I am most thankful today for…My family.
When in need of a quick recharge I…Play golf.
When I’m feeling stressed I… Have a drink, cook, and play golf.
I feel most alive when I…Play golf.
When I can’t fall asleep I… Take a sleeping pill or Xanax.
A period in my life when I really struggled was… Now. Kids in college, worried about retirement.
My preferred method of exercise is…Golf – walk 18 holes twice a week.
The most important thing in my life is…My family.
The first thing I do when I wake up is…Have coffee, check overnight emails.
I am most looking forward to…My kids graduating and then retirement.
I am most productive during the day when I…Have a particular task to do rather than constant interruption.
The best advice I’ve received about balancing work and life is…Still looking for that. Emails are non-stop do hard to find the balance.
The one thing I would tell a stressed out and overwhelmed lawyer is…Take some personal time.
Every day I make sure to…Spend time with my wife and daughter.
On a typical Saturday night you will find me…At dinner with my wife.
I can’t go a day without…A Drink, sad to say.
During the week I wake up at…5:30, then asleep and back up at 7:30.
My guilty pleasure is…Golf.
If I could go back to when I was a young lawyer and give myself advice, I would say…Work on developing a network earlier.
The best way to deal with a difficult colleague or opposing counsel is…Bite my tongue and deal with it.
The quickest way to ruin your career is…Let emotions lead to bad lawyer decisions/advice to clients.
The worst piece of advice I ever received was…Invest in real estate.
My favorite hobby is…Golf.
I keep my priorities straight by…Thinking about family.
My favorite music is…1980s Rock.
The last time I cried tears of joy was…2019.
The most relaxing vacation I ever took was… Italy, three times.
The most gratifying part about my job is… The times I win a case for a client that really appreciates it.
The best life lesson I ever learned was…It is never too late to get educated.
I wish more lawyers…Had freedom to enjoy more personal time rather than being forced to bill more. Ask for hours, get hours. Quality is more important.
I usually eat for breakfast…Nothing. Never been a morning person.
The best way to promote health & wellness among lawyers is…Stop the pressure to work more and more. Allow lawyers to spend more time
My role model is…Alan Greer, my original mentor in Miami, 20 years ago.
I am currently reading…Blind Side, the book.
The happiest lawyers are those that…That are natural at marketing.
If I weren’t a lawyer I would be…In IT.
Law schools should teach…Life balance.
If I could travel anywhere in the world right now it would be…Back to Italy.
It’s my dream to one day…Retire with self-sufficient kids.
Larry Kunin is a partner in the Atlanta office of Morris, Manning, & Martin, LLP. Larry is the chair of the firm’s Technology and Intellectual Property Litigation Practice. Larry is the past president of The Florida Bar’s Out-of-State Division and currently serves on the Division’s Executive Council.