Best Under 40: Thomas A. Vaclavek Jr.
Occupation: Attorney, Mohr & Vaclavek
Residence: Crystal Lake
Hometown: Downers Grove
Family: Two children, Brody, 8, and Cole, 5
Education: Juris doctor, Chicago-Kent College of Law; bachelor's degree, media arts, University of Arizona.
Favorite McHenry County restaurant? Georgio’s Pizza in Crystal Lake
Favorite movie? "Ferris Bueller’s Day Off"
One word that describes you? Focused
What is your job and what makes you so good at it?
I am a partner with the law firm of Mohr & Vaclavek. This is a hard question because I really don’t know makes me so good at being an attorney. I try really hard and I work on becoming better at my job every day, but I would be the first to admit that I have a lot of work to do to become the best I can be. I think there are a lot of things that go into being a good attorney. I believe you need to be a good listener first and foremost. I also think it is important to be willing to admit when you don’t know something and to be able to figure it out, but most of all I think being compassionate and understanding my clients’ needs and then advocating for them is what makes me good at being an attorney.
What accomplishments and innovations are you most proud of this year?
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