Thursday, May 7, 2009

An Old David Letterman Top Ten List Pertaining to Lawyers

I came across the following Top Ten List pertaining to attorneys while searching the Internet for video clips to include in a CLE presentation. Pretty funny.

The Late Show with David Letterman
Wednesday, June 03, 1998 Top Ten List

Top Ten Signs You've Hired a Bad Lawyer

10. Begins every sentence with "Well, as Ally McBeal once said...."

9. He keeps citing the legal case of Godzilla vs. Mothra.

8. Just before your trial starts he whispers, "The judge is the one with the little hammer, right?"

7. He thinks he'll win your case, "because there's a first time for everything."

6. He once failed to get a conviction of O. J. Simpson.

5. Whenever he says, "Your Honor" he makes those little quotation marks in the air.

4. Sign in front of law office reads "Practicing Law Since 2:45."

3. Begins by telling jury, "You all look like you should be on Jerry Springer."

2. Giggles every time he hears the word "briefs."

1. His phone number: 1-600-SHYSTER.

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