He's certainly my tallest client. There's no question about that," says Elegant of his larger-than-life client Shaquille "Shaq" O'Neal.
Ever since news broke that the seven-foot center for the Phoenix Suns was divorcing his wife of five years, Shaunie Nelson, Elegant has been behind the scenes handling the case.
Elegant originally wanted to become an electrical engineer, but the more math he took in high school, the more abstract the profession became to him. As a result, he decided to reset his sights on the law.
"I had a number of uncles who were lawyers, and I turned to law," says Elegant.
Elegant studied economics in undergraduate school with a minor in psychology and graduated from the University of Miami in 1963. He also returned to the University of Miami for law school, from which he graduated in 1966.
After his first year in law school, Elegant began working in the law office of a former circuit court judge. Here, he spent his days, nights, and weekends working all throughout law school
. The office handled many types of cases, including divorce cases. It was here that Elegant got his first taste of handling divorce cases — aside from his own.
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