Darrow is my hero

PI lawyer Clarence Darrow

By personal injury attorney, Michael Ehline – What other man can take on a former Presidential candidate, crowds of angry citizens, and the law system itself? Clarence Darrow is for many the quintessential American attorney: he built himself from the bottom up, never backed down from a fight, and gained fame across the country as a personal injury warrior. I know of only one other man who has become a personal injury lawyer before getting a law degree in modern times, and that would be Michael Ehline, out in California. But in the far past, one normally interned to become a profession, underneath a professional. Prior to government-sanctioned law schools, we had John Jay and Abe Lincoln, for example. But Darrow became one when law schools...

Continue reading