Michael J. Newman's mother gave him three cookbooks after he graduated law school five years ago. A new passion was born and the benefits proved to be unexpected for Newman, who found that cooking was cathartic, helping him to deal with the occasional frustrations of a new job. Over time, becoming a better cook made him a better lawyer.
Finding a Comfort Zone in the Kitchen and the Courtroom
The Legal Intelligencer
February 16, 2012