Out of focus: why lawyers and firms can no longer ignore dementia
As a rising tide of Alzheimer's and other dementia diagnoses grips aging US partnerships, neither firms nor their lawyers have learned how to cope
Illustration by Raul Arias
Before Myriam Marquez was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, she had a full-time practice as a public defender near Seattle. As her office’s only Spanish-speaking public defender, she juggled up to 20 cases at one time.
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