Caption This! (February 22, 2013)

shutterstock_127577996What 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

Winning Entry Rule Against Perpetuities Caption ThisJared Lyles submitted the winning caption for last week’s Caption This! on Facebook:

“At last, Bob discovered the previously lost simple explanation of the Rule Against Perpetuities.”

See the comic with Jared’s caption 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. Jeff Galbraith

    February 22, 2013 at 12:23 pm

    Glad I looked at summer positions *before* starting my J.D.!

  2. Simon Martin

    February 22, 2013 at 2:17 pm

    I should’ve looked for a Vancouver, BC lawyer. The lawyers here in this desert are cheap.

  3. Dr. Juris

    February 22, 2013 at 2:28 pm

    They’ve moved the career services programs out here….too many death threats otherwise.

  4. Patrick McBurney

    February 22, 2013 at 5:05 pm

    Law practice in the southwest as a litigation partner and an associate, contemplate sending a set of ambush interrogatories.

  5. FPai

    February 23, 2013 at 8:20 pm

    They give you water once you reach your billable target.

  6. Brad

    February 25, 2013 at 9:04 am

    The famed “Of Counsel” attorney lounge.

  7. Young Buck

    February 25, 2013 at 11:03 am

    “Found ‘em! Them is the last lawyers that know computers. We kill ‘em off and our secretarial jobs will be safe fourever [sic]!!”

  8. Keith Hartsough

    February 26, 2013 at 7:57 pm

    Looks like they were serious about the new open space floor plan.

  9. Frank

    February 27, 2013 at 1:30 pm

    Why do we have to put our private parts in the sand like this?

  10. Kristen

    February 28, 2013 at 11:43 pm

    After months of client drought and idle self-employment, the lawyers could not decide if this was a mirage or really a billing oasis.

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