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August 31, 2006

(sigh) it’s Love Litigating Lawyers Day

Filed under: Haiku or Senryu — David Giacalone @ 12:04 pm

As we discussed rather fully one year ago today, August 31st has been declared to be ”Love Litigating Lawyers Day.”   Even our friends at Overlawyered.com would grudgingly admit that litigating lawyers are often a necessary evil in our society and justice system.  Nonetheless, the f/k/a Gang would much prefer to celebrate Love Mitigating Lawyers Day, along with Love Literary Lawyers Day (such as all those poets).  Until we can, we offer senryu about a lawyer or two.

briefcaseWomen

tagging along
with an ice cream cone
the senior partner

long deposition–
the lawyer’s
“at the risk of repeating myself”

. . . . by Barry George

clear and cold
the snap
of her attorney’s briefcase

. . . by Ed Markowski

custody hearing
seeing his arms cross
i uncross mine

early spring walk
your hand
in my pocket

. . . by Roberta Beary
“custody hearing” -  A New Resonance 2:  & pocket change
“early spring walk” – snow on the water: RMA 1998

litigation bags –
the associate’s
half-closed eyes

snack room —
the litigator takes
one-third of the donuts

dagosan one-third

- merci for the link, Dominic!

2 Comments

  1. That Love Litigating Lawyers Day was created by the people over at wellcat.com. Here:

    http://www.wellcat.com/summer.htm

    Comment by Stephanie West Allen — October 28, 2006 @ 11:46 am

  2. Thank you very much Stephanie for a good piece of information.

    Comment by David Giacalone — October 28, 2006 @ 3:37 pm

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