New Associate Attorney for The People’s Counsel

The People’s Counsel recently hired Thomas Schmitz, Esq. to join their legal team. Thomas grew up in the St. Charles, Missouri area, where he attended primary and high school. He then furthered his education at the University of Missouri, Columbia, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychological Sciences in 2008. He received his Juris Doctor degree in 2012 from Creighton University School of Law. While attending these universities, Thomas interned at the Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies, as well as the Omaha City Prosecutor’s Office. Thomas has a great deal of experience under his

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How to Invest in Education

The cost of college is very high and only growing larger. Some educational pursuits can cost up to $160,000 over four years, with the resulting student debt lasting for decades to come. Scholarships have always been the theoretical answer to this, with accomplished students and their parents thinking they can circumvent the high cost with good grades and high test scores. But the reality is, these numbers often need to be significantly higher than expected. That’s where tutoring comes in, but not in a common way. Traditional tutors help students understand concepts they are struggling with in school or assist

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