Judge to lawyer: Get a shovel, get job

Judge to lawyer: Get a shovel, get job

There are 14 comments on the hosted.ap.org story from Mar 7, 2008, titled Judge to lawyer: Get a shovel, get job . In it, hosted.ap.org reports that:

AUBURN, Maine (AP) -- A former lawyer convicted of stealing from clients has been told by a judge to get a job, even if it means shoveling snow off roofs.

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“Common sense isn't that common”

Since: Feb 08

Durham, CT

#1 Mar 7, 2008
LOL!!! Love that judge!!!
HeresOne

United States

#2 Mar 7, 2008
Wouldn't want the lawyer on my roof (safety reasons-mine) however I bet people would let him clean toilets or similar tasks.

“Happiness comes through giving”

Since: Feb 08

Location hidden

#4 Mar 7, 2008
Remember, everyone is innocent until proven to be lawyers.

Since: Feb 08

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#5 Mar 7, 2008
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
Remember, everyone is innocent until proven to be lawyers.
LMAO! Good one.
Dave

Bellflower, CA

#6 Mar 7, 2008
99-percent of lawyers give the rest a bad name...

“1943-2013”

Since: Apr 07

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#7 Mar 7, 2008
but your honor
Its dangerous for a lawyer to shovel snow .

SEE
Rockford police are questioning a man in connection with the death of a criminal defense attorney shot in the back as he shoveled snow in his driveway.

“....VETS”

Since: Jan 08

WELCOME HOME

#8 Mar 8, 2008
we for real had a lawyer here, tell a us supreme court judge that he would not shovel snow for $75 an hr, look it up the Democrat&Chronicle

and that lawyer ran for mayor here, I can not make this up
Janie in CT

United States

#9 Mar 8, 2008
Hey, I work for a lier, er I mean lawyer.
Our favorite line is, I swear to tell truth, but not all the truth.:)

“....VETS”

Since: Jan 08

WELCOME HOME

#10 Mar 8, 2008
Janie in CT wrote:
Hey, I work for a lier, er I mean lawyer.
Our favorite line is, I swear to tell truth, but not all the truth.:)
can I watch you prepare your briefs, morn jay
mustang

Big Sandy, MT

#11 Mar 8, 2008
HeresOne wrote:
Wouldn't want the lawyer on my roof (safety reasons-mine) however I bet people would let him clean toilets or similar tasks.
...cleaning toilets or similar tasks takes responsibility.
Janie in CT

United States

#12 Mar 8, 2008
tallyho wrote:
<quoted text>
can I watch you prepare your briefs, morn jay
watchie but no touchie.
I'm off for the day, have a good one :)

“....VETS”

Since: Jan 08

WELCOME HOME

#13 Mar 8, 2008
Janie in CT wrote:
<quoted text>
watchie but no touchie.
I'm off for the day, have a good one :)
later drive hard and fast
gerri-berri

Dumfries, VA

#14 Mar 10, 2008
How come they don't make folks on welfare do that?

Since: Sep 07

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#15 Mar 10, 2008
gerri-berri wrote:
How come they don't make folks on welfare do that?
That just would not be right lol.

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