Cutting associate paychecks, benchslapping, the Bumblebee Men, and it’s still illegal to use a spring gun capable of inflicting some serious death.
Archives for September 2011
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Wouldn’t it be better to represent the odd sympathetic client in your spare time at little to no cost while pursuing a profession that unequivocally benefits society?
Working comedian, social commentator, and Lawyerist contributor Alex Barnett on how to cope with being fired from a law firm.
Poetic Justice, where Bitter Lawyer mashes poems, lyrics, and depositions to come up with a unique brand of resampled artisanal legal work. We also curate found depositions and other legal literacy, such as the shortest deposition ever. If you come across an awesome piece of poetic justice or feel the need to create one yourself,…
[powerpress] This week on The Bitter Brief, Kimber and Mark wax philosophical on South Korean labor contracts and take ridiculous plaintiffs to task in the mother of all lawsuits. We debate the legality of some fabulous protest, and our discussion on employment discrimination gets ugly. Click here to subscribe to The Bitter Brief on iTunes!
Ex-Bitter has been answering reader questions since 2008 when a second-year associate asked for advice about what it takes to become a Hollywood agent. He’s been continuing his thankless task ever since, including answering this inquiry about rocking a George Clooney beard. I Want to Be the Bearded George Clooney of BigLaw