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Six Little Words

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A recent call in the blogosphere for readers to provide six-word descriptions of tax practice made us wonder how law practice, in general, can be described in six words.

Here are your answers:

High ideals, hard work, disappointment, pain. —Jennifer Foster

Listen, read, think, write, speak, bill. —Rich Cassidy

Being their mother. For a fee. —Ilonka Aylward

Being there when things go wrong. —Ruth Carter

Nothing that I thought it was. —Meghan Green

For sale: JD 2009. Never used. —“Sparky”

Too smart to be overworked, underpaid. —Rachel Brock and Meghan Green

Fighting Uncle Sam in every case. —Peter Lomtevas

An honor if we so choose. —Nicole VanderDoes

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