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by Gaynell Gavin (Goodreads Author)
Anarchy Barbie cannot know what lies ahead of her after graduating from law school and entering the practice of law. In Attorney-at-Large, Gaynell Gavin gives life to this beleaguered, but spirited, protagonist, as well as to the young clients she represents, to their parents and caretakers, and to the social workers, attorneys, and judges that she encounters in juvenile a ...more
Published October 23rd 2012 by Main Street Rag Publishing Company
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(3.5) Attorney-at-Large was an interesting take on child welfare system, family and juvenile law from the perspective of a female attorney navigating through the best she can on behalf of her clients. I've read books regarding the legal profession and work in the legal field but know nothing of this area and it was so intriguiing and disheartening to think that this can really happen to clients that so young with so little resouces and support. Good story-telling and character building.***Pleas ...more
Gaynell Gavin is the author of Attorney-at-Large (www.mainstreetrag.com/GGavin.html), forthcoming from Main Street Rag Publishing (MSR). Her fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry appear or are forthcoming in many journals and anthologies, including Suicidally Beautiful (MSR), Big Muddy: A Journal of the Mississippi River Valley, The Bellevue Literary Review, Prairie Schooner, and Solstice (http ...moreMore about Gaynell Gavin...