Making under 100K as a Lawyer

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Making under 100K as a Lawyer

Postby pollywolly88 » Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:05 pm

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Re: Making under 100K as a Lawyer

Postby tacocat » Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:12 pm

This pollywolly88 is really sad.....they should pay at least 100K minimum
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Re: Making under 100K as a Lawyer

Postby exitoptions » Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:13 pm

The lawyers I know who are happy make under $100k.

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Re: Making under 100K as a Lawyer

Postby pollywolly88 » Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:15 pm

exitoptions wrote:The lawyers I know who are happy make under $100k.


But you can happy in a lot of jobs making 100K without going to law school, so what's the point? The main reason people go to professional school is to make a 6 figure salary. If you are going to make 40-50K as a Prosecutor/Public Defender, you may as well be a High School Teacher. Same salary with significant less stress. Prosecutors and public defenders all seem REALLY bitter and angry at life too, unlike Teachers
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Re: Making under 100K as a Lawyer

Postby exitoptions » Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:17 pm

pollywolly88 wrote:
exitoptions wrote:The lawyers I know who are happy make under $100k.


But you can happy in a lot of jobs making 100K without going to law school, so what's the point? The main reason people go to professional school is to make a 6 figure salary


What? No. The reason most people go to professional school is because they don't know what else to do. The second reason is to be a professional in the chosen profession.

Edit: Didn't realize I was feeding a troll, or at least this nasty a troll. Mea culpa.
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Re: Making under 100K as a Lawyer

Postby pollywolly88 » Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:20 pm

exitoptions wrote:
pollywolly88 wrote:
exitoptions wrote:The lawyers I know who are happy make under $100k.


But you can happy in a lot of jobs making 100K without going to law school, so what's the point? The main reason people go to professional school is to make a 6 figure salary


What? No. The reason most people go to professional school is because they don't know what else to do. The second reason is to be a professional in the chosen profession.


Well that's stupid actually. Any Professional job is significantly more stressful than a regular job like Teacher, etc.

It's absolutely RETARDED to become a Prosecutor/Public Defender or even a Lawyer in a small firm, it's EXTREMELY stressful work but without the pay. Do you think I wanna make 40-60K to be BOSSED AROUND by an angry SHITLAW partner??? Hell no. They make you BILL like CRAZY and EXPLOIT the hell out of you. These people are all STRIVERS because they just want to say they are LAWYERS for the prestige, even if it makes them absolutely miserable. The stress is only worth it for the $$$. If there's no $$$, hell no I ain't doing it.
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Re: Making under 100K as a Lawyer

Postby tealeaves12 » Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:22 pm

This is getting obnoxious.

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Re: Making under 100K as a Lawyer

Postby fratstar1 » Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:22 pm

what? ur an idiot

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Re: Making under 100K as a Lawyer

Postby Clemenceau » Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:23 pm

You, of all people, should not be accusing people of being strivers.

If you have chosen not to pursue law school then get off this forum.

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Re: Making under 100K as a Lawyer

Postby BearLaw » Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:24 pm

Yes, how awful it must be to reside firmly in the top 5% of US income earners, and top .5% world wide.

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Re: Making under 100K as a Lawyer

Postby lacrossebrother » Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:25 pm

What if you make $50k for 2 years then make 10 million dollars thereafter? Sad, or nah?
What if you make negative $100k for 3 years while you are in law school? Sad?

These are important questions

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Re: Making under 100K as a Lawyer

Postby tacocat » Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:26 pm

Polly succeeds in trolling through thread volume where brianiac succeeds through persistence within a thread. I prefer Brianiac's trolling.

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Re: Making under 100K as a Lawyer

Postby pollywolly88 » Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:26 pm

Clemenceau wrote:You, of all people, should not be accusing people of being strivers.

If you have chosen not to pursue law school then get off this forum.


What's wrong about speaking the truth? You don't believe in freedom of speech???

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Re: Making under 100K as a Lawyer

Postby pollywolly88 » Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:27 pm

BearLaw wrote:Yes, how awful it must be to reside firmly in the top 5% of US income earners, and top .5% world wide.


It's not top 5%. You can make 40-80K without law school......

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Re: Making under 100K as a Lawyer

Postby rwhyAn » Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:28 pm

My feelings with regard to pollywolly

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEoTQB7h3NQ

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Re: Making under 100K as a Lawyer

Postby DoubleChecks » Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:28 pm

pollywolly88 wrote:
exitoptions wrote:
pollywolly88 wrote:
exitoptions wrote:The lawyers I know who are happy make under $100k.


But you can happy in a lot of jobs making 100K without going to law school, so what's the point? The main reason people go to professional school is to make a 6 figure salary


What? No. The reason most people go to professional school is because they don't know what else to do. The second reason is to be a professional in the chosen profession.


Well that's stupid actually. Any Professional job is significantly more stressful than a regular job like Teacher, etc.

It's absolutely RETARDED to become a Prosecutor/Public Defender or even a Lawyer in a small firm, it's EXTREMELY stressful work but without the pay. Do you think I wanna make 40-60K to be BOSSED AROUND by an angry SHITLAW partner??? Hell no. These people are all STRIVERS because they just want to say they are LAWYERS for the prestige. The stress is only worth it for the $$$. If there's no $$$, hell no I ain't doing it.


I know some people who talk and think like OP.

They also happen to either be extremely immature and naive or 14 years old, so...

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Re: Making under 100K as a Lawyer

Postby Clemenceau » Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:29 pm

pollywolly88 wrote:
Clemenceau wrote:You, of all people, should not be accusing people of being strivers.

If you have chosen not to pursue law school then get off this forum.


What's wrong about speaking the truth? You don't believe in freedom of speech???


The only truths you've spoken are about yourself, and they are sad, sad truths indeed.

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Re: Making under 100K as a Lawyer

Postby BearLaw » Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:31 pm

pollywolly88 wrote:
BearLaw wrote:Yes, how awful it must be to reside firmly in the top 5% of US income earners, and top .5% world wide.


It's not top 5%. You can make 40-80K without law school......


a) Bullshit, a single person making 100K is in the 96th percentile of income.

b) so what?

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Re: Making under 100K as a Lawyer

Postby MarkinKansasCity » Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:33 pm

pollywolly88 wrote:
Clemenceau wrote:You, of all people, should not be accusing people of being strivers.

If you have chosen not to pursue law school then get off this forum.


What's wrong about speaking the truth? You don't believe in freedom of speech???


Mods, please educate Polly on the extent of First Amendment protections, and how they apply to private parties.

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Re: Making under 100K as a Lawyer

Postby lacrossebrother » Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:35 pm

why would you measure yourself only against other individuals and therefore exclude people who make a lot of money and therefore got married?

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2012 ... .html?_r=0

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Re: Making under 100K as a Lawyer

Postby lacrossebrother » Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:36 pm

MarkinKansasCity wrote:
pollywolly88 wrote:
Clemenceau wrote:You, of all people, should not be accusing people of being strivers.

If you have chosen not to pursue law school then get off this forum.


What's wrong about speaking the truth? You don't believe in freedom of speech???


Mods, please educate Polly on the extent of First Amendment protections, and how they apply to private parties.

believing in the virtues of freedom of speech has nothing to do with the limitations of constitutional protections...

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Re: Making under 100K as a Lawyer

Postby MarkinKansasCity » Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:45 pm

lacrossebrother wrote:believing in the virtues of freedom of speech has nothing to do with the limitations of constitutional protections...


Using the term "freedom of speech" instead of a more general term like "diversity of opinions" or "free and open discussion" suggests a right protected by the government, rather than a more general principle.

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Re: Making under 100K as a Lawyer

Postby BearLaw » Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:47 pm

lacrossebrother wrote:why would you measure yourself only against other individuals and therefore exclude people who make a lot of money and therefore got married?

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2012 ... .html?_r=0


My bad, I should have been more clear in my OP.

As for being married, 100k is still in the top 80%, and assuming your spouse makes anything, you move up quickly.

Now, If polly ever does manage to land a husband, I wish her luck keeping him. She, for one, seems insufferable. And it sounds like her mother is worse.

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Re: Making under 100K as a Lawyer

Postby lacrossebrother » Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:51 pm

MarkinKansasCity wrote:
lacrossebrother wrote:believing in the virtues of freedom of speech has nothing to do with the limitations of constitutional protections...


Using the term "freedom of speech" instead of a more general term like "diversity of opinions" or "free and open discussion" suggests a right protected by the government, rather than a more general principle.

how could you not believe in a right guaranteed by the government?

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Re: Making under 100K as a Lawyer

Postby MarkinKansasCity » Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:53 pm

lacrossebrother wrote:
MarkinKansasCity wrote:
lacrossebrother wrote:believing in the virtues of freedom of speech has nothing to do with the limitations of constitutional protections...


Using the term "freedom of speech" instead of a more general term like "diversity of opinions" or "free and open discussion" suggests a right protected by the government, rather than a more general principle.

how could you not believe in a right guaranteed by the government?


It protects you from government action, but it does not force others to facilitate your speech.

And Lax, you know damn well what I'm getting at. Don't be an intentionally obtuse fuck.




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