"My client is not a nice guy. Hate him for being a bad guy. But that does not mean he committed this murder. Hate him, but do not convict him of murder."
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In a similar vein, an attorney who is interviewing with a law firm might say:
"I realize that I did not go to the most prestigious law school. However, because of this, I also believe I need to work harder and will live, breathe, eat and sleep this job. I really want this job."
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That sort of statement shows that the attorney is interested in improving despite a weakness.
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