Great moments in lawyer marketing

Great moments in lawyer marketing

This should qualify for some sort of prize for lawyer online marketing of questionable taste: [original tweet, NYC-based Olenko Law Firm, linked Harper’s Bazaar article, my own Twitter response to latter]   –From Overlawyered    

Legal automation can lead to more justice and fewer lawyers

Legal automation can lead to more justice and fewer lawyers

A lawyerbot called Do Not Pay helps people contest parking tickets. In London and New York, it helped people overturn 160,000 tickets in its first 21 months. Its creator, 19-year-old London-born Stanford student Joshua Browder observed: “I think the people getting parking tickets are the most vulnerable in society. These people aren’t looking to break the […]

Talked into suing gun dealer, left stranded

Talked into suing gun dealer, left stranded

“Brady Campaign urges couple to file a frivolous lawsuit. Couple goes bankrupt. Brady Campaign nowhere to be found.” [@jaycaruso summarizing his National Review story, earlier on Brady Campaign]   — From Overlawyered  

Legal sharks circling after NFL concussion settlement

Legal sharks circling after NFL concussion settlement

Following the biggest settlement in sports history, on behalf of National Football League players who were not given enough warning of the dangers of concussions and brain injury, a small army of legal, financial, claims-filing, and medical advisers are working hard to pitch retired players on their services. But “the fact that many players are […]

Venezuelan soldiers loyal to the socialist regime get the gift of…

Venezuelan soldiers loyal to the socialist regime get the gift of…

If you remain loyal to the tyrannical socialist regime in Venezuela, the kind-hearted government will reward your efforts. Now, soldiers can wipe their backsides, something the dirt poor populace is unable to do. Bernie Sanders didn’t win the Democratic primary, but he did score a major endorsement from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, who called Sanders his “revolutionary […]

Police take more stuff from citizens than burglars do

Police take more stuff from citizens than burglars do

Washington Post-In 2014, for the first time ever, law enforcement officers took more property from American citizens than burglars did. Martin Armstrong pointed this out at his blog, Armstrong Economics, last week. Officers can take cash and property from people without convicting or even charging them with a crime through the highly controversial practice known as […]

It’s not Candid Camera; man stuck in ATM machine

It’s not Candid Camera; man stuck in ATM machine

It sounds like a great trick to pull on the old Candid Camera–put somebody inside an ATM room and see how long it takes for someone on the outside to believe the person needs help. Well, it actually happened in Corpus Christi, Texas. A contractor got stuck in the Bank of America ATM room without […]

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