The torts bar lost a hero this week. Washington personal injury lawyer Charles Schulze, 73, of Schulze & Pederson died in his rescue of two drowning boys off Pompano Beach, Florida.
Schulze was walking on the beach with his partner Helen Smith when he saw two boys in distress in the surf. He swam out and rescued the nine-year-old child first and was bringing back the twelve-year-old boy when he appeared to have a heart attack. Schulze had a reputation for helping people and his colleagues warn not surprised that his final act of sacrifice. He made the entire bar proud in his heroism and his two brother, four children, and five grandchildren are receiving the heartfelt condolences for lawyers across the country. I cannot imagine a better way to go then in the act of such a rescue.