Sacha Baron Cohen once received a letter from a lawyer informing him that he was being sued for $100,000 because of his role in Borat, at the end of the letter the lawyer added “P.S. Loved the movie. Can you sign a poster for my son Jeremy?”
Many defense lawyers make their clients wear glasses, because it makes them look smarter, more honest and less capable of committing crimes.
A lawyer was hired for a traffic case. Instead of sitting his client at the witness table, he dressed another lawyer to look like the client. When the only witness (a policeman) was asked to point to the defendant in the room he pointed to the fake client. The real defendant was found not guilty.
A lawyer tried to settle a civil suit by invoking his right to trial by combat. In New York. In 2015.
Colonel Sanders was once a successful lawyer, but his legal career ended when he got into a courtroom brawl with his client.
There’s an annual lying competition in England, and competitors from around the world have five minutes to tell the biggest and most convincing lie they can. Politicians and lawyers are banned from entering because they’re thought to be too good at it.