Official CBS.com Survivor: Palau bio
page excerpts (1/26/05):
"Born and raised in New York, Caryn Groedel attended George
Washington University in Washington, D.C., where she earned
a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science. She went on
to George Mason University School of Law in Arlington,
Virginia, where she attended night school while working
full-time as a legal secretary.
After receiving her law degree, Groedel briefly dabbled in
insurance defense and real estate law before finding her
niche in civil rights and employment discrimination law. She
served for two years as the Executive Director for The
Women's Law Fund, a non-profit organization, before opening
her own practice.
Groedel enjoys running, tennis, biking, rollerblading,
reading and painting. Her favorite activity of all is
spending time with her daughters. She describes herself as
ambitious, energetic and adventurous.
Caryn and her husband, Howard, currently reside in Solon,
Ohio, with their three daughters, Hannah (15), Isabel (12)
and Mia (6). Her birth date is August 13, 1958."