Member of the Month: Daniella Price, Esquire, Litigation Associate at McDonnell & Associates, P.C.
• What are you currently working on?
Currently, I am a Litigation Associate at McDonnell & Associates, P.C. The focus of my legal practice is the representation of corporate clients in the areas of premises liability, products liability, and employment law. I manage my own caseload and handle all aspects of my cases, including discovery, motion practice and arbitration.
• What do you enjoy most about being a member of the Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia?
As a member of the Barristers’, I enjoy being among attorneys who look like me, at all levels in the profession and across a broad array of practice areas. The network, friendships and support I have experienced as a member of the Barristers’s have proved invaluable.
• What has been the most important personal attribute in your legal career?
Prayer! The fervent prayer of a believing person is powerful and effective. (James 5:16)
• Tell us about what you do every day at work?
Litigation is so unpredictable, so no day is the same. My cases are all at different stages of litigation, so I may be conducting a fact investigation, site inspection, drafting motions or preparing for depositions. One thing for sure, I am never bored!
• If you hit the lottery tonight, where could we find you tomorrow?
At the headquarters of FedLoan Servicing!
• What has been your favorite moment of your career so far?
In my short career, the best moment thus far has been my term as president of the National Bar Association Women Lawyers Division, Philadelphia Chapter. This legal organization speaks to my experience as a woman of color in the legal profession. It has been a honor and privilege to further the mission of the organization and recognize, promote, and support women of color in law school and the profession.
• What is the most important of advice you can give members of the Barristers?
Remember why you started. When you face challenges or adversity, remember the passion or motivation behind your personal and professional commitments.
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