Mark Twain once said, “I am not one of those, who in expressing opinions, confine themselves to facts.”
Here are 15 compelling facts from Bitter Lawyer. We leave the opinions up to you.
Number of lawyers on Facebook committed to bringing sexy back.
Total number of the Am Law 200 firms that provide BlackBerrys. (Information courtesy of Research In Motion.)
Total value of new student loans issued for 2007-2008 according to Forbes.
Number of chapters Allen & Overy’s Moscow-based associate Deidre Dare was able to publish from her online novel before her bosses in London told her she would have to cease because the book was “too racy.”
Number of women explicitly looking to date male lawyers on New York City Craigslist as of 1/21/09.
Average rating on a ten-point scale given to The Paper Chase on Rotten Tomatoes.
Number of Brooklyn Law School graduates working as attorneys at Cravath, Swaine & Moore.
Number of Brooklyn Law School graduates listed as partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore.
Number of lawyers on the 2008 Forbes list of the wealthiest 400 Americans.
Number of Yale Law graduates who failed California’s July 2008 bar exam according to the California Bar Examiners.
Number of positive votes the term “TTT” has for the definition third-tier toilet on Urban Dictionary.
Approximate number of claims filed in a BAR/BRI class action suit.
Number of pages on Harvard Law School’s website that contain the word “Obama.”
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