Monday Profile: Marie E. Matjaszek

Marie Matyjaszek grew up in Jackson, and earned her law degree in 2003 from the Michigan State University College of Law. An associate attorney at the Law Office of Robert Matyjaszek, PLLC in Jackson, Michigan, her focus is on family law matters.

Matyjaszek also teaches conflict management at Baker College and writes a monthly column in The Legal News.

What is your idea of perfect happiness?

Being on a warm beach with loved ones

What is your greatest fear? Dying

Which living person do you most admire? My Mom

What is the trait you hate most in yourself?

Lack of patience

What is the trait you hate most in others? Ignorance

Necessary extravagance? Shoes and purses!!! They are my crack. (Can't have just one.)

What is your most treasured possession? My life

What do you consider the most overrated virtue? Modesty

When and where were you happiest? Both times I've swam with dolphins.

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be? I would be independently wealthy.

Greatest achievement: Overcoming difficulties in my life.

Who is your favorite character of fiction?

Television fictional character - Road Runner from Warner Brothers.

Favorite movie: Blazing Saddles

Favorite drink: Disaronno and gingerale

Favorite words: Wackadoo

Favorite place to spend money: Jewelry store

What is your motto?

Dr. Seuss' quote: "Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind."

Where would you like to be when you're 90?

On the right side of the ground in Hawaii.

Published: Mon, Jan 30, 2012


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