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Another "Why You Shouldn't Go To Law School" article

Postby potterpirate04 » Thu Feb 21, 2013 10:41 pm

Sorry if this article has already been posted!

A friend of mine shared it on Facebook and it's actually pretty good (in my novice opinion). It's three days old so I'm guessing maybe someone on TLS has already shared it but I figured I'd take my chances.

I think this is the right forum to post this? If it isn't, sorry! :oops:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tucker-ma ... 13943.html

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Re: Another "Why You Shouldn't Go To Law School" article

Postby howlery » Thu Feb 21, 2013 11:04 pm

Nothing novel, as is expected from douchebag Tucker max. No offense to you, though :) .

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Re: Another "Why You Shouldn't Go To Law School" article

Postby potterpirate04 » Thu Feb 21, 2013 11:07 pm

howlery wrote:Nothing novel, as is expected from douchebag Tucker max. No offense to you, though :) .


I've actually never heard of him or read any of his other articles before, but I can see where he might be referred to as a douchebag. He's not very subtle, to put it lightly.

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Re: Another "Why You Shouldn't Go To Law School" article

Postby hoogs23 » Thu Feb 21, 2013 11:32 pm

he says top 15 law schools ----> he doesn't know anything hahahah

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Re: Another "Why You Shouldn't Go To Law School" article

Postby mg7 » Thu Feb 21, 2013 11:33 pm

A friend of mine posted that on FB as well. Made me mad more than anything else.

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Re: Another "Why You Shouldn't Go To Law School" article

Postby Micdiddy » Thu Feb 21, 2013 11:43 pm

hoogs23 wrote:he says top 15 law schools ----> he doesn't know anything hahahah


TM is so TTT. I hope they serve beer in Cooley.

Eta: found this, viewtopic.php?f=5&t=184702

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Re: Another "Why You Shouldn't Go To Law School" article

Postby TatNurner » Thu Feb 21, 2013 11:46 pm

Every piece of negative news about law school should be met with celebration by those who are in the law school game and have the inside scoop.

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Re: Another "Why You Shouldn't Go To Law School" article

Postby potterpirate04 » Thu Feb 21, 2013 11:54 pm

Micdiddy wrote:
hoogs23 wrote:he says top 15 law schools ----> he doesn't know anything hahahah


TM is so TTT. I hope they serve beer in Cooley.

Eta: found this, viewtopic.php?f=5&t=184702


I knew an article like this would've already been posted on TLS at some point. Should've trusted my 6th sense on this one....

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Re: Another "Why You Shouldn't Go To Law School" article

Postby rad lulz » Fri Feb 22, 2013 12:34 am

This is actually a pretty old article

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Re: Another "Why You Shouldn't Go To Law School" article

Postby potterpirate04 » Fri Feb 22, 2013 12:38 am

rad lulz wrote:This is actually a pretty old article


Yeah I realized this too late. I guess Huff Post just re-used it cause it says they posted it like 3 days ago.

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Re: Another "Why You Shouldn't Go To Law School" article

Postby LSATobsessed » Fri Feb 22, 2013 9:29 pm

I feel that nothing is going to change my mind from going to LS.

And none of the reasons to go to LS that the author gives apply to me.

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Re: Another "Why You Shouldn't Go To Law School" article

Postby rad lulz » Fri Feb 22, 2013 9:41 pm

LSATobsessed wrote:I feel that nothing is going to change my mind from going to LS.

And none of the reasons to go to LS that the author gives apply to me.

Cool

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Re: Another "Why You Shouldn't Go To Law School" article

Postby kapital98 » Mon Feb 25, 2013 2:04 pm

I like the author's use of sources:

His words: "The actual job of being a lawyer is NOTHING AT ALL like what you see on TV." [entire sentence is linked to citation]

Citation's words: "Sometimes, it is like television... Sometimes you knock it out of the park at the hearing. And sometimes, yes sometimes, you actually get to try a case, and, get this, win. Sometimes you are Michael Kuzak from L.A. Law."

Where did this guy go to law school? Cooley?

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Re: Another "Why You Shouldn't Go To Law School" article

Postby rad lulz » Mon Feb 25, 2013 2:15 pm

kapital98 wrote:I like the author's use of sources:

His words: "The actual job of being a lawyer is NOTHING AT ALL like what you see on TV." [entire sentence is linked to citation]

Citation's words: "Sometimes, it is like television... Sometimes you knock it out of the park at the hearing. And sometimes, yes sometimes, you actually get to try a case, and, get this, win. Sometimes you are Michael Kuzak from L.A. Law."

Where did this guy go to law school? Cooley?

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Re: Another "Why You Shouldn't Go To Law School" article

Postby Ruxin1 » Mon Feb 25, 2013 2:18 pm

kapital98 wrote:I like the author's use of sources:

His words: "The actual job of being a lawyer is NOTHING AT ALL like what you see on TV." [entire sentence is linked to citation]

Citation's words: "Sometimes, it is like television... Sometimes you knock it out of the park at the hearing. And sometimes, yes sometimes, you actually get to try a case, and, get this, win. Sometimes you are Michael Kuzak from L.A. Law."

Where did this guy go to law school? Cooley?


& he summered at Fenwick, u mad?

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Re: Another "Why You Shouldn't Go To Law School" article

Postby kapital98 » Mon Feb 25, 2013 2:37 pm

Ruxin1 wrote:
kapital98 wrote:I like the author's use of sources:

His words: "The actual job of being a lawyer is NOTHING AT ALL like what you see on TV." [entire sentence is linked to citation]

Citation's words: "Sometimes, it is like television... Sometimes you knock it out of the park at the hearing. And sometimes, yes sometimes, you actually get to try a case, and, get this, win. Sometimes you are Michael Kuzak from L.A. Law."

Where did this guy go to law school? Cooley?


& he summered at Fenwick, u mad?


No. I just don't like his persistent use of misleading statements. I am a little mad that he created a thing called "fratire" though :x

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Re: Another "Why You Shouldn't Go To Law School" article

Postby AReasonableMan » Mon Sep 29, 2014 1:40 am

Tucker Max is very smart and very good looking. I have no doubt that with the combo of these two he manipulated many women, and his abruptness is refreshing in a way. 3 things seem pertinent:

1.) His reading of why he was fired is odd. He had a partner hand feeding him finger foods in front of other people at the firm at an "after party" that's really still a firm event. I don't think they were concerned about a sexual harassment lawsuit. There would be no legitimate claim even if they had sex and he was no offered. They were concerned about a summer seducing a partner in front of the firm.

2.) How bad could the summer associate work have possibly been?

3.) Who chimes in their snowflake opinion at a meeting with a client they were invited to sit in on to observe?

From reading about his escapades it becomes apparent that if Mr. Max was not smart and good looking he would be on a street corner somewhere. I don't know how valuable his life opinions are.

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Re: Another "Why You Shouldn't Go To Law School" article

Postby Mal Reynolds » Mon Sep 29, 2014 1:47 am

This was a worthwhile bump. Thank you for this.

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Re: Another "Why You Shouldn't Go To Law School" article

Postby patogordo » Mon Sep 29, 2014 1:51 am

AReasonableMan: most misleading username on tls?

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Re: Another "Why You Shouldn't Go To Law School" article

Postby AReasonableMan » Mon Sep 29, 2014 5:23 pm

patogordo wrote:AReasonableMan: most misleading username on tls?

My point was I'm not confident that he wasn't fired for his mental instability, and that his mental instability shaped his subjective perceptions of the legal industry. Knowing what a lawyer at a big firm actually does is critical to taking out 200k, as is knowing the job placement when making such a big investment. I'm not sure his conclusion that lawyers "don't do anything" is warranted.

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Re: Another "Why You Shouldn't Go To Law School" article

Postby bjsesq » Mon Sep 29, 2014 5:24 pm

Mal Reynolds wrote:This was a worthwhile bump. Thank you for this.

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Re: Another "Why You Shouldn't Go To Law School" article

Postby Yea All Right » Mon Sep 29, 2014 8:55 pm

A surprisingly good article from a guy I don't like (albeit because of his personal escapades).




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