How violent is the average lawyer?

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How violent is the average lawyer?

Postby jas1503 » Thu Jul 26, 2012 8:37 pm

As a lawyer/law student, do you get into more physical and verbal fights in your personal life than you did before you started studying law?

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Re: How violent is the average lawyer?

Postby kwais » Thu Jul 26, 2012 8:39 pm

why would that happen?

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Re: How violent is the average lawyer?

Postby manofjustice » Thu Jul 26, 2012 8:40 pm

interesting question.

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Re: How violent is the average lawyer?

Postby NCGuy » Thu Jul 26, 2012 8:41 pm

Ted Bundy was a law student.

Think about that.
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Re: How violent is the average lawyer?

Postby jas1503 » Thu Jul 26, 2012 8:45 pm

kwais wrote:why would that happen?

Not sure why it would happen, but I was considering the following problems:

1. Models + Bottles

2. Jealousy

3. Douchebaggary (encompasses drugs)

4. Random contempt for lawyers

5. Confidence in your knowledge of the law coupled with your possible enjoyment of conflict.

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Re: How violent is the average lawyer?

Postby vpintz » Thu Jul 26, 2012 8:53 pm

Nah, I've always been an asshole.

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Re: How violent is the average lawyer?

Postby fatduck » Thu Jul 26, 2012 8:56 pm

lawyers tend to kill themselves, not others. not sure if that counts.

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Re: How violent is the average lawyer?

Postby facile princeps » Thu Jul 26, 2012 9:07 pm

As a prospective lawyer, i'm becoming less prone to letting people piss me off enough to cause anything remotely close to being deemed a 'violent' altercation. I wouldn't want to go through law school only to fail c&f. Can't imagine anyone not feeling the same way. Thus, i doubt lawyers, with their careers on the line, would be more 'violent' than anyone else unless they are suffering from other problems that lead to them being hot heads.

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Re: How violent is the average lawyer?

Postby manofjustice » Thu Jul 26, 2012 9:14 pm

C&F is clutch. Having something to loose is why people are civilized.

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Re: How violent is the average lawyer?

Postby homestyle28 » Thu Jul 26, 2012 9:14 pm

On average lawyers are either pudgy/out of shape/skinny nerds...what increased physical aggression might be there is subsumed by those factors.

As the vast majority of TLS posters indicate, law attracts overconfident/neurotic types...so we're generally asshats.

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Re: How violent is the average lawyer?

Postby manofjustice » Thu Jul 26, 2012 9:24 pm

homestyle28 wrote:On average lawyers are either pudgy/out of shape/skinny nerds...what increased physical aggression might be there is subsumed by those factors.

As the vast majority of TLS posters indicate, law attracts overconfident/neurotic types...so we're generally asshats.


Well, if we're ass hats AND out of shape, that suggests we a) run our mouths off and b) being out of shape, invite people to fight us (as they'll feel they're likely to win and therefore more inclined to try).

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Re: How violent is the average lawyer?

Postby howlery » Thu Jul 26, 2012 9:30 pm

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Re: How violent is the average lawyer?

Postby shock259 » Thu Jul 26, 2012 9:32 pm

fatduck wrote:lawyers tend to kill themselves, not others. not sure if that counts.


X1000

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Re: How violent is the average lawyer?

Postby Mitch McDeere » Thu Jul 26, 2012 9:43 pm

Ah, it's been a while since I've seen TLS feed the trolls this much.

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Re: How violent is the average lawyer?

Postby rglifberg » Thu Jul 26, 2012 9:47 pm

if you're actually serious you're fucking retarded.

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Re: How violent is the average lawyer?

Postby jas1503 » Thu Jul 26, 2012 9:47 pm

Mitch McDeere wrote:Ah, it's been a while since I've seen TLS feed the trolls this much.

:lol:

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Re: How violent is the average lawyer?

Postby vpintz » Thu Jul 26, 2012 9:47 pm

rglifberg wrote:if you're actually serious you're fucking retarded.

Imagining JFK saying this made the post 1000% better.

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Re: How violent is the average lawyer?

Postby top30man » Thu Jul 26, 2012 9:52 pm

vpintz wrote:
rglifberg wrote:if you're actually serious you're fucking retarded.

Imagining JFK saying this made the post 1000% better.

+1

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Re: How violent is the average lawyer?

Postby JCFindley » Thu Jul 26, 2012 10:17 pm

Haven't been in a "fight" since Jr High. Mostly because I know I can kill you with my pinky and I take that very seriously.

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Re: How violent is the average lawyer?

Postby fatduck » Thu Jul 26, 2012 10:18 pm

JCFindley wrote:Haven't been in a "fight" since Jr High. Mostly because I know I can kill you with my tiny pink dick and I take that very seriously.

so sorry about your HIV

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Re: How violent is the average lawyer?

Postby Lawquacious » Thu Jul 26, 2012 10:23 pm

This violent bro:

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Re: How violent is the average lawyer?

Postby Lawquacious » Thu Jul 26, 2012 10:25 pm

JCFindley wrote:Mostly because I know I can kill you with my pinky and I take that very seriously.


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Re: How violent is the average lawyer?

Postby Yukos » Thu Jul 26, 2012 10:50 pm

fatduck wrote:
JCFindley wrote:Haven't been in a "fight" since Jr High. Mostly because I know I can kill you with my tiny pink dick and I take that very seriously.

so sorry about your HIV


Comment of the week.

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Re: How violent is the average lawyer?

Postby JCFindley » Thu Jul 26, 2012 10:53 pm

Yukos wrote:
fatduck wrote:
JCFindley wrote:Haven't been in a "fight" since Jr High. Mostly because I know I can kill you with my tiny pink dick and I take that very seriously.

so sorry about your HIV


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Indeed. Well played.

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Re: How violent is the average lawyer?

Postby Yukos » Thu Jul 26, 2012 10:57 pm

JCFindley wrote:
Yukos wrote:
fatduck wrote:
JCFindley wrote:Haven't been in a "fight" since Jr High. Mostly because I know I can kill you with my tiny pink dick and I take that very seriously.

so sorry about your HIV


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