Plus: 23 Reasons To Date A Midwesterner Here’s why the scale tips in favor of dating a lawyer: Your lawyer boyfriend/girlfriend will be a good fallback when you’re trying to sound like you know what you’re talking about, i.e., “My boyfriend the LAWYER says it is TRUE that Katie Holmes hates the name Suri and is going to change it as soon as her divorce is finalized.” Your lawyer boyfriend/girlfriend will teach you valuable arguing skills for getting yourself out of jams, i.e., if Katie Holmes fails to change Suri’s name to Scout following her divorce, you will know to say “Any reasonable person would realize I meant she would be changing Suri’s last name, not her first name.” The “reasonable person” standard is textbook tort law and can be used any time the actual facts screw you over. (If Katie Holmes doesn’t change Suri’s first OR last name, however, you’re on your own.) Plus: 5 Reasons To Date A Teacher Whether or not your lawyer boyfriend/girlfriend makes a lot of money, your parents will THINK he/she does and be proud of you for using your wiles to snag a good catch.Community Q&A If you have a certain lawyer in your sights and want to find a way to make him/her yours you’ll need to take a few things into consideration.Lawyers in Love® is the premier online dating site EXCLUSIVELY for professional single lawyers and law students.Lawyers in Love provides lawyers and law students with the opportunity to meet and match with other lawyers and law students.Lawyers have their own way of doing things, whether you are dating a hard-nosed criminal defense attorney or a passionate environmental lawyer, figuring out how to make him/her happy while feeding your soul and maintaining your independence is the name of the game.While most of us think lawyers are objective, argumentative or hard to deal with and definitely not the right choice for dating, there’s another more positive way to look at it.However, at our law school, the Halloween party once carried the tag line, "Come ex parte, but don't go home that way." So feel free to use that. **We would feel remiss in not pointing out one more piece of advice from Avvo: make love notes long and confusing, because brevity and clarity make lawyers uncomfortable.
That’s pretty much how it is to be a lawyer navigating the non-legal world: constant vacillation between shame and pride.
We like to think that our knowledge of legal niceties and nuances makes us invaluable assets to our friends, but we also suspect that we are boring them at cocktail parties, or worse, alienating them with our insistence on taking up and arguing obscure points and correcting the guests.
I imagine it’s pretty similar when you’re dating a lawyer.
Okay, before we even start, let us note that our first question was (as many of yours probably was, too) -- do people really want to?
Well, believe it or not, there are many who believe that an attorney will turn out to be their someone awesome.