An Assistant US Attorney’s Decision to Focus on His Family


Balancing your career and family life can be one of the most difficult dilemmas working parents face. In the legal profession, this choice can be especially difficult to make, as it was for Tom Spiggle, founder of the Spiggle Law Firm. Early on in his career, he was offered a chance to work as an Assistant US Attorney in the District of Columbia US Attorney’s office. It was the opportunity of a lifetime—but it also took time away from his family, and eventually from seeing his two children grow up. To learn more about Attorney Tom Spiggle’s journey and how he reached the happy medium he’s found today, read the article he wrote about his experiences here.