Work on the High Seas Helped Judge Pay Law School Tuition Fees

, Texas Lawyer

Bob Wortham charted an impressive legal career before landing in Beaumont's 58th District Court. Since he grew up in the port city, it makes sense that a ship had something to do with him becoming a lawyer. After his first college degree, his friends and professors encouraged him to get a law degree, but he didn't have the cash for tuition. So the future judge looked to the sea for help.

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