Short Film: Estate Planning by Gun

Bitter Editor Columns, Lawyer Leave a Comment

This little film is an excellent example to show your estate planning clients of why their estate plan, i.e., will, is in tip-top shape. Admittedly, however, none of us at Bitter Lawyer are estate planning attorneys, so it may have been the case that even if Mama had had a solid plan in place, it would not have mattered. Any …

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Top 5 Reasons Why Attorneys Become Litigators

Gregory D. Luce Columns, law school, Lawyer 11 Comments

Litigation is the common path for most young attorneys. In law school, the vast majority of subjects are taught through case law, i.e., litigation. In fact, most transactional courses are presented through the litigation lens: contracts, debtor/creditor, real estate transactions, etc. So it’s no surprise that most law school grads head straight to the litigation department. A year or two …

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Valentine's Day Bitter Vault: Top ♥ Posts

Bitter Vault Best of Bitter Lawyer, Lawyer 1 Comment

It’s Valentine’s Day and love is in the air. The problem for lawyers, however, is that the vast majority of us are . . . well, lawyers. And that means we are cold, analytical, robotic, zombies. So, Bitter Lawyer is here to assist. Here are our top three Valentine’s Day posts. In fact, these are the only Valentine’s Day posts …

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