Love Your Lawyer Day? Bah, humbug!

Today is supposedly "Love Your Lawyer Day," and you are encouraged to wish us a happy day, thank us for being so awesome, or even send us "a gift, flowers, or a card."

You also shouldn't tell lawyer jokes. (Unless they are really funny.)

I'm not wild about holidays that are manufactured by marketers, and this is reportedly the invention of a lawyer-marketer, sanctioned by the American Bar Association.

I would be in favor of a "Love Your Client Day," but we are already supposed to be loving you every day. (And we do!)

I can't improve on Scott Greenfield's curmudgeonly-but-serious blog post on this holiday, so I'll send you over there. Be sure to follow his links and read the comments.

And have a happy Friday and a great weekend!

Robin Shea has more than 20 years' experience in employment litigation, including Title VII and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (including the Amendments Act). 
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