Why I Became A Lawyer!

Empty Hands
There was a job opening in one of the country’s most prestigious law firms, and it finally comes down to Robert and Paul. Both graduated magna cum laude from law school. Both come from good families. Both are equally attractive and well spoken. It’s up to the senior partner to choose one, so he takes each aside and asks, “Why did you become a lawyer?” In seconds, he chooses Paul.

Baffled, Robert takes Paul aside. “I don’t understand why I was rejected. When Mr. Armstrong asked me why I became a lawyer, I told him that I had the greatest respect for the law, that I’d lay down my life for the Constitution and that all I wanted was to do right by my clients. What in the world did you tell him?”

“I told him I became a lawyer because of my hands,”

Paul replies. “Your hands? What do you mean?”

“Well, I took a look one day and there wasn’t any money in either of them!”

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