Because I have had only two lawyers who ever took a case seriously for me when I was hurt.few times on the job. One was a car wreck where the other driver was drunk when he hit me on the sidewalk as he was drunk and the other was a worker's comp case where the boss wouldn't give me back my job as he claimed he had no other work for me to do. I have had other accidents and a couple of police brutality cases (I was arrested for sleeping on my porch one night and was pepper sprayed and beat Rodney King style and no lawyer would touch it) That is why they are hated as they do not live up to expectations they advertise about!!
Got it. So here is another question from you George. I don't know much about law but arresting someone for sleeping on their own porch sounds odd and weird. Is it against law to sleep on one's porch where you live?
I don't hate all lawyers (although any profession that builds in the need to lie and/or disregard what the "decent thing to do" would really be is going to attract people who are either willing to overcome their own aversion to that, or else don't have the aversion in the first place).
Having said that, "hate" is nowhere near the word to describe the overwhelming "dead contempt and disgust" I have for a couple of individual lawyers. It takes a "special kind of lack of conscience" to be able to do some jobs; and I can't reconcile lack of conscience with being a person who has a shred of redeeming value to his existence.
You need to read my hubs! I do not hate any. I dislike some. When Connecticut lawyers violate Rule 3.3 A1 of the Cannon Code of Ethics, which states, "An attorney shall not knowingly provide the court with false information" and he did that, then I have a dislike for that lawyer.When another lawyer failed to show up at a court hearing and respond to the court and his client, then I have a dislike for that lawyer. Do you really want me to go on? Because I will be here for weeks even months giving you reasons why some are disliked. I also know lawyers whom I like very much. The one's I dislike have commited acts of misconduct in their profession and I have had to do what I do best in order to stop them from hurting other people. A Nebraska lawyer's law office was closed down as a result of his misdeeds. That's putting it lightly.
I'm assuming they've either fallen victim to a lost case resulting in the expertize of what it is that lawyers do. Some people I know like to compare the similarities between the two words, “lawyer" and “liar". If that holds any significance, I'm uncertain.
It's a job as any other, so I can't discriminate solely on one's determination to be compensated. Recently, on a trip to LA, my aunt made certain that I understood two things that I shouldn't live without, a good doctor and a great lawyer.
Because there is a "two-platoon" system (old football term) where one platoon gets into the legislatures, congresses, and parliaments to create laws that provide business for the other platoon (at the public's expense). Then, when those in the legislatures leave, they then cash in, and another squad gets busy making more laws that they (all the lawyers) will eventually similarly cash in on, litigating.
You have noticed, haven't you, that most legislators and aides are lawyers?
First, let me apologize for not seeing this question until now. I see that you sent it to me a week ago (I've been busy.)
Lawyers have a bad reputation, in general, and are food for comedians due to several things:
First, most of the time that a lawyer is needed, there is an underlying conflict. Conflict lends itself to emotional responses, and for the party on the "losing" side, those responses are not usually going to be "good."
It's easy to blame a lawyer rather than the laws themselves or the facts of a case which lead to a lawyer's choices. MOST lawyers are good, and MOST follow the law. When someone "hates" a lawyer, it's often the law that he disagrees with, but the lawyer shoulders the blame.
Also, bad lawyers give the profession overall a bad name. And it seems like it is the bad lawyers who get the press, not those of us who dedicate so much time, energy, and money to helping the underprivileged, etc.
Lawyers are expensive. In some cases, it is not justified -- but in most cases, it is. We work HARD. And it takes us many years to even become an attorney. Having said that, if a client pays an attorney oodles of cash and then loses ... Well, who is going to be the object of criticism?
Lawyers have to work with the laws and the facts. When those two things don't support a winning cause, a client isn't going to be happy. But they can't really scream at a law book with much satisfaction. And they sure aren't going to blame themselves, such as when the facts the lawyer has to work with include things like a client lying to a cop, white-collar crimes, or unacceptable (but not illegal) behavior that a jury finds objectionable.
These things tend to make the lawyer the bad guy.
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