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This Makes Me Sick to be a Lawyer



Thanks to an awesome friend and reader, I saw this video (found by Robert Ambrogi).

This appears to be a lawyer in a deposition (or similar context). He’s being asked “Are you truthful in your dealings with your employees?,” and he will not answer, claiming it’s vague, ambiguous, and over broad.

Honestly, things like this give all lawyers horrible reputations. I’ve got heartburn right now, partly from my nacho dinner and partly because of this slimy guy.

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3 Responses to “This Makes Me Sick to be a Lawyer”

  1. Kian Ann
    March 13th, 2007

    Andrew, I would guess managing this perception about lawyers is something you have to manage with (well, at least, as a future lawyer!).

    In every industry, there are black sheep. Take network marketing as another example – a legitimate and very powerful business model is now condemned by many because some people chose not to follow the system.

    Believe in yourself – keep doing what you do! :)

  2. Andrew Flusche
    March 13th, 2007

    Kian,

    You definitely bring up a good point about there always being some black sheep around. Sadly, it’s usually the people who want something for nothing (or very little work) that end up having bad reputations.

    Luckily, awesome people like yourself are able to have good reputations!

    Andrew

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