committed to securing the region, then lets stop launching airstrikes on
villages made of Camel Hair that can be blown down by a monster hit of Hashish.
“I’m questioning whether law school was the right choice at all.”
Anonymous, New York Times
being a Law Student these days. Law firms don’t throw money at them anymore.
You can’t pay off your student loans unless David E. Kelley hires you as a
Staff Writer for Boston Legal assuming he writes it off as a charitable
donation. Law firms are hurting because
they depend on activity from Wall Street.
And those Private Equity deals have come and gone faster than Levi
Johnston. High hourly fees no longer exist. You can’t charge $500 per hour
unless you’re servicing Elliot Spitzer.
I can’t stand
Law Students; they make me sicker than tailgating on an empty stomach. I can’t stand the way they expect everything
to fit nicely into place once they graduate. Law Students make me sick because
their smug, self-assured ways make me feel bad for not having the brains to
pass the LSAT or the vision to plan past my next submission for the New Yorker.
My major beef with Law Students is that
most of them went to
must be panicking since that article came out in the NY Times about students
questioning the value of their cash cow generating institutions. I don’t see students going into debut and
burying themselves in books for the next three years if they don’t see an
immediate payoff that will validate a respectable profession that kids from
Westchester County fall into when they can’t think of anything else better to
do with their stagnant, unproductive lives.
are down in the dumps now that Law Firms are giving them the cold shoulder.
Recruiters used to woo Law Students with fancy gifts and six figure salaries.
Now, they’d rather teach Cover Letter Writing to disadvantaged kids that sell
candy on the subway. These days, I picture Law students at