Caption This! August 10, 2012

What in the Bitter Lawyer is going on here?

Put your lawyerly wisdom to the test and post a comment below or on Facebook with a witty, hilarious, or brilliant caption to this retro clip art, courtesy of And keep it clean(ish) and, y’know, respectful.

The editors’ pick will be announced next week, and then we’ll post the clip art with the text on Facebook.

Last Week’s Winner

Daniel Gallagher submitted last week’s Caption This! winning entry with “Don’t sweat it. I inserted a first creditor clause in his estate plan before I gave him the bill . . .”

Thanks for all the submissions and keep them coming, here or on Facebook.

Vector-based clip art courtesy of

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  1. Louis

    August 10, 2012 at 10:41 am

    Wading knee deep in pig sh***it! So this is what a lawyer has to do every day to earn a living? Yummy!

  2. Brad

    August 10, 2012 at 11:16 am

    Yep, if you hire one of our graduates, we can DEFINITELY spin this as full time legal employment!

  3. Jerri

    August 11, 2012 at 9:51 am

    Bring on some more Bottom Rung. Have the blind chick do a striptease for Dave. He has earned it for putting up with her crap.

  4. Michael

    August 28, 2012 at 1:46 pm

    Oh, I think you’ll find this is exactly the sort of environment I was used to working in at the law firm. At least the hours here are better, and the senior partners are more likely to listen.

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