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Bitter Lawyer’s Best of Last Week (September 15, 2012)

Pizza is always a safe leftover. Even cold. Especially cold. We have a lot of pizza for you. Here are the best leftovers from last week, i.e., the most-read posts published during the work week ending on September 14, 2012. Let the reheating commence — or just serve it up cold: 8 Things I Learned […]

Pornography Meets Bad Typography

Maybe the problem is that we’re just taking pornography too seriously. Typography to the rescue!

Bitter Lawyer’s Most Popular Posts from Last Week (September 11, 2012)

To Survive in a Law Firm, You Must Hold These Truths to be Self-Evident Bitter Vault: Five Worst Kiss-Ass Questions Asked at OCI The Joys of Going Back to (Law) School Bitter News Update: 3 People You Should Not Make Angry Bitter Lawyer Comic: Social Case Comment Looking for more? Start here or dig into […]

Last Week’s Best Bitter Lawyer Posts (September 4, 2012)

Memorandum re: How Much Law Review is Going to Suck Law School Made My Schadenfreude Grow Bitter News Update: Idiots Attack! Bitter Vault: Labor Day Unemployment Blues? Try These Jobs Bitter Lawyer Comic: Legal Research: Pre- and Post-Graduation Looking for more? Start here or dig into the Bitter Lawyer archives, featuring more than 1,600 articles, […]

Bitter Lawyer’s Best Posts of the Last Week (August 25, 2012)

Here are the most-read posts on Bitter Lawyer published during the work week ending on August 24, 2012. Let the reheating commence.

Bitter Lawyer’s Best Posts from Last Week (August 20, 2012)

Bitter Lawyer has reached into the fridge and pulled out the best leftovers from last week.

Bitter Lawyer’s Most-Popular Posts from Last Week (August 11, 2012)

Top 10 Funny Judicial Quotes Law School Isn’t What Sucks About Law School Screw You and Your Legal Ethics Joke Top 5 Non-Lawyer Careers for Bitter Lawyers Read Quickly! (This Post is Likely Illegal) Looking for more? Start here or dig into the Bitter Lawyer archives, featuring more than 1,600 articles, comics, videos, and podcasts.

10 Great Quotations of Judges From their Decisions

For example, things we hope never to see written about us in a court order: Moreover, Defendant’s present counsel-of-record, Mr. [redacted] is determined to be disqualified for cause from this action for submitting this asinine tripe. Read Top 10 Funny Judicial Quotes on Bitter Lawyer.

Bitter Lawyer’s Most-Popular Posts from Last Week (August 7, 2012)

11 Ways Law School is Just Like High School Law School Isn’t What Sucks About Law School The Bar Exam: Before and After Bitter Vault: Dreaming About Quitting the Law Firm Misery Loves Company Looking for more? Start here or dig into the Bitter Lawyer archives, featuring more than 1,600 articles, comics, videos, and podcasts.

“Lawyers and ethics — those are two words that don’t belong in the same sentence!”

I have so little tolerance for and interest in this joke that I wince in anticipation as soon as I see it start to spew out someone’s mouth. I never quite understand why as soon as reference is made to the legal profession, people immediately make jokes belittling it. I don’t mock any of the […]

Bitter Lawyer’s Most-Popular Posts from Last Week (July 31, 2012)

What Women Wear to Court Failing the Bar Exam Can Be a Sticky Situation A Partner Blows Smoke in My Face Workaholic of Seven Years Wants to Start Dating Again The Little Lessons of Law School Looking for more? Start here or dig into the Bitter Lawyer archives, featuring more than 1,600 articles, comics, videos, […]

Bitter Lawyer’s Most-Popular Posts from Last Week (July 24, 2012)

The Little Lessons of Law School Five Child Stars Turned Lawyers The Internet Giveth Flashback A Partner Blows Smoke in My Face Looking for more? Start here or dig into the Bitter Lawyer archives, featuring more than 1,600 articles, comics, videos, and podcasts.

The Bottom Rung: Episode 8

Watch the rest of the Bottom Rung on Bitter Lawyer, including character sketches of the dreamers, gunners, and lifers that make up document review.

A Tale of Two Oaths: Doctors vs. Lawyers

I recently had the privilege of being sworn in as licensed attorney. I was seated next to my brother, a medical doctor, who was blown away by how different my oath was from his. … The focus of the Hippocratic Oath is the patient; the focus of the lawyer’s oath is the lawyer himself. Read […]

7 Similarities Between Stand-Up Comedy and the Law

There is a long-standing connection between the legal profession and stand-up comedy, whether it be a lawyer who does stand-up, a stand-up who does lawyer jokes, or a lawyer who is a fan of the art. Lawyers who stop practicing to pursue the comedic arts are considered to be great outsiders, the exception to the […]