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I’m Going To a TTTT Law School But Want To Shoot For The Moon

Ex-Bitter Columns, law school, Lawyer 14 Comments

QFirst off, I have to say thank you for your column about BigLaw snobs. It made me feel better about my choice to attend a geographically convenient, cheaper (9k/year vs 30k/year) law school in my hometown. ATL makes me want to puke. I am entering 1L next week after years of putting off law school. I know I want to …

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10 Greatest Fictional Lawyers (Overlooked by the ABA Journal)

BL1Y Columns, Lawyer 11 Comments

This month’s issue of the ABA Journal featured The 25 Greatest Fictional Lawyers (Who are Not Atticus Finch).  Some are interesting, like Vincent “Vinny” Gambini from My Cousin Vinny, but they took the lazy road of handing out honors to pretty much every hour-long prime time legal show, including Law & Order, Boston Legal, L.A. Law and Ally McBeal. They …

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Are You A BLT?

TexJudge Columns, Lawyer 15 Comments

[Ed. Note: The following is a follow-up from “TexJudge,” the former Texas Court of Criminal Appeals judge who wrote the highly debated pieces “Are Law Schools Screwing Students?” and “Bitter Judge Strikes Again.”] I have been reading the various posts on Bitter Lawyer for some time and have found some to be funny, some to be sad and some to …

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Bitter Buzz

Bitter Newsroom Lawyer, News & Views 4 Comments

INTERESTING QUOTES AND COMMENTS OVERHEARD THIS WEEK FROM FRIENDS, ACQUAINTANCES AND STRANGERS.  (Names have been eliminated, but the quotes are real.  Too real!) SENIOR PARTNER BIGLAW: “The law business sucks right now.  It’s awful.  I’d hate to be a young lawyer starting out.  There’s no money in it anymore.  No chance at partner.  It just sucks.  Luckily, I’m 55 and …

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