Who Are the Greatest Lawyers Alive?

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Re: Who Are the Greatest Lawyers Alive?

Postby warandpeace » Tue Feb 05, 2013 1:08 am

Shawn Holley

Lol

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Re: Who Are the Greatest Lawyers Alive?

Postby xjustyoursmile » Tue Feb 05, 2013 6:37 am

Phoenix Wright

Runner-up: Birdman Attorney at Law

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Re: Who Are the Greatest Lawyers Alive?

Postby holmesboy » Tue Feb 05, 2013 6:43 am

Ted Buckland

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Re: Who Are the Greatest Lawyers Alive?

Postby buddingjd » Tue Feb 05, 2013 7:02 am

Saul Goodman

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Re: Who Are the Greatest Lawyers Alive?

Postby exitoptions » Tue Feb 05, 2013 8:46 am

Barack H. Obama

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Re: Who Are the Greatest Lawyers Alive?

Postby you'rethemannowdawg » Tue Feb 05, 2013 11:02 am

manofjustice wrote:Vincent Bugliosi and Gerry Spence.


Someone's seen "On Trial: Lee Harvey Oswald."

Came here to say David Boies, was not disappointed.

F. Lee Bailey if he's still alive. Possibly the greatest defense attorney of all time, may qualify as one of the lawyers OP mentions that transcend the profession and are known by laypeople. He was pretty famous in the 60s. There's a great interview of him by William F. Buckley on YouTube, as well as his cross examination of the detective in the OJ Simpson case.

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/F._Lee_Bailey

Also, like four of the partners at Williams and Connolly should probably be counted as the greatest lawyers alive.

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Re: Who Are the Greatest Lawyers Alive?

Postby Icculus » Tue Feb 05, 2013 11:11 am

Harvey Specter...he does it all!

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Re: Who Are the Greatest Lawyers Alive?

Postby Icculus » Tue Feb 05, 2013 11:18 am

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

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


That is a seriously impressive Wikipedia page. And agree with Bruce Wayne, pretty inspiring. I guess he's as close to a bad ass attorney as they come. F. Lee is also pretty impressive.

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Re: Who Are the Greatest Lawyers Alive?

Postby fatduck » Tue Feb 05, 2013 11:54 am

Systematic1 wrote:Joe Jamail
in action

terrible deposition technique. 2/10, would not hire.

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Re: Who Are the Greatest Lawyers Alive?

Postby andres » Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:05 pm

Elle Woods.

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Re: Who Are the Greatest Lawyers Alive?

Postby gnomgnomuch » Wed Feb 06, 2013 9:35 am

Id def go with Elena Kagan, shes pretty dam amazing



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