He told me that he has been followed by the FBI for 10 years now, and that every time he gets a job, they hack into his work computer to change his work product so that he gets fired. He’s worried he will be arrested at any time, but it has been 10 years now, so he doesn’t know what they’re waiting for. When I ask what, exactly, he did that is arrest worthy, he cannot answer, except that it’s related to a secret project that started 10 years ago at a local company.
Law school did not adequately prepare me for how often I’d be dealing with mental illness, or, more importantly, how to deal with it. I think I do okay, but fuck it is draining.
Needless to say, I declined representation.