"Don't judge Walter! You don't know what he's going through."
LOL stay away from my kids
Atticus says, "Yes sir....I'll take the case."( Foote 18) When the judge asks Atticus to defend Tom; he ultimately decides to defend him. This shows that Atticus will defend anyone, no matter the race.
I'm old... :(
"Scout and Jem are dumbfounded." (Foote 38) This reveals that Atticus surprises the kids by killing the dog with just one shot. By Atticus saying "Until you climb into his skin and walk around in it." (Foote 35) Shows that Atticus has a positive effect on Scout by the words he speaks and the advice he gives.
As a rabie infested dog approaches the kids, "Atticus brings the rifle to his shoulder. The rifle cracks. The dog drops." (Foote 38) This reveals that Atticus is a great shot, and would do anything to protect is kids from impending dangers.
An angry Jem describes his father as being "Too old to do anything." (Foote 8) This reveals that Atticus is an older man that can't really do as much as he used to be able to do. His age angers Jem because Atticus can't do much with Jem anymore.
Overall, Atticus is a gentle, old, father that will put everything on the line in order to protect his kids, and people who he truly believe is innocent. He's also a very surprising good shot that he uses to protect his children. He is a very good role model for his kids.