- A man who had been caught embezzling millions from his employer went to a lawyer seeking defence. He didn’t want to go to jail. But his lawyer told him, “Don’t worry, you will never have to go to jail with all that money.” And the lawyer was right. When the man was sent to prison, he didn’t have a dime.
- The next day a coyote came upon that same mountain lion licking a pile of dung. “What on earth are you doing?” the coyote asked in amazement. The mountain lion looked up dolefully. “I ate a lawyer yesterday, and I’m still trying to get the taste out of my mouth.”
Most people ask questions because they want to know the answer; lawyers are trained never to ask questions unless they already know the answer.