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Christian's and Scott's Interactive Top Ten List

Top Ten Signs You're Not a Good Lawyer

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10. The jury heckles your opening and closing statements. (Arcola Mike)
9. You just found out "Pro Bono" has nothing to do with Bono from U2. (Mute)
8. Whenever a document is longer than three paragraphs long, you skip to the bottom to see if it has a "TL;DR" explanation. (Ilsoap)
7. You're a defense attorney, yet the police recently honored you for helping "Clean up the streets." (BABaker)
6. Your ad says "Did you know I could have money coming?" (Norm Shelton)
5. Good: You presented evidence that lead to the takedown of one of the world's largest multi-national corporations. Bad: You were their defense attorney. (Krig the Viking)
4. Your opening statement is entered into evidence as Exhibit A. (Father Time)
3. The back of your business card is a coupon for white castle. (BABaker)
2. You try and make everything you say sound legalese by speaking in Pig Latin. (The Incognito Penguin)
1. It's hard to pinpoint exactly when your last case started to fall apart, but it may have been when you accused Juror #10 of being the real killer. (Krig the Viking)

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