In May 1981, R. Timothy McCrum had just finished his first year of law school. Although, he had no full-time job or tangible prospects, he did have a fiancé who believed in him. In love and filled with optimism, McCrum and his new bride, Andrea, boarded a plane in Pittsburgh and headed to Oregon to create a new life together, never envisioning that twenty-four years later, they would build a beautiful log vacation home on the same Pennsylvania lake where they honeymooned.
In a fascinating retelling of his life story, McCrum details his law career based in the nation’s capital from the Ronald Reagan administration through the Trump era as he practiced both in public service and with a major law firm. He reveals insights into dozens of cases from the unique perspective of a lawyer who battled the federal government and environmental activist groups at all levels of the federal courts. McCrum also describes the blessings of family life and the challenges of balancing his demanding career obligations with that family life, his personal travels, and how his Catholic faith was reawakened later in his career.
Cases, Battles, and Blessings of a Lifetime shares the life story of a seasoned Washington, DC, attorney that highlights his forty years of legal battles, his family life, and his Catholic faith.