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Compelling Constitutional Conversations



Nov 25, 2016

From, the video and list of their top 10. Followed by the American Bar Association's and our office's additions (with more video!)'s "Top Ten Movie Lawyers"

#10: Martin Vail in “Primal Fear” (1996) with Richard Gere

#  9: Rudy Baylor & Deck Shifflet in “The Rainmaker” (1997) with Matt Damon 

#  8: Jake Brigance in “A Time to Kill”  (1996) with Matthew McConaughey

#  7: Frank Galvin in “The Verdict” (1982) with Paul Newman

#  6: Jan Schlichtmann in “A Civil Action (1998) with John Travolta

#  5: Lt. Daniel Kaffee in “A Few Good Men” (1992) Tom Cruise & Jack Nicholson

#  4: Erin Brockovich in “Erin Brockovich” with (2000) Julia Roberts

#  3: Andrew Beckett in “Philadelphia” (1993) with Tom Hanks & Denzel Washington

#  2: Vinnie Gambini in “My Cousin Vinny” (1992) with Joe Pesci

#1 after ...'s Honorable Mentions

Roger Sherman Baldwin in “Amistad” (1997) with Matthew McConaughey

Elle Woods in “Legally Blonde” (2001) with Reese Witherspoon

Mitch McDeere in “The Firm” (1993) with Tom Cruise

Fred Gailey in “Miracle on 34th Street” (1947) with John Payne

Fletcher Reede in “Liar Liar” (1997) with Jim Carrey

Paul Biegler in “Anatomy of a Murder” (1959) with Jimmy Stewart

Mickey Haller in “The Lincoln Lawyer” (2011) with Matthew McConaughey


and # 1: Atticus Finch in “To Kill a Mockingbird” (1962) with Gregory Peck


The American Bar Association adds the following movies with legal themes

“12 Angry Men” (1957) with Henry Fonda

“Inherit the Wind” (1960) with Spencer Tracy & Frederic March

“Witness for the Prosecution (1957) with ___

“Judgement at Nuremberg” (1961) with Spencer Tracy

“Kramer vs. Kramer” (1979) with Dustin Hoffman & Meryl Streep

“The Paper Chase” (1973) with John Houseman

“Reversal of Fortune” (1990) with Jeremy Irons

“Young Mr. Lincoln” (1939) with Henry Fonda

“And Justice for All” (1979) with All Pacino

“Presumed Innocent” (1990) with Harrison Ford

“Breaker Morant” (1980)


And our addition ...

Michael Clayton in “Michael Clayton” (2007) with George Clooney & Tom Wilkinson


Category: Diversions

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