Dating an attorney
I can’t think of anything less fun.- Law school doesn’t make you a jerk (or stronger language), but if you were a jerk before law school, it will strengthen your skillset.- Lawyers typically work a lot of hours. many nights and some nights unit 2 or 3 in the morning.
I assume the author thinks we still haven’t really knocked down the sexist walls that cage female legal eagles, and it’s still a ‘male’ profession?
We're argumentative It's in our nature, we argue for a living remember? But we don't necessarily hold grudges There's no need. Yeah, it's time consuming, but you'll thank us when the landlord can't screw us over at the end of the tenancy over the broken wardrobe that wasn't our fault. We'll blag you entry into a bar when you're definitely way too drunk Negotiation is our most basic skill. We go out for work drinks a LOT There's always something to celebrate: a deal completion, trainee rotations, because it's a Wednesday.
Which means if you suggest we drink red, we'll probably propose white. Because we'll have drawn up a nice contract to make sure the behaviour that got us into the argument in the is no longer authorised. We work really frickin' late, so won't be able to meet you at 6pm So that surprise date you were going to take us on? And we will almost certainly mention the fact that we're lawyers to the bouncer we're negotiating with, before citing the (completely fabricated) Free Entry Into Drinking Establishments Act of 1995 with confidence. And on that note, we've got buckets of confidence Well, we say confident; others say egotistical.
Your mum would be so proud, but it sounds better than it is Imagine the joy on your mum’s face if you came home and told her you were dating a lawyer. They really don’t make very good partners — in the romantic sense, at least.
No wonder they are amongst the most right swiped professions on Tinder. Dating a lawyer sounds waaay better than it actually is.