An incompetent attorney can delay a trial for months or years. A competent attorney can delay one even longer.
—Evelle J. Younger
I never saw a lawyer yet who would admit he was making money.
—Mary Roberts Rinehart
The good thing about writing fiction is that you can get back at people. I've gotten back at lawyers, prosecutors, judges, law professors, and politicians. I just line 'em up and shoot 'em.
Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke.
—Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
A lawyer starts life giving $500 worth of law for $5 and ends giving $5 worth for $500.
—Benjamin H. Brewster