Here are two of my favorite conversations from the past few days. The first one is between me and opposing counsel at court. She was nice and I was just shooting the shit with her after our case was done.
Other lawyer: Oh, you work for ________?
Me: Yeah. He can be...interesting.
Other lawyer: Haha, yeah, I can't stand him. Working for him must be "interesting."
Me: Oh, thank god! I'm not the only one!
Other lawyer: Don't worry. Just keep your eyes open and something
else will come along. Don't let him get to you.
It's not just me!
The next conversation is between me and Paralegal. We went out for happy hour after work on Friday. When my boss went to the bathroom, we had this conversation.
Paralegal: So, your office is cursed.
Paralegal: Yeah. You're the 4th associate we've had in the past year.
Me: I'd heard rumor of that. I take it there's some turnover in this office?
Paralegal: Yeah. So, I'm not going to bother talking to you since I figure you'll be gone in a couple of months.
Me: Haha, okay.
Me: Oh...so...you're serious?
On the bright side, I suppose this explains why she hasn't been talking to me.