Who Are the Greatest Lawyers Alive?

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Who Are the Greatest Lawyers Alive?

Postby scifiguy » Mon Feb 04, 2013 3:39 pm

Kind of a very broad question eh?

But I'm actually curious though. Who are some of the great lawyers of our age?

You can go by sector: ...like small law (Erin Brockovich?...Johnnie Cochrane?)...biglaw (who is a super famous partner?).....government (Supreme Court Justices?).....

Are there even such things as "great" lawyers - people who transcend their success and name in the legal community and are known by even the common man too?

Yes, I'm slightly bored, but I'm also serious too. :lol:
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Re: Who Are the Greatest Lawyers Alive?

Postby rad lulz » Mon Feb 04, 2013 3:40 pm

Rob Kardashian for helping to conceive Kim's ass.

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Re: Who Are the Greatest Lawyers Alive?

Postby fatduck » Mon Feb 04, 2013 3:43 pm

Johnny Cochran's dead, bro

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Re: Who Are the Greatest Lawyers Alive?

Postby rad lulz » Mon Feb 04, 2013 3:43 pm

fatduck wrote:Johnny Cochran's dead, bro

Fuck so's Rob

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Re: Who Are the Greatest Lawyers Alive?

Postby 04102014 » Mon Feb 04, 2013 3:47 pm

fatduck wrote:Johnny Cochran's dead, bro


Off topic, but every time I see the commercial with your tar I get a little bit angrier.

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Re: Who Are the Greatest Lawyers Alive?

Postby magp90 » Mon Feb 04, 2013 4:11 pm

Eric Brockovich never went to law school, so I'm not sure she'd count either.

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Re: Who Are the Greatest Lawyers Alive?

Postby scifiguy » Mon Feb 04, 2013 4:12 pm

lol

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Re: Who Are the Greatest Lawyers Alive?

Postby scifiguy » Mon Feb 04, 2013 4:13 pm

BHO? no votes yet?

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Re: Who Are the Greatest Lawyers Alive?

Postby Poo-T » Mon Feb 04, 2013 4:13 pm

Matthew Mcconoughey

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Re: Who Are the Greatest Lawyers Alive?

Postby stillwater » Mon Feb 04, 2013 4:15 pm

The Lincoln Lawyer or the dude from A Time To Kill?

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Re: Who Are the Greatest Lawyers Alive?

Postby joemoviebuff » Mon Feb 04, 2013 4:16 pm

David Boies is pretty much as awesome as they come.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Boies

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Re: Who Are the Greatest Lawyers Alive?

Postby magp90 » Mon Feb 04, 2013 4:18 pm

joemoviebuff wrote:David Boies is pretty much as awesome as they come.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Boies


Yeeeeeesh.

After everything he's done, it's no wonder his "personal life" section is only one sentence.

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Re: Who Are the Greatest Lawyers Alive?

Postby LaMuSayonga » Mon Feb 04, 2013 4:27 pm

Abbe Lowell, the smartest man in Washington?

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Re: Who Are the Greatest Lawyers Alive?

Postby dingbat » Mon Feb 04, 2013 4:43 pm

I'm gonna say thesealocust.

For a serious response, go read Chambers

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Postby sinfiery » Mon Feb 04, 2013 5:06 pm

Ari Gold

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Chard Pennington

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Postby Circlewave » Mon Feb 04, 2013 5:16 pm

Jack McCoy

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Re: Who Are the Greatest Lawyers Alive?

Postby ndirish2010 » Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:46 am

John Roberts if he still counts.

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Re: Who Are the Greatest Lawyers Alive?

Postby 5ky » Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:52 am

Paul Clement for dat oration

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Clement

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Re: Who Are the Greatest Lawyers Alive?

Postby BruceWayne » Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:53 am

Am I the only one who noticed this? :shock:

From the Boies wiki " Boies has dyslexia and he did not learn to read until the third grade"

That's actually really inspiring. And unlike a lot of big firm lawyers he didn't come from a white shoe background. It says his parents were teachers in rural Illinois. One thing that has really turned me off about law is how many successful lawyers are born into the profession from white shoe families. In many ways law is probably the biggest ole boy's club profession around.
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Re: Who Are the Greatest Lawyers Alive?

Postby manofjustice » Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:57 am

magp90 wrote:
joemoviebuff wrote:David Boies is pretty much as awesome as they come.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Boies


Yeeeeeesh.

After everything he's done, it's no wonder his "personal life" section is only one sentence.


Also, Joe Jamail.

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Re: Who Are the Greatest Lawyers Alive?

Postby manofjustice » Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:58 am

BruceWayne wrote:Am I the only one who noticed this? :shock:

From the Boies wiki " Boies has dyslexia and he did not learn to read until the third grade"

That's actually really inspiring. And unlike a lot of big firm lawyers he didn't come from a white shoe background. It says his parents were teachers in rural Illinois.


Yep. It sure is.

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Re: Who Are the Greatest Lawyers Alive?

Postby manofjustice » Tue Feb 05, 2013 1:03 am

Vincent Bugliosi and Gerry Spence.

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Re: Who Are the Greatest Lawyers Alive?

Postby Crowing » Tue Feb 05, 2013 1:05 am

am i the only person who gets really confused when people take other peoples' avatars?



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