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Longtime Friend & Colleague Of Sandy D'Alemberte, Paul Jess, Remembers 'Legend' Of Legal Community

Shawn Mulcahy

Much of Florida’s legal community is mourning the death of Talbot “Sandy” D’Alemberte, whose career as one of the state’s brightest legal minds spanned decades. WFSU's Ryan Dailey spoke with D’Alemberte’s longtime friend and former colleague, Paul Jess, about his passing. Jess is director of the Florida Justice Association, which represents trial lawyers in the state.

How did you come to know Sandy D’Alemberte? 0:15-1:19

D’Alemberte is characterized by so many as being a giant of the legal profession – tell us a little bit about what made him so prolific. 1:20 -3:43

D’Alemberte is remembered as being highly principled and ethical – as his longtime friend, where do you think that aspect of his personality came from? 3:44- 5:27