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LegalZoom to Unveil Lawyer Vending Machines at Courthouses Across America

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LegalZoom has won the praise of advocates for affordable legal counsel.  In a bold move, LegalZoom has broadened its reach beyond those who have access to the internet to those who have access to five dollars in quarters. Legalzoom began offering legal documents to consumers on March 12, 2001, instantly giving anyone with internet access and a credit card the …

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What to Expect When You Are Expecting… Your Client to Kill You

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You have gone through years of school. You have built a career from nothing. You have worked hard to become a professional.  Your clientele probably has not. Especially for solo or small firm practitioners, clients can run the gamut from normal to certifiably insane.  Normally you would try to weed out the real creeps, but maybe it has been a …

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Caption This! (June 6, 2013)

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What in the Bitter Lawyer is going on here? Put your lawyerly wisdom to the test and post a comment below or on Facebook with a witty, hilarious, or brilliant caption to this comic, courtesy of Shutterstock.com. And keep it clean(ish) and, y’know, respectful. The editor’s pick will be announced next week, and then we’ll post the comic with the winning caption on Facebook.

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Caption This! (May 30, 2013)

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What in the Bitter Lawyer is going on here? Put your lawyerly wisdom to the test and post a comment below or on Facebook with a witty, hilarious, or brilliant caption to this comic, courtesy of Shutterstock.com. And keep it clean(ish) and, y’know, respectful. The editor’s pick will be announced next week, and then we’ll post the comic with the winning caption on Facebook.

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Berlusconi Prosecutor Survives Being Attacked With World's Slowest Bullets

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Reuters reports that the prosecutor in the case against former Italian Prime Minster Silvio Berlusconi received a package in the mail containing two bullets. All reports state that the prosecutor survived the attempted “shooting”. Luckily, due to the lack of appropriate gun training in Italy, the attacker apparently didn’t realize that bullets work best if fired through a gun. Berlusconi …

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Caption This! (May 22, 2013)

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What in the Bitter Lawyer is going on here? Put your lawyerly wisdom to the test and post a comment below or on Facebook with a witty, hilarious, or brilliant caption to this comic, courtesy of Shutterstock.com. And keep it clean(ish) and, y’know, respectful. The editor’s pick will be announced next week, and then we’ll post the comic with the …

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Commencement Speech Addresses Social Consequences of a Legal Education

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It may be a couple of years old, but Leighton Davis’s speech at her Law School Graduation is still relevant. Her humorous reflection on her law school experience will resonate with law graduates of the past, present, and future. She is able to articulate themes that have pervaded discussions of law school and law students in a clear, well spoken, …

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Exclusive Interview with Justice Antonin Scalia’s Neighbor

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Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is understandably apprehensive about media interviews due to his position. Luckily, this reporter was able to have a lengthy sit-down with Justice Scalia’s neighbor, Elmo Sanchez.  He was able to give some insight into the daily life of Justice Scalia.  As it seems, the Justice stays true to his originalist beliefs even outside of the …

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