The Making of a Country Lawyer: An Autobiography



❮PDF / Epub❯ ☉ The Making of a Country Lawyer: An Autobiography Author Gerry Spence – E17streets4all.co.uk The author, who has defended Karen Silkwood and Randy Weaver among others, recounts his life growing up in Wyoming and the tragic event that caused him become an attorney The author, who has defended of a Epub Ü Karen Silkwood and Randy Weaver among others, recounts his life growing up in Wyoming and the tragic event that caused him become an attorney.The Making of a Country Lawyer: An Autobiography

Gerry Spence is a trial of a Epub Ü lawyer in the United States In , he announced he would retire, at age , at the end of the Geoffrey Fieger trial in Detroit, MI Spence did not lose a criminal case in the over years he practiced law He started his career as a prosecutor and later became a successful defense attorney for the insurance industry Years later, Spence said he saw the light The Making eBook Ù and became committed to representing people, instead of corporations, insurance companies, banks, or big business.

The Making of a Country Lawyer: An Autobiography PDF/EPUB
  • Paperback
  • 437 pages
  • The Making of a Country Lawyer: An Autobiography
  • Gerry Spence
  • English
  • 18 February 2019
  • 0312169140

10 thoughts on “The Making of a Country Lawyer: An Autobiography

  1. says:

    this is a surprisingly good book written by a pretty remarkable man

  2. says:

    I have been touched by this man s childhood, adulthood, career and traditions He is only 20 years older than I I am now in law school I really don t want to be in law school Like myself he did, and then he didn t I liked the rugged life he had, learning how to do so many things that today is taken for granted Hunting for your own food, canning, sewing clothes out of hides done by his mother , how he saw her as an angel but not a loving emotionally giving angel but as a servant of God.So c I have been touched by this man s childhood, adulthood, career and traditions He is only 20 years older than I I am now in law school I really don t want to be in law school Like myself he did, and then he didn t I liked the rugged life he had, learning how to do so many things that today is taken for granted Hunting for your own food, canning, sewing clothes out of hides done by his mother , how he saw her as an angel but not a loving emotionally giving angel but as a servant of God.So close to nature,fishing in brooks Going against a wind pressing and pushing like Eros Snowfalls and ice School and the annoying teachers His insecurity, within and without.Sexual encounters and alcoholic binges Navy stints and naivete Falling in love assuredly but recklessly and making it all work Enduring a marriage where he was emotionally abusive Making moves from a green lawyer working on abstracts, to running for D.A Taking tough stands and making enemies After defending a few cases, and doing well never losing, the big boys knocked on his door, would he work for the big bad insurance companies Why not and he did..only to find out later that was carving his soul He tried to run for Congress, lost Got up again and asked for an appointment to a Judgeship, but the enemies he made came together against him.Spiritual trials and tribulations, selling off all of his belongings, a type of cleansing, falling in love with someone else he called Imaging Crow a love so deep that it rocked his marriage He left his wife, moved in with his lover, tried it again, and finally left the wife Divorced and remarried another 40 years to his present love.What a rich tapestry we are exposed to Wonderful At the end he goes back to defending the people against the government and corporations

  3. says:

    I always knew he was a great trial lawyer, I had no idea he was such an incredible writer His words blew me away He is so descriptive I was back picking choke cherries in my youth I was grieving my mothers passing I relished his criticism of law school training I remembered the first jury trial I ever attended I was the prosecutor He tells it like it was for a country lawyer.

  4. says:

    Having been in awe of this man, I appreciate the trials of life he endured to become the famous and unique attorney he is today At one time he contemplated being a writer and could have been a success based on this book Well worth reading.

  5. says:

    love the man, very good book, about his great mind i found his book in use book store ,with his signature how lucky i am.

  6. says:

    Along with Ben Bradlee s A Good Life, this is one of my favorite autobiographies The stories Spence tells as he grows and matures into one of the most successful defense attorneys ever make for an amusing read A foray into the life of someone I didn t know before picking this book up, I was drawn to the stories from his youth and the lessons he learned from his parents, as well as what he learned from the professors and others he encounters in law school and beyond There was even one person Along with Ben Bradlee s A Good Life, this is one of my favorite autobiographies The stories Spence tells as he grows and matures into one of the most successful defense attorneys ever make for an amusing read A foray into the life of someone I didn t know before picking this book up, I was drawn to the stories from his youth and the lessons he learned from his parents, as well as what he learned from the professors and others he encounters in law school and beyond There was even one person a judge, I think who told him he would never make it as a trial lawyer I guess that just shows what one can accomplish when you put your mind to it

  7. says:

    Very honest painfully so.

  8. says:

    The Making of a Country Lawyer An Autobiography by Gerry Spence 1997

  9. says:

    Author seems smug, and I don t like his style of writing.

  10. says:

    Entertaining, good picture of the 1930 1940 s Entertaining, good picture of the 1930 1940 s

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