I have always been proud to be a trial lawyer. I find great satisfaction in representing those victims of negligence and wrongdoing in need of help to balance the scales. These days that often this means that I speak for the mute, maimed, and yes, even the dead. It is a weighty responsibility that is often maligned in today’s society.
One lawyer recently took the time to put his feelings about representing these victims and why one should not be apologetic about being a trial lawyer. I wish I had written about 95% of it. If you are interested in why I am proud to be a lawyer, as opposed to soundbite, read Joe Jamail’s full article here.