I can safely say that few people have less respect for the law than lawyers. Abuse of law is not just common, it defines the industry.
–Hustlebear, How to Handle Lawyers Threatening You
Speaking as an attorney, I have to say he’s quite right. It’s sad, really, but true.
I told the couple who host us at Boomershoot some of the details about the crap I deal with every day, most of it either fighting other attorneys or setting up barriers to protect my bosses’ businesses from those sorts of attacks, and they were, I think, a bit shocked at how I went about some of it.
Sometimes it feels like working on a privateer, fighting off pirates. Sure we privateers use the same tactics the pirates do, but we’re really the good guys, see? Sigh.