Archive for December 22nd, 2011

Chrimbo with Charon (5) : Why lawyers are hated?

Going to trial with a lawyer who considers your whole life-style a Crime in Progress is not a happy prospect.
Hunter S. Thompson

Inforrm’s Blog adds to the Christmas cheer with a list of 105 legal tweeters who can be followed….

Solicitor David Allen Green, on his Jack of Kent blog, asks a question which perhaps he shouldn’t have asked: Why are lawyers hated?

AND….  gets an answer in the comments section from libertarian blogger and tweeter  Obnoxio The Clown – who is nothing if not direct…

“I can tell you why *you’re* hated, David.

It’s because you’re a self-obsessed, sanctimonious ****.

;o) ”

Well… there we are.  Can’t really ask for more at Christmas.

But some good news – RollonFriday.com reports: Exclusive: Ashurst in Christmas Party Pole Dancer Shock and… adds, at the foot of the post… “And insiders have told RollOnFriday that the managing director of a large legal aid firm was caught in a “compromising situation” with a female trainee in the firm’s board room.”

A couple of weeks away from law will do many a lot of good.  Tonight is the Winter Solstice and that is as good an excuse as any to have a glass… and, as I tweeted earlier…

….A duck has just rung me….singing “The Rioja and the Marlboro, When they are both full grown…Of all the bars that are in the town…the Staterooms bear the crown.”

Back tomorrow with a bit of Rive Gauche…

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