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This is fun: Above the Law just ran a caption contest on a photo of some dude's (or very hairy lady's) leg, which is now adorned with a tattoo of a law review citation: 11 Ohio St. J. Crim. L. 827 (2014).

We (read: I) have nothing better to do with our lives, so we dug up the article, the author, and then wondered what other terrible law-related things people could get tatted on their bodies. Because, you know, nothing says "legal professional" like a citation, or a scale, or Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's portrait in the form of a tramp stamp.

When my editor tossed out the idea of a "Legal Shark Week" playlist, I jumped on it, like a shark on a bleeding dolphin.

Why? Not only is the Grouplove song "Shark Attack" one of my current favorites, but music is how I get pumped. About to head to court? Working out? Fighting writer's block? In any of these scenarios, I'm probably listening to loud, loud music.

The real challenge, however, is creating a playlist that appeals to all sorts of folks -- an especially large challenge for me, due to my narrow and unique musical tastes. Fortunately, with the help of FindLaw's resident D.J. and a few other shark-related playlists, I was able to piece together a 12-track playlist. And if you have any suggestions, I've made the playlist open and collaborative on Spotify, so jump in and add your favorites.

Where did Ally McBeal go to law school? TV shows depicting lawyers typically start in the middle of a fictional attorney's career, so there is often little mention of their humble beginnings.

But long before Perry Mason and Ben Matlock (yes, his first name is Ben) were cracking psyches in the courtroom, they were presumably cracking books in a law library.

We've done the hard Internet research for you on this one, so check out where Ally McBeal and these other fictional TV attorneys (supposedly) went to law school:

Christine Lagarde has been head of the International Monetary Fund for three years now, and The Washington Post sat down to interview her about her work thus far. As we were reading, and watching, her interview, one thing became tremendously clear: we have a girl crush on Christine Lagarde. As my editor aptly noted, and I agree: "anyone who runs the IMF and carries a Kelly bag is a-ok with me."

Before she was Managing Director of the IMF, Lagarde was an attorney at Baker & McKenzie, where she later "became the Chairman of the Global Executive Committee of Baker & McKenzie in 1999, and subsequently Chairman of the Global Strategic Committee in 2004."

As law associates, we can learn a lot from her experiences rising through the ranks of BigLaw. Let's take a look at where she stands on issues ranging from leadership, and women.

Hah! Again folks, you really can do anything with a J.D. Granted, Quin Snyder's law degree (and his M.B.A.) probably have very little to do with his recent hire as the coach of the National Basketball Association's Utah Jazz. It probably didn't help him land his last gig as a head coach either, for the Missouri University Tigers.

But hey, if you have a law degree, and some other talent, and connection, know this: it won't prevent you from chasing a far more exciting dream.

There are a lot of things you can learn from last week's arrest of Broward County Assistant State Attorney Molena Mompoint -- keep your plate tags up to date, don't volunteer unnecessary information. But the big one is this: beware of the company you keep.

Mompoint was stopped for driving a car with long-since expired tags and not using a turn signal. She ended up in cuffs, charged with methamphetamine possession, suspended without pay, and she's become a national headline.

Her defense? The drugs were left behind by her "attorney friends."

The New York Times has released a new Op-Docs series to keep its audience enthralled -- "Verbatim." The series "transforms verbatim (word for word) legal transcripts into dramatic, and often comedic, performances."

The impetus for this series was a transcript of a deposition that was published on Tumblr. In the case, the Ohio Cuyahoga County Recorder's Office was being sued for charging $2 per page to photocopy public documents. What ensued was a debate that you would never, ever see on a court-room drama.

Here's why "Verbatim" is great entertainment for lawyers, and non-lawyers, alike.

Oh happy day! We never thought we'd see George Clooney settle down, but we learned earlier this week that he got engaged -- to a lawyer! But she's not just any lawyer, she's pretty fancy one (and a barrister to boot).

And, when we say fancy, we don't just mean fancy looking -- Amal Alamuddin has one hell of a resume. Here are some of her impressive lawyerly accomplishments.

Tired of BigLaw? Become a Reality TV Host!

For associates and partners who need a break from BigLaw life, you're in luck: producers are looking for an "everyday lawyer" to host a reality TV show.

GRB Entertainment, a Los Angeles production company, is producing a U.S. version of the BBC TV show, "The Legalizer," according to the ABA Journal. The U.K. show teaches consumers how the Small Claims Court process works and how they can fight for their rights.

So do you have what it takes to be a breakout reality TV host?

Know, first, who you are; and then adorn yourself accordingly.

-- Epictetus

It seems we've come to a crossroads in the legal industry, both within our ranks and amongst our clientele. The issue is fashion and it is not going away any time soon, apparently.

On one end of the spectrum, we have attorneys preaching the merits of $20,000 watches, multi-point pocket squares, and, of course, the three-piece suit. And on the other, we have clients showing up to court with exposed underwear, pajama pants, and in one extreme case, a crack spoon tied around his or her neck.

It might be time for a little self-reflection.