Sam Adam Jr., standing with his father and fellow attorney Shelly Sorosky, was next to address the media after Rod left the building.
"We believe in those 12 jurors that are in there right now," he told reporters. "We believe that they listened to the evidence, they've seen that the government has not proved their case, they've seen what I said in closing statements ... that the governor, whatever you want to say about him, he's not corrupt."
Adam Jr. thanked his team and talked about the challenges they've overcome in the past year -- the volume of papers they've had to go over, their requests for more time getting shot down, his own inexperience in federal courts.
He closed by saying his client -- and his All Kids program, presumably, which the ex-governor himself mentioned just minutes earlier -- was responsible for the health of his 1-year-old daughter, who was born weighing 1-1/2 pounds.
"I love that man," Adam Jr. said. "My wife, who is here, and I now have a beautiful 35-pound child because of him, and whatever you say, I will go to my grave being grateful to him."
Sam Adam Sr. then took the mic. He, too, praised their legal team and then turned to his son's birthday.
"Thirty-eight years ago this morning, my son's mother delivered my son and I was standing right there with her," Adam Sr. said. "Thirty-eight years later I couldn't be more proud of this boy. Here he is, taking the pressure of the world -- this case was published in Paris yesterday, I'm told -- taking the pressure of the world and defying a federal judge and saying, 'I will go to jail if necessary to protect my client.'"
"I couldn't possibly be more proud of this boy than I am. I love him and I love Rod, too."
Sam Adam Jr. stood behind his father as he spoke, wiping away tears.