John Edwards goes back to square one to practice personal injury law

Story highlightsEdwards is opening a practice in Raleigh with the same partner he started with in 1993It's his first step back into the public eye since his acquittal on campaign finance charges Report: He also does not think that his affair and his wife's death will influence juries against himHe has no more political ambitions, he and his daughter sayAfter two bids for the Oval Office, a sex scandal and a fraud trial, John Edwards is back where he started from.

The former senator will be practicing personal injury law in his home state of North Carolina, CNN affiliate WRAL reported Monday.

He is opening a practice in Raleigh with the same law partner he started his first fir