Questioning authority figures from teachers to judges seems like something that could get a person in trouble, but it is what has helped immigrantion Attorney Jan Bejar become a recognized lawyer.

Sitting in his office, he recalls with a smile that at a young age he was kicked out of several schools while growing up in Mexico City because he questioned his teachers. And although it often got him into trouble, he did not hesitate from asking, “why” to things his teachers told him.