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From Proskauer to Popsquire

Michael Estrin Columns, Lawyer 16 Comments

Hollywood Or Bust: Why a Proskauer Alum Took a Flying Leap There’s something revolting about watching a “legal expert” boil down the sum of your professional knowledge into a catchy sound bite. Even a hopeless 1L can handle the issue spotting required for television punditry. Which is exactly what you tell your friends when they mention a guy like Russell …

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Be Funnier: A Guest Post from an Annoyed Reader

Bitter Contributor Columns, Lawyer 24 Comments

It’s tough being a lawyer these days. Miniscule bonuses, salary-freezes, layoffs, snippy partners, boring work (if you’re lucky enough to even have any work). But what makes things even worse are the incessant, sophomoric, sexual comments on this blog! Guys, can’t you think of something better to say than “Poo-say?” Can’t you make a more nuanced point about male/female relationships than “Lawyers …

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Gift Bag Winners!

Bitter Staff Columns, Lawyer 5 Comments

Congratulations to the Bitterest Lawyers of 2008. The male and female winners of our Holiday Gift Bag Giveaway received the most votes amongst our finalists and have each won a $500 gift bag filed with items from their respective Holiday Gift Guide. How did the voting results shake out? Ladies: Why are you a Bitter Lawyer? WINNER: Account-Ant Marching Because …

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Bitter Gift Guide: Ladies

Bitter Staff Columns, Lawyer Leave a Comment

If you’re hoping to make a certain woman feel special this year, here are six perfect gift ideas with a personal touch: 1. Kinara Red Carpet Facial Kit “Red carpet” not only means celebrity treatment—it also means celebrity skin care.  For $145, give her the ingredients for an at-home facial identical to the ones used in the spa facials that …

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OJ Simpson Trial: Where Are They Now?

Michael Estrin Columns, Lawyer 11 Comments

In the history of celebrity justice, no man has helped launch more careers, ruin more reputations and made such a mockery of California courts than Orenthal James Simpson. Now that a Nevada judge has finally sentenced Simpson and put the juice in the can, we decided to check in on some of our favorite 1995 Simpson characters to find out …

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