A Lawyer's someone whose principal role is to protect his clients from other members of his profession. - R. Rinkle, Esq.
The Practice Of Law
TORONTO, Canada (UPI '97?) - A lawyer crashed through a window with his shoulder and plunged 24 floors to his death. Police said Garry Hoy, 39, fell into the courtyard of the Dominion Bank Tower as he was demonstrating the safety of the building's windows to visiting law students. The managing partner of Holden, Day & Wilson, told the Toronto Sun that Hoy was one of the best and brightest members of the 200-man firm.
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The ideal client is the very wealthy man in very great trouble. - John Sterling
SYDNEY, Aust. (Sydney Morning Herald '97) - A lawyer charged a client $26 for opening and reading a Christmas card she had sent him. He billed her another $26 for calling and thanking her for sending the card.