The Top Five Sports Agents Who Are Lawyers

Mark Thudium Columns, Lawyer 13 Comments

A lot of what America knows about sports agents it learned from Jerry Maguire.  As in, “It’s not show friends, it’s show business.” And “show me the money.” But did you know that “Dicky Fox,” Jerry’s mentor and imparts wisdom throughout the movie, wasn’t played by an actor at all?  His real name is Jared Jussim, and he’s the actual …

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Six Ways for Men NOT to Get Sex in Law School

Gianna Scatchell Columns, Lawyer 13 Comments

[Ed. Note: The following is again from Gianna Scatchell, the blogger behind] No matter what age you decide to go, law school dating behaviors are awkward.  The whole place reeks of dank sexual regression.  As I covered yesterday, for women, law school is like a three-year celibacy sentence.  For guys, they behave like it’s a life sentence—constantly bellyaching about …

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Bitter Factoids 17

Bitter Staff Columns, Lawyer 4 Comments

Voltaire once said, “There are men who can think no deeper than a fact.” Prove him wrong. 132 Increased percentage of law school applications submitted to the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth for fall 2010, according to The Herald News.  UMass Dartmouth law program was established after a merger with Southern New England Law School (twice denied accreditation by the ABA) …

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Five Reasons Entertainment Law Rules

Mister Bitter Columns, Lawyer 8 Comments

After analyzing every possible legal niche in the universe, Bitter Lawyer has determined that, hands down, the best law gig in the world is… Entertainment lawyer.  As our interviews with top entertainment attorneys Carlos Goodman and Tara Kole attest, if you have to be a lawyer, practicing in Hollywood is where it’s at.  (If you can break in.) And here …

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Bitter Factoids 16

Bitter Staff Columns, Lawyer 3 Comments

Einstein once said, “If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the facts.” We left the facts as they are.  The theory is up to you.  6 Number of law firms that made Fortune magazine’s list of the “100 Best Companies to Work for in 2010.” 12 Ranking of the highest-placing law firm on the Fortune list, Bingham McCutchen, which …

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