Abraham Lincoln had a successful career as a small firm lawyer for 25 years before becoming America’s 16th president in 1861. In notes for a lecture to lawyers, Lincoln attributed his achievements to diligence, honesty, and time management. Learn more by reading Lincoln's Lecture on Successful Lawyering and an article about Lincoln’s Lessons for Lawyers. Also see books about Lawyering Like Lincoln, Lincoln’s Counsel for Litigators, Lincoln's Melancholy, and The Organized Lawyer. Get entertained by watching Matthew McConaughey in The Lincoln Lawyer on Netflix.