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Extroverts

Postby LaBarrister » Fri Feb 08, 2013 7:13 pm

I'm a type of straight-A student who is also very extroverted.

Is law practice a good field for this combination? Or would I get more money with these talents in another field?

I'm thinking I will go toward litigation all the way, taking it with the ups and downs. My reasoning is that I will have less of a pecuniary cap here as opposed to prosecution.

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Re: Extroverts

Postby TatteredDignity » Fri Feb 08, 2013 7:22 pm

Huh?

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Re: Extroverts

Postby 20130312 » Fri Feb 08, 2013 7:29 pm

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Re: Extroverts

Postby Swimp » Fri Feb 08, 2013 7:37 pm

OP, you don't appear to know what litigation is.

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Re: Extroverts

Postby LaBarrister » Fri Feb 08, 2013 7:38 pm

Okay, I have an assumption as to what you are all joking about. But all jokes aside, I was wanting something meaningful to come back to. You guys are a disappointment so far.

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Re: Extroverts

Postby LaBarrister » Fri Feb 08, 2013 7:40 pm

Swimp wrote:OP, you don't appear to know what litigation is.


Well, do you?

If so, will you share? I'm not pretending I am a litigator. I'm just using my current knowledge to try and make decisions to the best of my ability. If I sound ignorant, I would really appreciate some enlightenment. It's the weekend, after all. Even you guys must have some free time.

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Re: Extroverts

Postby MikeSpivey » Fri Feb 08, 2013 7:45 pm

A bit off topic but William Henderson (Law Professor at Indiana who does all kinds of research on student success) found that there is a negative correlation between LSAT ability and extroversion.

Two disclaimers that Ive learned to use when I source large data that not everyone likes.

1. This does not mean that if YOU are extroverted you want score 180 on the LSAT. Of course there are many outliers.

2. I have not seen the data set (thank goodness) so I have no idea if this is true. I am hyper-extroverted but his claim does not bother me in the least.

Actually a third disclaimer. I heard him cite this at a conference two years ago so I guess i could be misquoting him, although I think that is only a google search away.

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Re: Extroverts

Postby Swimp » Fri Feb 08, 2013 7:45 pm

LaBarrister wrote:
Swimp wrote:OP, you don't appear to know what litigation is.


Well, do you?

If so, will you share? I'm not pretending I am a litigator. I'm just using my current knowledge to try and make decisions to the best of my ability. If I sound ignorant, I would really appreciate some enlightenment. It's the weekend, after all. Even you guys must have some free time.


http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Litigation

Is English your first language? You write in a very odd, roundabout way.

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Re: Extroverts

Postby LaBarrister » Fri Feb 08, 2013 7:51 pm

Swimp wrote:
LaBarrister wrote:
Swimp wrote:OP, you don't appear to know what litigation is.


Well, do you?

If so, will you share? I'm not pretending I am a litigator. I'm just using my current knowledge to try and make decisions to the best of my ability. If I sound ignorant, I would really appreciate some enlightenment. It's the weekend, after all. Even you guys must have some free time.


http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Litigation

Is English your first language? You write in a very odd, roundabout way.


One of my majors is English Literature. So, yes, I am odd.

Do you read often?

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Re: Extroverts

Postby stillwater » Fri Feb 08, 2013 7:51 pm

LaBarrister wrote:I'm a type of straight-A student who is also very extroverted.

Is law practice a good field for this combination? Or would I get more money with these talents in another field?

I'm thinking I will go toward litigation all the way, taking it with the ups and downs. My reasoning is that I will have less of a pecuniary cap here as opposed to prosecution.


I would probably hate you based on the description you just gave. Law student who is VERY extroverted sounds like an abrasive gunner.

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Re: Extroverts

Postby LaBarrister » Fri Feb 08, 2013 7:52 pm

By the way, whatever that was you shared with me was nothing if not odd and roundabout.

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Re: Extroverts

Postby LaBarrister » Fri Feb 08, 2013 7:53 pm

stillwater wrote:
LaBarrister wrote:I'm a type of straight-A student who is also very extroverted.

Is law practice a good field for this combination? Or would I get more money with these talents in another field?

I'm thinking I will go toward litigation all the way, taking it with the ups and downs. My reasoning is that I will have less of a pecuniary cap here as opposed to prosecution.


I would probably hate you based on the description you just gave. Law student who is VERY extroverted sounds like an abrasive gunner.


Well I don't care if you hate me. Are you going to be helping me get a job? I can't see that being likely enough to consider.

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Re: Extroverts

Postby A. Nony Mouse » Fri Feb 08, 2013 7:57 pm

Not to ruin the fun, but LaBarrister, prosecution is a kind of litigation. That's why your OP didn't make any sense.

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Re: Extroverts

Postby LaBarrister » Fri Feb 08, 2013 8:00 pm

A. Nony Mouse wrote:Not to ruin the fun, but LaBarrister, prosecution is a kind of litigation. That's why your OP didn't make any sense.


I should have specified that the difference between patent prosecution and patent litigation was what I was trying to convey. I'm sorry.

But thanks for saying something lol

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Re: Extroverts

Postby J90 » Fri Feb 08, 2013 8:01 pm

If you're looking strictly at IP law, do you have a science degree in addition to your English Lit degree? You may need it to be able to sit for the Patent Bar, which may or may not block off some patent opportunities.

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Re: Extroverts

Postby LaBarrister » Fri Feb 08, 2013 8:04 pm

J90 wrote:If you're looking strictly at IP law, do you have a science degree in addition to your English Lit degree? You may need it to be able to sit for the Patent Bar, which may or may not block off some patent opportunities.


Yes. It is an engineering degree. Chemical engineering, specifically. I don't like mentioning it because it makes me sound haughty, but I just majored in the two things I loved. I know... lame. Anyway, I guess that had to some out at come point to make any progress in this conversation.

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Re: Extroverts

Postby hume85 » Fri Feb 08, 2013 8:08 pm

InGoodFaith wrote:Image

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Re: Extroverts

Postby LaBarrister » Fri Feb 08, 2013 8:09 pm

hume85 wrote:
InGoodFaith wrote:Image


Okay, this is just annoying. How old are we?

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Re: Extroverts

Postby stillwater » Fri Feb 08, 2013 8:11 pm

hume85 wrote:
InGoodFaith wrote:Image

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Re: Extroverts

Postby LaBarrister » Fri Feb 08, 2013 8:14 pm

stillwater wrote:
hume85 wrote:
InGoodFaith wrote:Image


Lol... okay, I liked this one. At least it was humorous.

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Re: Extroverts

Postby Tom Joad » Fri Feb 08, 2013 8:18 pm

stillwater wrote:
hume85 wrote:
InGoodFaith wrote:Image

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Re: Extroverts

Postby 20130312 » Fri Feb 08, 2013 8:23 pm

OP, describe your question using only words that are two syllables or less.

I will, however, allow the use of the word "syllables."

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Re: Extroverts

Postby Icculus » Fri Feb 08, 2013 8:30 pm

InGoodFaith wrote:OP, describe your question using only words that are two syllables or less.

I will, however, allow the use of the word "syllables."


IGF, you are fast becoming one of my favorite posters. Especially since I read any sarcastic responses in the voice of Harvey Specter. Well played, sir.

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Re: Extroverts

Postby empyreanrrv » Fri Feb 08, 2013 8:30 pm

OP wants to know if he should go into law and litigation because he is a good student and extroverted and wants a high salary.

Am I close OP?

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Re: Extroverts

Postby 20130312 » Fri Feb 08, 2013 8:34 pm

Icculus wrote:
InGoodFaith wrote:OP, describe your question using only words that are two syllables or less.

I will, however, allow the use of the word "syllables."


IGF, you are fast becoming one of my favorite posters. Especially since I read any sarcastic responses in the voice of Harvey Specter. Well played, sir.

Thanks brah :lol:




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