Caption This! (March 8, 2013)

imageWhat 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.

skeleton WINNERLast Week’s Winner

Alex Pellow submitted the winning caption for last week’s Caption This! on Facebook:

“Mr. Jones, I’m happy to let you know that you have finally paid off your student loans!”

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

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

Illustrations courtesy of


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  1. Vivian

    March 8, 2013 at 2:44 pm

    Well you do have good paper credentials, but I think that your bony little ass is far too skinny to be able to do the amount of sitting a lawyer needs to do to be a success in this field.

  2. peter gubbins

    March 8, 2013 at 7:46 pm

    I’ll tell you one thing; without a substantial bonus, I’m not packing that desk OUT of here, too!

  3. Daphne Macklin

    March 8, 2013 at 9:22 pm

    Really? You call this getting away from it all?

  4. TexJudge

    March 11, 2013 at 4:54 pm

    Survivor: lawyers edition

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