The Tenant Lawyer by Eric Dinnocenzo

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Mark Langley is an idealistic 32-year old lawyer who gets fired from one of Boston's most prestigious law firms after sabotaging a corporate client's defense of a sexual harassment lawsuit. Now a pariah in the Boston legal community, he takes a job as a legal services lawyer representing tenants in eviction cases in his blue-collar hometown of Worcester, Massachusetts. Soon Mark gets pulled into two high-stakes legal battles. In one, he fights to keep a single mother and her teenage son from being evicted from a large public housing complex. In the other, he challenges a plan to divert federal funds away from the low-income community and into the pockets of private developers, leading him to go head-to-head against his old firm. With a riveting plot and unforgettable characters, The Tenant Lawyer chronicles the harsh realities of urban justice and a young lawyer's complicated relationship with his hometown.

About Eric Dinnocenzo

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Eric Dinnocenczo graduated from Boston College Law School in 2001 and began working as a legal aid attorney in Worcester, Massachusetts. He has published in legal journals, and though he is now in private practice, he still represents the underdog. He lives and works in New York City.
Published November 22, 2011 by iUniverse. 264 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Fired from his high-powered Boston law firm for an unseemly attack of conscience, 32-year-old Mark Langley has descended to the lowest rung of the lawyering trade as a legal services attorney doing eviction cases in his blue-collar hometown of Worcester, Mass.

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