Letter to the editor: Molloy showed integrity as an attorney

Molloy showed honesty and integrity as my attorney

I again noticed on my online subscription to the Peninsula Clarion that Bob Molloy was running for Kenai city councilman.

This brings to mind something, as we are really focusing on a person’s character and their honesty and integrity.

In the early 90s I was going through a very painful time in my life concerning a divorce that was not of my making. I went in to speak to Bob and ask for his help and council. I informed him that I did not have any funds to pay a retainer as my ex had taken everything.

He did not hesitate and said “Lets not worry about that right now; we need to get to work on helping you figure this out.”

During the whole process he never once mentioned me paying him any money and he was an amazing attorney. He fought hard for me, and I will never forget his understanding, his compassion for my situation and his patience with this miserable time in my life. I have not spoken to Bob since that time. He made an impression on me that I have never forgotten. He was on the forefront of that time of paying it forward.

Bob has more integrity and honesty than I have seen in some others after all of these years. If not for him, I do not know how this would have turned out. I owe him a debt of gratitude.

I miss Alaska after living there many years. The awe and the beauty of Alaska cannot be compared to many of the places I have traveled since then.

Alaskans are like no other. A lot of those that come there have no family, and the Alaskans embrace them and treat them like family. I still have very close friends from there.

In closing, thank you for helping me at one of the worst time of my life, Bob. You have the utmost respect from me. I wish you the best in your re-election to the Kenai City Council. You are an asset to the city of Kenai.

— Laura Shetler, Newfolden, Minnesota

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