How big of a role does physical appearance/race play in law?

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Re: How big of a role does physical appearance/race play in law?

Postby Jack Smirks » Fri Jun 03, 2011 2:54 am

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Re: How big of a role does physical appearance/race play in law?

Postby plum » Fri Jun 03, 2011 3:06 am

sidhesadie wrote:I think that in a lot of fields, being attractive as a female can be a huge advantage, I'm not so sure that it is in hiring in for attorneys. I do think it can help you if you litigate in a field with jury trials (to be attractive).

this is america. we like to see the rich and beautiful fall; if there was a blonde hot ice queen on one side i'm sure the jury would enjoy looking at her during the trial but i doubt it would make them like her more because of it. in fact i would think being more homely would make you connect with jury's more.

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Re: How big of a role does physical appearance/race play in law?

Postby sundance95 » Fri Jun 03, 2011 3:11 am

quakeroats wrote:Sullivan and Cromwell:
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Is it just me or does this guy look like some kind of comic book villain?

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Re: How big of a role does physical appearance/race play in law?

Postby plum » Fri Jun 03, 2011 3:22 am

looks probably play more of a role in making you a social person in general which are conducive to client relations, and rainmaking...i doubt they care about in terms of litigation work

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Re: How big of a role does physical appearance/race play in law?

Postby 071816 » Fri Jun 03, 2011 3:41 am

plum wrote:
sidhesadie wrote:I think that in a lot of fields, being attractive as a female can be a huge advantage, I'm not so sure that it is in hiring in for attorneys. I do think it can help you if you litigate in a field with jury trials (to be attractive).

this is america. we like to see the rich and beautiful fall; if there was a blonde hot ice queen on one side i'm sure the jury would enjoy looking at her during the trial but i doubt it would make them like her more because of it. in fact i would think being more homely would make you connect with jury's more.


Fail.

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Re: How big of a role does physical appearance/race play in law?

Postby flcath » Fri Jun 03, 2011 4:11 am

sundance95 wrote:
quakeroats wrote:Sullivan and Cromwell:
Image

Is it just me or does this guy look like some kind of comic book villain?

Idk, but if you look (and do your hair) like that, you better come from a rich, traced-back-to-the-Mayflower, WASPy family.

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Re: How big of a role does physical appearance/race play in law?

Postby quakeroats » Fri Jun 03, 2011 8:28 am

flcath wrote:
sundance95 wrote:
quakeroats wrote:Sullivan and Cromwell:
Image

Is it just me or does this guy look like some kind of comic book villain?

Idk, but if you look (and do your hair) like that, you better come from a rich, traced-back-to-the-Mayflower, WASPy family.


He's French.




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