January 01, 2013

The Courage of a Lawyer

Courage is the defining quality of great lawyers. How can we learn it and from whom?

Hon. John Cannon Few

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Courage is the defining quality of great lawyers. Good lawyers think deeply, speak eloquently, and write persuasively. They are creative, persistent, and dedicated. Good lawyers combine an extraordinary work ethic with compassion for ordinary people. However, no good lawyer, no matter how talented and skilled in these respects or in others, can be great unless the lawyer has courage.

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