Caption This! (February 15, 2013)

indianaWhat 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 comic, courtesy of And keep it clean(ish) and, y’know, respectful.

The editor’s pick will be announced next week, and then we’ll post the comic with the winning caption on Facebook.

Last Week’s Winner

Running things WINNERShannon Nelmes wouldn’t quit. She kept on trying and trying. Finally, on the last caption she submitted for last week’s Caption This! on Facebook took home the prize:

“The legal department said they wanted more control.”

See the comic with Shannon’s caption, slightly tweaked, to the left and on Facebook.

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

Illustrations courtesy of



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  1. Brad

    February 15, 2013 at 9:17 am

    After surviving the physical-challenge aspect of the Partnership Evaluation, the Senior Associate simply had to return to the eval committee with the original copy of the agreement.

  2. Frank

    February 16, 2013 at 8:36 am

    I hiked 4 miles because they said I’d get pussy here! WTF is this sheed?

  3. Howard Rubin

    February 18, 2013 at 8:39 am

    Indiana Jones and the Restatment of Torts

  4. Chris

    February 18, 2013 at 11:30 am

    FINALLY…the lost deed to Blackacre!

  5. Jeff Galbraith

    February 20, 2013 at 12:44 pm

    Indiana Jones and the Rule of the Thin Skull.

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