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Ladies' Man

Famous names, nasty divorces, and the women in each of them turned to one man, Monroe Inker, to get them a fair shake from their rich husbands. Now 80, Boston's most feared divorce lawyer has found an even messier calling.

'I have enemies, people who don't like me. Other lawyers, former clients.... They're all competitors. But what the hell,' divorce lawyer Monroe Inker says. 'I' ma competitor, too.'
"I have enemies, people who don't like me. Other lawyers, former clients.... They're all competitors. But what the hell," divorce lawyer Monroe Inker says. "I' ma competitor, too." (Globe Staff Photo / Matthew J. Lee) Globe Staff Photo / Matthew J. Lee
By Gretchen Voss
November 13, 2005

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Monroe Inker, the man, is slight, stooped at the middle, propped up with a cane. His voice has the gravel and speed bumps of age. His clothes are finely tailored but assembled in a clashing pastiche - bright blue shirt, brighter pink tie, suspenders of muted red and beige and black. He is unfailingly polite, gentle in manner. Mellow, even. ... (Full article: 3067 words)

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