Main Entry: cod·dle
Function: transitive verb
Inflected Form(s): cod·dled; cod·dling ˈkäd-liŋ, ˈkä-dəl-iŋ\
Etymology: perhaps from caudle
1 : to cook (as eggs) in liquid slowly and gently just below the boiling point2 : to treat with extreme or excessive care or kindness : pamper
Of course I don't have a steady income - and in slow months it can be a challenge to pay the mortgage, the utilities, the car note, health insurance premiums, student loans and tuition as well as office expenses.
By no means do I run a charity out of my office - I do have bills to pay after all.
Mr. Casey's statement that the most important question for an attorney to ask a potential client is how much money they have is, shall we say, stereotyping those of us who fight to defend the Constitution on a daily basis. If all we cared about was money, we'd be lining up outside the doors of Big Law seeking jobs. Our fulfillment comes a little bit differently.
While you can put a price on an injury settlement or a contract dispute, you can't put a price on liberty.