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Olympians to Lawyers

With Sochi just around the corner, the impending 2014 Winter Olympic Games are on everyone’s mind. The Olympics bring together a caliber of athletes that is exciting to watch and learn about. Celebrities like Michael Phelps, Lindsey Vonn, Apolo Ono, and the list goes on, rise to instant fame and intrigue many followers after personal stories of their journey to success air during the Olympics.

After the world follows these athletes, sometimes, for a decade or more, people want to know what life is like after the Olympics. Here is an interesting list of Olympic athletes turned lawyers from a great article in Business Insider and what they did after their time in the limelight.

Whitney Metzler Krosse – Swimming, 1996

Olympic History: 8th place in Individual Medly

School: Pace University Law School

What she’s doing now: Formerly of Greenberg Traurig, Krosse just started her own practice to work on broker/dealer representation at FINRA arbitrations and Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO) Inquiries.

Bob Mionske – Bicycling, 1988 and 1992

Olympic History: 4th place in individual road race (1988), helped Lance Armstrong place 14th (1992)

School: Willamette University School of Law

What he’s doing now: Mionske is the author of Bicycling & the Law and the founder of

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