Caption This! (March 15, 2013)

lawyer childWhat 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.

Camping Vacation WINNERLast Week’s Winner

Jared Lyles submitted the winning caption for last week’s Caption This! on Facebook:

“So, this is your idea of doing ‘a little work’ while on vacation?”

Also see the comic with Jared’s caption on Facebook.

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

Illustrations courtesy of


Bitter Staff is a collection of current and former editors, contributors, and various other lawyers who have written for Bitter Lawyer over the years. Posts include interviews, contests, and other general lawyerly and bitter content.


  1. Louise

    March 15, 2013 at 10:15 am

    Why do I keep my desk clear and have a ready banana on the credenza? I’ll tell you why when you are of age and become an attorney.

  2. Hank

    March 15, 2013 at 12:14 pm

    Yes, son, you do have the tools to be a lawyer. You will, however, have to trade in your teddy bear for a functional life-size blow-up doll.

  3. Jeff Galbraith

    March 15, 2013 at 1:11 pm

    Emancipation? Sure. But I hope your parents stuffed that bear with money!

  4. C. Austin Kellerman

    March 18, 2013 at 1:33 pm

    “Now did you act with a substantial certainty that the old lady would fall down when you pulled her chair out from under her?”

  5. Cortney

    March 21, 2013 at 11:46 am

    Unfortunately, son, we found under the terms of your parents divorce that Teddy is marital property and will need to be split in half.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>