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Strong Advocate: The Life of a Trial Lawyer | [Thomas Strong]

Strong Advocate: The Life of a Trial Lawyer

In Strong Advocate, Thomas Strong, one of the most successful trial lawyers in Missouri's history, chronicles his adventures as a contemporary personal injury attorney. Though the profession is held in low esteem by the general public, Strong entered the field with the right motives: to help victims who have been injured by defective products or through the negligence of others.

As a twelve-year-old in rural southwest Missouri during the Great Depression, Strong bought a cow, then purchased others as he could afford them, and eventually financed his education with the milk he sold.

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In Strong Advocate, Thomas Strong, one of the most successful trial lawyers in Missouri's history, chronicles his adventures as a contemporary personal injury attorney. Though the profession is held in low esteem by the general public, Strong entered the field with the right motives: to help victims who have been injured by defective products or through the negligence of others.

As a twelve-year-old in rural southwest Missouri during the Great Depression, Strong bought a cow, then purchased others as he could afford them, and eventually financed his education with the milk he sold. After graduating law school and serving in the Army's Counter Intelligence Corps, he rejected offers to practice in New York and San Francisco and returned to his hometown of Springfield.

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    Would you listen to Strong Advocate again? Why?

    LIKE IT, LOVE IT, READ IT


    What was the most compelling aspect of this narrative?

    THE STORYLINE


    Which character – as performed by Alan Taylor – was your favorite?

    MR. STRONG


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    THE CLIENT WAS GOING TO DIE. MR. STRONG REFUSED TO TAKE A PLEA BECAUSE "THE CLIENT WON'T CARE IF HE IS DEAD!!" HA


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