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To Kill a Mockingbird

by Harper Lee

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Where in Maycomb does Atticus Finch work as a lawyer?

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Atticus Finch's work is done at home, in his office, in the courtroom, and out in the community. Atticus has an office with a desk in his home. He meets his clients in a variety of places. For example, Atticus meets Mr. Cunningham in the Finch family living room to discuss the man's entailment. During the Tom Robinson trial, most of the work Atticus does takes place in the courtroom.

His main office is located inside the Maycomb courthouse. It is a simple place, which reflects his personality. Atticus is straightforward with no frills.

Atticus's office in the courthouse contained little more than a hat rack, a spittoon, a checkerboard and an unsullied Code of Alabama (Chapter 1).

Later on, "after several years. . . he moved to quieter quarters in the Maycomb Bank building" (Chapter 15). This office is located at the end of a long hallway. It provides some separation between trial work and other kinds of work.

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