Naturally, there are bad attorneys, just as all priests don't molest little boys. There are mechanisms in place to ensure that even attorneys accused of misconduct are given the same fair tribunal that everyone else is entitled to before being suspended or disbarred.
Attorneys are some of the most powerful people in the nation: they can defend citizens to prevent them losing their property, liberty, and even their very lives. Some of the more prominent attorneys in the United States were its founding fathers. Others fought for the emancipation of slaves, voting rights for women and minorities, desegregation of public schools and facilities, and the very freedom to call them assmonkeys. Before opening your ignorant mouth in the future and engaging in a "lawyer joke," consider where the nation would be without them. For better or worse, we would not be a civilized society without them.
This definition applies primarily to United States attorneys, and not so much to my learned brethren across the pond, namely barristers and solicitors.
Jeff: "I don't know."
John: "One is a bottom-feeder, and the other is a catfish."
Jeff: "You are an ignorant idiot worthy of my wrath, but before I unleash it, go to www.urbandictionary.com and educate yourself on what attorneys really are, fucktard."
hey lets pretend we care about people and help them in their greatest time of need. But we'll make it so complicated and expensive that we'll suck even more money from these stupid losers to make them feel even more stupid and completely helpless and poor that they won't even be able to buy bullets to go postal on everyone that deserves it.
This use originated in the Hunter Thompson book "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" which was later adapted into a film by Terry Gilliam.
As your attorney, I advise you to smoke 10 bowls in a row and then ride your bike down this steep hill.
Often confused with a duece.
Typical habitat is a golf course.
Jim: According to the letter from this attorney, his client wrecked her car last week in front of our business because she was so surprised by all of the cars in our employee parking lot.
John: (Sarcastically) Well there you go, I told you should not employ so many people!