Monday, September 10, 2012

Thoughts from University of Arizona Booklet

          1.       He ain’t nothing but a pitch man – He’s just a talker

          2.       He’s nothing but a snake oil salesman

          3.       But WOW, look at those jury verdicts he got!

          4.       I earned my reputation as a trial lawyer

          5.        March to your own drumbeat

          6.       Look at those below you, look at those above you. We will all be fellow passengers on the trip to the grave

          7.       Street fighter – Scrapper.

          8.       Don’t throw the widow on the human garbage heap

          9.       Rage daddio rage

          10.   Dream. No charge for alterations

          11.   Be more than generous to the poor

          12.   Being friendly and being a trial lawyer doesn’t work

          13.   Jurors want to see a lawyer fight for his client

          14.   Charming does not work with the jury

          15.   Don’t be a one trick pony

          16.   Only an honest lawyer is respected

          17.   Don’t ever try to fool a judge

          18.   Know  your facts

          19.   Know the law

          20.   Apply the law to the facts

          21.   If you don’t like learning, don’t become a lawyer

          22.   Being a lawyer is a life of learning

          23.   If you want to be liked, be a pediatrician

          24.   If you want to be applauded, be an athlete

          25.   If you want to be admired, be a trial lawyer

          26.   Open your own office and you’ll never be a slave

          27.   Life is short, enjoy it

          28.   Money is only good to either give or exchange things for

          29.   Being a great trial lawyer is being lonely

          30.   What counts is what You think of yourself. Never try to show off in a courtroom

          31.   Give yourself a big hug

          32.   There is no such thing as a good loser

          33.   If you don’t have enemies, then create them

          34.   Sit on a hard chair and sweat

          35.   A lawyer must be BOLD

          36.   Focus. Focus, focus

          37.   A crisp sentence that wraps up a bale of thought

          38.   Radio romantica

          39.   Sentimental Richard

          40.   Beep! Beep!

          41.   You can’t change the Ten Commandments

          42.   Deal with raisins and almonds

          43.   Be elegant

          44.   The bitter bookkeeping of death

          45.   I’m still here

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