Perhaps more than any other professionals, attorneys have seen their place in society transformed throughout history. Initially a revered profession, the law is now in dire need of dramatic underlying redirection.
For more than 100 years from its birth in 1776, the citizens of our country looked upon attorneys with respect and sought the counsel of such men as John Quincy Adams, Thomas Jefferson, William Taft and Abraham Lincoln; men whose sole purpose seemed to be to shape and organize our society for a better quality of life and the enhancement of justice. During such times, financial gain at the expense of others was inconceivable in the long hours spent in the dimly lit libraries of law schools.
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