In addition, first year students -- reduced to the lowly moniker "1 Ls" -- are basically locked in the library and only allowed out for more coffee, sandwiches and occasional rounds of binge drinking (also known as "weekends"). They're All Gold Star Getters You need to know this. They like to win, and they're willing to work hard for it.
This doesn't leave a lot of time to dote on your girlfriend or beau. But fighting with a lawyer is like trying to perform your own Lasik eye surgery while drinking Pabst Blue Ribbon. But if they can't see that next gold star on the horizon, they start to get all antsy and restless and may make outrageous claims about giving it all up to write novels about crime fighting vampires or start a sheep farm or become a tug boat captain or a QVC hostess/television personality.
The belief is ill-proven, because until they've given up thinking like lawyers, they don't do well in other fields (with the unfortunate exception of politics).
I knew a woman who was married to a lawyer for 631 years who liked to say: "The law is a jealous mistress.
But you'll wonder why you volunteered as tribute. AM - 27 Nov 13Reply Retweet Favorite Justin [email protected] Follow When I am trying to type Wednesday, my i Phone auto-corrects to Wednesbury. @Law Vicissitudes AM - 03 Nov 14Reply Retweet Favorite Law Student [email protected] Vicissitudes Follow I just love it when the judge writes in complex and unintelligible English mixing in legal jargon and Latin.
#Said No Law Student Ever PM - 09 Oct 14Reply Retweet Favorite Law Student [email protected] Vicissitudes Follow If I spend enough time in the library, can I claim a proprietary interest through adverse possession?
They're all super competitive and some of them will happily run over their own grandmothers in order to get that next gold star.
It's your job to smile and nod and not mutter "douche" under your breathe at the Holiday Party.