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Hi I'm Greg

I am a dad, a lawyer, a sports fan, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in a home where our lives were centered around sports. If we weren't playing sports, we were watching sports. Some of my fondest memories are spending time with my dad going to sporting events or watching them on television. My mom and dad always supported me and my siblings as we competed in our various games as we grew up. Through lots of hard work and good coaching, I was fortunate enough to earn a scholarship to play baseball in college. While in college, it became evident that I was not destined for the big leagues, and so I was left to find another pursuit for my life. So, I gave law school a shot. Several years later, I am happily practicing law (although I would happily accept an invite to a Major League Spring Training camp). While it is only a job, I enjoy learning and seeking for solutions to people's problems. I am fortunate to work with great people. My life is centered around my family. My favorite moments are spending time with my young daughter and wife. My wife and I both work, so we do all we can to make the most of the time that we spend together as a family. We love to travel, and take the opportunity to vacation as much as possible. Whether its a trip to the zoo, the park, or the pool, we have fun as a family.

Why I am a Mormon

My ancestors joined the Mormon Church over 150 years ago in countries like Scotland, Denmark, and England. They left all they had to seek a better life in the United States and to worship God according to their beliefs. As a result of their sacrifice and teachings, and those of their posterity, I was fortunate to be born into an LDS home. However, like all people, there came a time in my life where I needed to determine for myself if those things that I was taught were true. While I always felt that the gospel of Jesus Christ was true, as a teenager I sought a confirming knowledge of this. I read the Book of Mormon and prayed to God and asked whether the Book of Mormon was a true book of scripture, inspired by God. I was blessed with a personal experience that confirmed to me that the Book of Mormon was the word of God and another proof, along with the Bible, of the divinity of Jesus Christ. As a result of this knowledge, I know that Jesus Christ is the Savior of the world. That only through Him is it possible to return to live with God again. I know that God guides and directs us through modern day prophets, just like he did in ancient times. I know that my life has a purpose- to learn and grow from my mistakes, to serve others, and to do my best to keep God's commandments. I'm a Mormon because my life is blessed by the teachings of Jesus Christ and by the opportunity to serve others. I'm a Mormon because I know that that these blessings will help my daughter to live a happier life.

How I live my faith

I live my Faith by trying to follow the teachings of Jesus Christ. I certainly don't live up to this lofty goal at all times- but, I try. I try to treat people with kindness and consideration. I try to serve others. I was fortunate to spend two years in South America on a church mission. This experience taught me that there are many people in need. People in need of the word of God. People in need of the physical necessities of life. But mostly, people in need of love and compassion. I have tried to keep these lessons in mind, whether in my profession as an attorney, in the community, or at home with my family.