Theresa A. Markham, Esq. loves living in scenic Northwest New Jersey with her husband, Chuck, and daughter Zoe, who are visited by her GWU-college-graduate step-daughter Samantha. She donates 10% of her net profits from her book, The Kids' Bank Book to Champ House (a residence for at-risk members of the Cape Cod community).
Her law firm (www.markhamlawyer.com), crafts creative solutions for her clients' financial disputes, while helping them grow through difficult life challenges. Prior to relocating New Jersey several years ago, she lived in Manhattan and worked on Wall Street.
She has had two of her letters published in the New York Times' Letters to the Editor, and has been featured in the American Bar Association Journal. She is grateful for the fabulous education she received at Fordham University School of Law (over a decade ago), as well as for her world-class church (for which the family commutes to Manhattan), Marble Collegiate Church, and wonderful minister, Dr. Arthur Caliandro, (who shared the pulpit for several years with Dr. Norman Vincent Peale before assuming the role of Senior Minister).
A confirmed math-nerd, she loves playing with the family in the evenings, quilting (with its combination of geometry and art), driving through the countryside, making snow angels, and baking anything with lots of sugar, butter and white flour (preferably sugar cookies). She's from a blended family - of both Red Sox and Yankees fans - of course, she cheers for the boys in red (it's the irresistible underdog advocate instinct). Originally from just outside Fall River, Massachusetts, she occasionally "paks her cah in the yahd" and has to drive to Boston for real clam chowder and baked beans.