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A Profile in Professionalism: Stephen Crain

I have always been proud to be part of a “profession,” but the concept of “professionalism,” imbued with its weighty significance, turns out to be difficult to describe. Most people, me included, will look toward ideals: the fictional Atticus Finch fighting for Tom Robinson or the very real Thurgood Marshall arguing Brown v. Board of Education. The reality, of course, is that we tend to play on much smaller stages and deal with issues that, while important, are assuredly far less likely to be the stuff of novels or histories.

Read more from Stephen Crain in his Houston Lawyer profile.