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Bitter News, 8-18-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom bigger than Bernie Madoff’s tiny penis—yeah, I said it: • Need something to either organizationally validate or diminish the importance of your life on a Tuesday afternoon?  Then feast on these rankings!  After weeks of geek-like excitement and nerd-alert speculation, Vault.com has officially released its law firm rankings for 2010.  Spots #1 through #8 are …

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Bitter News, 8-17-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom worth $60 million less than your botched thigh job: • “Cocaine is more likely to be used in states with heavy concentrations of lawyers.” According to The Atlantic’s analysis of a drug study, which found “a statistical correlation between cocaine use and the number of people in a state employed as lawyers,” the facts are …

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Bitter News, 8-14-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom as disappointing as a chance to buy a five-legged puppy: • What makes snarky tabloids actually care about legal training?  When a B-list actor enrolls in a third-tier law school.  Jerry O’Connell, who’s most famous for being “Cush” and knocking up Ex-Mrs. Jesse Katsopolis, is now a student at Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles. …

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Bitter Factoids 13

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Republican political consultant Frank Luntz once said, “If you’re a good numbers person, you’re a bad language person.” We’ve given you the numbers, so you can give us the language. $66 billion The estimated cost the threat of lawsuits and the practice of “defensive medicine” has on the U.S. healthcare system in a single year, according to a Forbes article, …

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Bitter News, 8-12-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that make you feel as wanted as a White House welcome party: • Phew—thankfully plaid is fashionable again because people like power attorneys Nate and Karen Litwin are part of a trend of well-educated, corporate professionals who are aspiring future farmers of America.  Tired of dealing with clients’ crap, they want the simple life of …

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