As Abraham Lincoln once said, “A lawyer’s advice is his stock in trade.” That short phrase has been repeated by attorneys throughout the years and is etched on brass plaques hanging in law firms worldwide.

Clearly, Abe knew the value of his expertise. He also was reportedly a stickler for collecting payment. If money was tight, clients might hand over a milk cow or plump hen as payment for his services.

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