So I Said
The collected sayings of Gerry Spence prods readers into thinking about their own vision of the world. As a lawyer with decades of experience in defending the defenseless, he’s fought against giants. His insights provide a grander vision of how the nearly invisible world of the justice system.
What might an old lawyer who still defends cases have to say? Aren’t all lawyers the same, where they live only for the money? This book allows you to look inside and see what one particular attorney is all about. Some of his thoughts are contradictory, others are inspiring, and some are garnered from years of experience. Touch your heart and mind with this book.
Quotes from So I Said
That enigmatic trap called life: You don’t know where you came from, and you don’t know where you’re going, and you can’t get out alive. And concerning this mystery: you don’t know the right questions to ask.
Once slavery in America was not seen as radical. It became, instead, a revolutionary idea that slaves should be freed. When we have lived under a pernicious power long enough, no matter how oppressive, we grow so accustomed to the yoke that its removal seems frightening, even wrong.
This book is filled with the thought-provoking words of America’s most famous attorney. Venture into the mind of Gerry Spence. Yours will be broadened, enlightened, and entertained at the same time.
So I Said Book Information
Author: Gerry Spence
ISBN: 978-1-944986-37-7 (hardback), 978-1-944986-38-4 (paperback)
Market price: $12.95 (paperback), $22.95 (hardback)
Formats: Hardback, Paperback, eBook
Page count: 134
Born, reared, and educated in Wyoming, Gerry Spence is recognized nationwide for his legacy of powerful courtroom victories and as the founder of the nationally acclaimed Trial Lawyers College, which established a revolutionary method for training lawyers to work for social justice.
He has spent his career, both as an attorney and as a teacher of attorneys, striving on behalf of ordinary citizens. He has received numerous awards including an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Wyoming, and in 2009 was inducted into the American Trial Lawyers Hall of Fame. Gerry Spence is the author of 18 other books, including A Small Pile of Feathers, the best-selling How to Argue and Win Every Time, and the widely-acclaimed novel, Half-Moon and Empty Stars. Sastrugi Press published his book of poetry, A Small Pile of Feathers, in 2017.