In case some of you haven’t noticed, most lawyers are complete psychopaths. Don’t believe me?
Check out this article from Business Insider http://www.businessinsider.com/most-psychopathic-professions-2012-11
The defining characteristics of the lawyer as a psychopath is their universal lack of empathy and complete detachment from other human beings. Scared yet?
How about this ABA Journal article that declares that the legal field attracts psychopaths? http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/the_legal_field_attracts_psychopaths_author_says_not_that_there_is_anything/
The Recovering Paralegal is of course, not surprised by any of this. I have seen it all firsthand. I have known for years that lawyers are psychopaths. It just makes me feel a little bit better to see some scholarly research to legitimize my personal opinions.