Few professions are based upon the skill of becoming a wordsmith. Even less are adept at using logic, analysis and reasoning. And fewer still are able to pursue the cause of noble purpose. Our view of the legal calling has been shaded with visions of esteem and respect since childhood. We have been taught that honor and duty were tenants that advocates of the civil law took to heart and aspired to follow in their occupation. But at some point in our lives, we are brought into direct contact with the reality of the legal trade and are left with a foul taste from the experience.
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