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All his life.
He wasn't a great guy. He drank
and beat up my mother, and me, too.
to piss him off, but you'd be wrong.
- and the amazing uses they found
for the law. They did the impossible:
They gave lawyers a good name.
So I went to law school. It pissed my
dad off, but he was pissed off anyway.
off a ladder made by his own company.
He didn't know who to sue first.
Some of my classmates knew they'd
My only connections were made in
the bars I worked in to pay my tuition.
- but I needed a job, badly.
There's too many lawyers in Memphis.
This city's infested with them.
I don't think so.
What can be more embarrassing than
admitting you work for Bruiser Stone?
I mean, he's a lawyer, and they call him
"Bruiser". That's how desperate I am.
- Shut the door.
- No, not that. Not that, either.
Sure. Let's make it my house.
extract the data from that conversation.
Live sharks in a lawyer's office.
It's a joke, get it?
- So Prince, is this the law student?
Couldn't you use him here?
He's tended bar at our clubs.
for you to work, Rudy. A great place.
You'd see what real lawyers do.
- It isn't?
- My associates pay for themselves.
Talk to me.
- How exactly does that work?
You keep one third
of the fees you generate.
If you can't cover your draw at the end
of the month, you owe me the balance.
- Do you understand?
- Sounds fair to me, Rudy.
You'll make a lot of money.
That's the only way I operate.
And I'll get you a lot of good cases.
I have cases.
One is a will I'm drafting for an
older woman. She's worth millions.
Great Benefit. You heard of them?
- I'm on my way to see them now.
- I helped them before, at a workshop.
- I want you to talk to Deck Shifflet.
He used to work with the big insurance
- You got the paperwork on this stuff?
- In my car.
This is Deck Shifflet.
He'll get you plugged in.
Draw up a lawsuit against
Great Benefit, and put my name on it.
- We're gonna file it today.
- Thank you.
- Rudy, I'm glad you came here.
- Close the door on your way out.
If there's somebody in an office,
you can't have it.
This is the bathroom.
- Are you an associate here?
- Sort of. Actually, I'm not a lawyer yet.
Bruiser asks me to review
the insurance cases.
I used to work for Specific Mutual.
I got sick of that, I went to law school.
- When did you finish law school?
- Five years ago.
the bar exam. I sat for it six times.
- When do you take yours?
- In three weeks. It's that hard?
Yeah. I took it a year ago,
This is Bruiser's library. If you want to
use the fridge, put your name on stuff.
Put that in for me.
Daisy, I made a mess here.
Pick that up, huh?
What happens when you go to court?
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