Bitter News, 5-4-09

Bitter Newsroom Lawyer, News & Views 2 Comments

Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom—because you can relax now that your girlfriend is safe: • Attorney Michael J. Melkersen is a “fairly consistent winner” when it comes to his poker habit and is rated 3,828 on the World Series of Poker’s website.  But it wasn’t enough to save the face of his “Serious Law Firm” after using its $250,000 …

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Caption This! May 2-8

Bitter Staff Comics, Lawyer 24 Comments

What in the Bitter Lawyer is going on in this picture? Put your lawyerly wit to the test and post a comment with a hilarious caption about this loaded witness stand situation.  And keep it clean.  (Ish.) The editors’ favorite entry will be announced next Saturday, May 9th. Editors’ Pick (April 25-May 1): Butch Roberts: “And when you sign here, …

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Bitter News, 5-1-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that thrust junk up and out—like your bit-boosting push-up pants: • Hoping to not go out sans retirement and still workin’ it for adoring fans like Danny Gans, Justice David Souter, at a modest 69 years old, announced today that he’ll be retiring from the Supreme Court in June.  Obama said he’ll “look for a …

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Get Out of the Car

Bitter and Abused Columns, Lawyer 38 Comments

I am on a business trip with a Partner in an unfamiliar city.  We have a week of investigation at the client’s headquarters.  On the first day, Partner asks to borrow my cell phone to call and berate his wife for allowing him to forget his Blackberry, and he continues to use it extensively throughout the day.  At the end …

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