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Keep your friends – stop talking about being a lawyer

This past weekend, I went to a wedding in Scranton for my fiancé’s childhood friend, who happens to be a lawyer. When we arrived at the reception, we anticipated we would be seated at Table 7 with the Baltimore folks. But when we checked our seating card, we were at Table 17. When we made our ...

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  1. wouldn’t this apply to any profession or interest? Anyone who excludes other people from their conversations, talks about the same subject incessantly or doesn’t take turns in a conversation is a bore, no matter what they’re talking about. If you naturally ramble on about the same thing all the time, try listening.

  2. I think it depends what kind of law you practice. I practice mostly criminal, family, and immigration law and people tend to be very interested in my stories, however, if you practice business litigation, estates, or trusts, I can see how that would get old.

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