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Love Your Lawyer Day? Bah, humbug!

Posted in Uncategorized
Today is supposedly “Love Your Lawyer Day,” and you are encouraged to wish us a happy day, thank us for being so awesome, or even send us “a gift, flowers, or a card.” You also shouldn’t tell lawyer jokes. (Unless they are really funny.) I’m not wild about holidays that are manufactured by marketers, and… Continue Reading

Women aren’t lead counsel as often as men – it’s gotta be bias!

Posted in Discrimination, Lawyers!
“I like it when the judge calls me ‘honey’ – that means he’s going to grant my motion.” — Quote from real female attorney I know, circa 1990. Does the court system discriminate against women lawyers? Could be!!!! Anyway, that’s what a couple of women litigators assume, based on their study showing that men were lead counsel in… Continue Reading