Caption This! September 30, 2011

What in the Bitter Lawyer is going on in this picture?

Put your lawyerly wisdom to the test and post a comment below or on Facebook with a witty, hilarious, or brilliant caption. And keep it clean(ish). The editors’ pick will be announced next week.

Last Week’s Winner

Congrats to Patrick Nolan, who penned last week’s Caption This! winning entry:

We’ll call it a three-fifths compromise… of course there’s precedent.

Thanks to those who submitted.

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  1. Michael P. Gibbons

    September 30, 2011 at 11:29 am

    I’ve got so much law school debt, I have to keep overhead low!

  2. Ellen

    September 30, 2011 at 1:04 pm

    My thought is “If I sit here long enough, and try not to look to stupid, mabye I will be able to collect enough money from the schlubs to feed the parking meter for my bicycle!”

  3. Cameron Guglielmelli

    September 30, 2011 at 2:00 pm

    It was filed this morning…

  4. Kirsten

    September 30, 2011 at 4:42 pm

    I’m too good looking to be kept hidden in an office so remote that if anyone stops by my door, most likely they turned left instead of making a second right on their way to conference room 142-B.

  5. Patrick Nolan

    September 30, 2011 at 9:22 pm

    Big law cutbacks are really starting to affect first years.

  6. Adam

    October 1, 2011 at 10:27 am

    Nobody’s had the heart to tell Dave that writing on-demand poems doesn’t count towards his pro-bono hours.

  7. TexJudge

    October 13, 2011 at 12:43 pm

    Got to get this cert petition done by tonight

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