Why did you become a lawyer?

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Re: Why did you become a lawyer?

Postby star fox » Mon May 01, 2017 11:35 pm

nunumaster wrote:For 160k 180k, but i regret it. Would have made as much money without the stress in the long run.

Doing what?

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Re: Why did you become a lawyer?

Postby nunumaster » Mon May 01, 2017 11:46 pm

star fox wrote:
nunumaster wrote:For 160k 180k, but i regret it. Would have made as much money without the stress in the long run.

Doing what?


Typical office job, if you count for the 3 years of lost income while in law school and the salary cut after lasting in big law for 2-3 years.
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Re: Why did you become a lawyer?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue May 02, 2017 1:52 am

Because it provides a fresh start and a high odds shot at a high paying/impressive career even if you spent your high school and college years getting fucked up and dicking around.

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Re: Why did you become a lawyer?

Postby Moneytrees » Tue May 02, 2017 4:33 am

Anonymous User wrote:Because it provides a fresh start and a high odds shot at a high paying/impressive career even if you spent your high school and college years getting fucked up and dicking around.


It offers moderate to low odds at a high paying/impressive career.

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Re: Why did you become a lawyer?

Postby $$$$$$ » Tue May 02, 2017 1:43 pm

MarkinKansasCity wrote:
kellyfrost wrote:
Pokemon wrote:I wanted to live that big law life, the money, the bottles, the models.


If you had to choose just one, would you choose money, bottles, or models?


I realize this wasn't directed at me, but I'm pretty sure the money and bottles are just a means to get the models.

So models. The answer is models. If anyone here would pick being rich with good liquor over beautiful women, I don't know what the fuck is wrong with you.


I know right, that would mean you might be gay or something. /s

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Re: Why did you become a lawyer?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue May 02, 2017 1:44 pm

nunumaster wrote:For 160k 180k, but i regret it. Would have made as much money without the stress in the long run.


Yep - so much regret.

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Re: Why did you become a lawyer?

Postby Abbie Doobie » Tue May 02, 2017 3:06 pm

nunumaster wrote:
star fox wrote:
nunumaster wrote:For 160k 180k, but i regret it. Would have made as much money without the stress in the long run.

Doing what?


Typical office job, if you count for the 3 years of lost income while in law school and the salary cut after lasting in big law for 2-3 years.


wtf is a "typical office job"

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Re: Why did you become a lawyer?

Postby ur_hero » Tue May 02, 2017 5:14 pm

kellyfrost wrote:I was really interested in insurance and insurance law.


Nice. I've always had a passion for due diligence. Especially reviewing and slightly modifying the work product of others.

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Re: Why did you become a lawyer?

Postby nunumaster » Tue May 02, 2017 7:08 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
nunumaster wrote:For 160k 180k, but i regret it. Would have made as much money without the stress in the long run.


Yep - so much regret.


Yep - Nice use of anon.

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Re: Why did you become a lawyer?

Postby gaddockteeg » Wed May 03, 2017 10:04 am

Moneytrees wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Because it provides a fresh start and a high odds shot at a high paying/impressive career even if you spent your high school and college years getting fucked up and dicking around.


It offers moderate to low odds at a high paying/impressive career.


You're not wrong but at least you get to see your odds (once you get your LSAT, you kinda know) before you commit to going.

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Re: Why did you become a lawyer?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed May 03, 2017 4:59 pm

Moneytrees wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Because it provides a fresh start and a high odds shot at a high paying/impressive career even if you spent your high school and college years getting fucked up and dicking around.


It offers moderate to low odds at a high paying/impressive career.


Let me rephrase that. It offered *me* high odds at a high paying/impressive career due to my school options.



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