"Being a lawyer is not merely a vocation. It is a public trust, and each of us has an obligation to give back to our communities. "
"Law is nothing else but the best reason of wise men applied for ages to the transactions and business of mankind. "
-Recollected Words of Abraham Lincoln
"The law: it has honored us; may we honor it"
"The good lawyer is not the man who has an eye to every side and angle of contingency, and qualifies all his qualifications, but who throws himself on your part so heartily, that he can get you out of a scrape. "
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
"I’m a lawyer. I go for due process; I go for fairness and equity- These values mean a lot to me"
"The courts of this country should not be the places where resolution of disputes begins. They should be the places where the disputes end after alternative methods of resolving disputes have been considered and tried "
-Sandra Day O’Connor
"There is no trust more sacred than the one the world holds with children. There is no duty more important than ensuring that their rights are respected, that their welfare is protected, that their lives are free and want and that they can grow up in peace. "
"Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe. "
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205 West Jefferson Boulevard
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