of Michigan and New York.

Richard H. Bernstein has focused on protecting the rights of people with disabilities, which is done pro bono.

A blind lawyer like him is an example for all of society because he has and will change many things for people with disabilities and raises awareness of the importance of speaking up, being proactive in life about your
Disability.

But this blind lawyer is not just a lawyer, he has ran 17 Marathons and is an Iron Man, which being visually impaired makes it even more remarkable than for the average non-disabled person because imagine swimming in the dark with sighted people swimming on top of you…

Richard H. Bernstein is full of dignity, courage, will power, passion, well oriented ambition, a good brain, great memory, decency and the ability to work as hard as needed to help others.

Be sure you listen to the 2 part interview, its worth it as the first part is devoted to his personal achievements:
http://yourlisten.com/channel/content/16942026/Richard_H._Bernstein_blind_law

AND the 2nd part where he talks about his professional achievements:
http://yourlisten.com/channel/content/16942404/Blind_lawyer_Part_2

You can contact him through the law firm he works at:
http://www.sambernstein.com

Alvaro.
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