Gerry Spence


GERRY SPENCE

Gerry SpenceGerry Spence is one of the most famous and storied attorneys in America.

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 the best-selling How to Argue and Win Every Time and the widely-acclaimed novel, Half-Moon and Empty Stars.  He lives in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, with his wife of forty years, Imaging. They have six children and thirteen grandchildren. The collected poems in this volume, written over a span of fifty years, offer insightful windows into the life and passions of Gerry Spence, the man who would become one of the great American lawyers of our time.

His law firm is located in Jackson, WY. He also runs a trial lawyers college in Dubois, WY.

 


Gerry Spence at TedX