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New York, NY, United States, 2006/12/26 - Mr. Brooks is in great demand as a political and legal commentator, and has appeared on hundreds of television and radio programs.
On almost any morning, Attorney Thomas C. Brooks Jr. could be seen hustling from courtroom to courtroom at the Criminal Courthouse in downtown Brooklyn, juggling a heavy caseload
A flambouyant and outspoken criminal defense lawyer, impeccably dressed sporting cowboy boots, buckle and hat, Thomas C, as he is called by his clients and friends is the epitome of New York City's New criminal defense attorney… he hates losing.
Along with a handful of other New York lawyers, Thomas C. mostly defends people facing serious criminal charges, such as drunk driving, domestic assault, theft, fraud and sexual assault. He is on the short list of attorneys who would take court-appointed cases in federal court. Thomas C. is well liked by prosecutors, judges , and other defense lawyers.
Mr. Brooks is in great demand as a political and legal commentator, and has appeared on hundreds of television and radio programs. Thomas received his law degree from the New England School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts and Served as the Editor in Chief of the New England Law Review, while in attendance. He currently resides in Brooklyn, NY.
Thomas said, as he accepted his award, "I believe the role of the criminal defense lawyer is to provide justice. ..." He thanked his father, Thomas C. Brooks Sr. for his unwavering faith in his decision to become a lawyer.
As Thomas C. Brooks Jr. climbed the courthouse steps, a defendant screamed, "Get Me, Thomas C!"