The Street Lawyer (Google eBook)
BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from John Grisham's The Confession.
He gave up the money. He gave up the power. Now all he has left is the law.
Michael Brock is billing the hours, making the money, rushing relentlessly to the top of Drake & Sweeney, a giant D.C. law firm. One step away from partnership, Michael has it all. Then, in an instant, it all comes undone.
A homeless man takes nine lawyers hostage in the firm's plush offices. When it is all over, the man's blood is splattered on Michael's face--and suddenly Michael is willing to do the unthinkable. Rediscovering a conscience he lost long ago, Michael is leaving the big time for the streets where his attacker once lived--and where society's powerless need an advocate for justice.
But there's one break Michael can't make: from a secret that has floated up from the depths of Drake & Sweeney, from a confidential file that is now in Michael's hands, and from a conspiracy that has already taken lives. Now Michael's former partners are about to become his bitter enemies. Because to them, Michael Brock is the most dangerous man on the streets....
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ReneeRobinson - LibraryThing
The Street Lawyer by John Grisham This was one Grisham novel that I particularly liked - a guy who gave up a big career to champion for the down and out. Absolute turner - a wonderful read. There is ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - hobbitprincess - LibraryThing
A lawyer with a big firm learns about the homeless and ends up leaving his job to defend them. He steals a file from his old firm and learns of the wrongs done to some homeless. A good book that makes you think about what should be done. Read full review