A couple of weeks ago a small group of us were discussing what each of us would do if we won a $250 million dollar Powerball. People were suggesting the usual types of ideas – extensive travel, the pursuit of various hobbies – when one boy casually stated,
“If I won that much money I’d open my own large law firm.”
Still in a state of disgusted disbelief I entered my journal’s office where I encountered my EIC, who I happen to love dearly. I relayed the ridiculous story to her, mentioning that it might make a great “Overheard at Law School” segment. I saw her eyebrows furrow while I was speaking, and when I finished she declared,
“That’s so stupid. Having tons of money does not guarantee that your law firm will be successful.”
Me: . . . . .
It’s like what Randy Fenoli from “Say Yes To The Dress” said in a recent HuffPo interview: attorneys have no vision.
Oh who me? Well if I won that kind of money, I’d be totally responsible. First I would pay off my debt, my sisters’ debts, and my parents’ debts, secure them each access to a reasonably large fund, and then I would buy this:
In case you were wondering, and why wouldn’t you when it’s so obvious, yes, this is the castle after which Sleeping Beauty’s Castle was modeled. That is to say, it’s fantastical.