the street lawyer
The main character in this book is Michael Brock, a lawyer working for Drake & Sweeney.
One day a homeless man comes into the firm and holds Michael and other lawyers hostage.
Michael and the lawyers manage to get out of the situation but the homeless man gets
killed. Michael finds out later that the homeless man had been evicted from a wherehouse
where he was paying rent and Drake & Sweeney was responsible for the eviction. Michael
asked a lawyer, at his firm, if he could see the file about the eviction but the lawyer
refused. Michael started helping Mordecai Green, a lawyer for the homeless, and soon
Michael left Drake & Sweeny and became a laywer for the homeless, a street laywer. But
just before he officially left his firm, he stole the eviction file that he wanted to see.
As Micheal copied the file, he began to find out more about the eviction and realized it
was illegal and his ex-firm, Drake & Sweeney, were responsible for wrongful deaths of some
homeless people, who had died after being evicted. When the firm found out about the
missing file, Michael was wanted for Grand Larceny and they were pressing criminal