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Ruffin's deeds and demeanor set sterling example for colleagues

...me, but I explained later that it was an honor for a young lawyer to be joked with by a Superior Court judge -- particularly...name, I am reminded of the legacy that he left to a young lawyer beginning in 1990, and I serve the public in this courthouse...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2011-05-15/ruffins-deeds-an
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Milestones

Awards and honorsReceives lawyer awardRyan Neville, of Charleston, S.C., was named Young Lawyer of the Year by the Young Lawyers Devision at the Bar's House of Delegates meeting May 16. He is a 2000 graduate of Lakeside...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2013-07-17/milestones
Wit, court savvy put lawyer on top

...guys, in and out of the courtroom. He's also considered a skilled barrister, with an impressive résumé for a young lawyer of 38. In just seven years of practice, he has been a public defender, a prosecutor, a city solicitor and now a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/29/met_410419.shtml
Metro
Lecture to focus on riots

...lecture called Augusta is Burning, presented by William Coleman Jr. On the night of May 11, 1970, Mr. Coleman, a young lawyer, was appointed by the chief Superior Court judge to provide legal counsel for those arrested during the riots. "The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/11/met_523544.shtml
Metro
Battle weighs heavily in town

...Ferguson began. In Briggs v. Elliott, filed before the more famous Brown v. the Board of Education of Topeka, a young lawyer named Thurgood Marshall first honed his arguments against the reigning Jim Crow system. The past is alive and well...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/10/met_415154.shtml
Metro | North Augusta High School
Civil rights leader, judge buried

...mentors," U.S. Rep. James Clyburn said.Clyburn told mourners he was introduced to Perry in his youth when the young lawyer defended the Sumter branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Clyburn's mother was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/south-carolina-elections/
Celebrate Law Day watching these films

...Although the title character (Henry Fonda) was an actual person, this movie from John Ford about Lincoln as a young lawyer is entirely fictional. Still, it's an interesting and entertaining speculation as to what the famous orator and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/01/uhl_196986.shtml
Steven Uhles
Actors often play politics

...A straightforward slash-and-burn satire of the American political machine, with Robert Redford as an idealistic young lawyer who mounts a senatorial campaign he fully expects to lose. Like all great political movies, The Candidate has its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/12/uhl_387125.shtml
Steven Uhles
Video releases

...recent video releases: THE RAINMAKER (***, R) One of the richest of the John Grisham stories, with Matt Damon as a young lawyer who opens a storefront office with a hustling paralegal (Danny DeVito) and finds himself juggling three tricky cases...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/29/ent_229716.shtml
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Xtreme screen

...Agatha Christie meets Flannery O'Connor. THE RAINMAKER -- In this adaptation of the John Grisham best-seller, a young lawyer (Courage Under Fire's Matt Damon) battles an evil insurance conglomerate. Francis Ford Coppola directs, and Danny...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/18/xtr_217711.shtml
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