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A Desire To Do Justice

Trevor McFadden PoliSci IR Alumnus

My years at Wheaton prepared me in numerous ways for a life in the legal profession.  First and foremost, it instilled in me a deep desire to do justice, a core foundation for every good prosecutor.  Second, my Wheaton education taught me to read critically and think logically, both of which are necessary skills for a lawyer.  I also learned a lot about servant leadership at Wheaton, both modeled by the College's leaders and then practiced as a student leader in Student Government and Discipleship Small Groups.  These lessons have been important for me previously as a law firm partner and now as a senior executive at the U.S. Justice Department.  Finally, Wheaton instilled in me a love of learning, which has helped me survive and thrive as I've moved into new and challenging legal positions.