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Bitter News, 5-6-10

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom perfect like a burger-scented White Castle candle for Mothers Day: • Cost for being the lawyer who simulated masturbation with his hand in front of a judge in court?  A 90-day sentence for contempt…and then, three years probation of law license.  Texas attorney Adam Reposa lives to see another day where his “Bulletproof” nickname gets …

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Bitter News, 5-5-10

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that just conceded defeat to “Joe the Plumber”: • There’s now one more newly minted lawyer in the country—but don’t worry: You don’t have to compete with him for a job.  “The Pennsylvania Supreme Court admitted George Boyer Vashon to the bar Tuesday.” He was denied a law license back in 1847 because he was …

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Why Not Allow Bankers to Lie? (If It’s Okay for Lawyers…)

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[Ed. Note: The following is from the mind of our good friend PhilaLawyer.  It’s simply too amusing, intense and culturally relevant to just link to, so here it is in full.  Don’t forget to buy his book: Happy Hour Is for Amateurs.  A must-read for every Bitter Lawyer.  And listen to his weekly radio show/podcast with Dr. Rob: Here’s What …

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Bitter News, 5-4-10

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that seek justice like a scorned Mrs. Boreanaz on Rachel Uchitel: • Here’s a look at the three-factor test used to consider whether “excessive force was employed” when 17-year-old Steve Consalvi got Tasered like a bitch for running onto the field during Monday night’s Phillies game after calling his dad and telling him he was …

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Bitter News, 5-3-10

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that will break your heart like your first wife: • OMFG!  Even lawyers heart pop culture: —Snakes on a plane: Lawyer/lawyer couple spots Justin Bieber, misses Justice Stevens.  [ABA Journal] —Lawyer Howard Ignal is pissed the Time Square bomb blew up his Broadway plans.  [NY Daily News] • Peter Lopez, the lawyer who was #8 …

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I’m Worried I Don’t Have Enough Competitive Drive for Law

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Dear Ex-Bitter, After reading your website and working as an intern at my city’s district attorney office, I’m questioning my decision to attend law school in the fall.  It seems that lawyers have to be very competitive… People on your website worry about grades [here], facial hair [here], hairstyles [here], tattoos [here]—all just to get ahead of their peers.  Even …

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