Lawyers don’t produce anything.

This is the one in which a lawyer produces something.  But first, this from Antonin Scalia:

[L]awyers, after all, don’t produce anything. They enable other people to produce and to go on with their lives efficiently and in an atmosphere of freedom. That’s important, but it doesn’t put food on the table…

And now, cut to the part where a lawyer does produce something.  Enter Kate Carrara, who makes cupcakes.  Darn good ones, too, if she can be trusted. And having a lot more fun than when she was actually practicing law.

Everyone in my family is a lawyer — my father’s a lawyer; my grandfather’s a lawyer. So I went to law school and spent six years working as a trial lawyer for my family’s firm. Then I did coding for two years at another law firm, which was insanely boring.

So, according to Above the Law, she started trying out cupcake recipes on her coworkers.  Today, she owns a “cupcake mobile” that cruises the streets of Philadelphia appeasing hungry stomachs. Not too shabby…and definitely more delicious than the billable hour.

(thanks to Above the Law)


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