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O/T - Passed the Bar today, 57JoeFoMoPar, Esq.

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 57JoeFoMoPar, Oct 14, 2011.

  1. 57JoeFoMoPar
    Joined: Sep 14, 2004
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    57JoeFoMoPar
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    Hey guys, I know this is off topic, so if the mods want to delete it, that's cool.

    The results for the Pennsylvania bar exam came out today and I passed. I've been virtually non-existent on here for the past several months, and that's what I've been up to. It's really the culmination of all my time and hard work, especially in the past 4 years of law school. All summer I sacrificed working on projects, missing shows and seeing family to study, and to finally get the results.... it's just the most amazing feeling. You guys know what it's like to work on a huge build, do a chassis up restoration, and to finally stand back and look at the completed work. I'm feeling the same way right now, not to mention a huge relief since finding gainful employment will be much easier as an admitted attorney.

    Just thought I'd share with my HAMB family. Now I'm going out with my girl (who also passed the PA bar) to have some drinks and celebrate!
     
  2. falcongeorge
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    from BC

    Congrats. Thats quite an achievement.
     
  3. need louvers ?
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    need louvers ?
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    Damn cool ! Congrats!
     
  4. Rehpotsirhcj
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    Congratulations!
    (I'll give you a call when I need representation....)
     
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  5. Sweet, now you can pay off the student loans and really make some serious cash for a project!
     
  6. thunderbirdesq
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  7. whitedawg
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    Congrats...I know what it ment to my daughter when she passed the TN bar a few years ago
     
  8. hotrod40coupe
    Joined: Apr 8, 2007
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    Hell, I pass the bar every day on the way home... Congratulations, that is a major accomplishment.
     
  9. Big Jon
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    well done mate
     
  10. Bigcheese327
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    Congratulations, and, er, welcome to the fraternity.

    -Dave
     
  11. 61falcon
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    is it to soon to start with the lawyer jokes?? j/k, congrats.
     
  12. Mark Karger
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    from houston TX

    Congradulations, I hope you can find a good firm in the field that you wish to practice, mark.
     
  13. k9racer
    Joined: Jan 20, 2003
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    Congrats....So did you pass it on the first try?? I know a girl who took it 4 times before she passed the bar.. I have 5 lawyers cards in my wallet buy not the girls.. congrats again....Bobby.......
     
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  14. slammed
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    OK! When St. Patrick drove the all the snakes out of Ireland, where did they go? To America and became lawyers! Now, seriously you are to commended for you achievement. My godfather, father and brother are attorneys I heard them all. Are you joining a firm?
     
  15. Fedman
    Joined: Dec 17, 2005
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    Congratulations..... great accomplishment!
    Now get out in the the Shop. :D
     
  16. sinticket
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    Congrats Joe...proud of ya man. I know you have been working really hard for that. Hoe to see you soon!
     
  17. Congratulations. You deserve it
     
  18. 57JoeFoMoPar
    Joined: Sep 14, 2004
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    Hey guys, thanks for all the kind words

    Yes, this was my first attempt and will thankfully be my last at Pennsylvania. I'm still waiting on the results for new jersey, which come out in November, but the pa admission is promising. I've been considering taking Delaware next July. This exam sucks and I really don't want to do it again!
     
  19. Bob K
    Joined: Mar 3, 2001
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    from Antigo Wi.

    I don't know that I have ever passed a bar, maybe when I didn't see it.

    Seriously though Joe, CONGRATS TO YOU. That is a long row to hoe and the satisfaction of making it happen must be huge.

    Good luck to both of you, hope to see you again sometime soon.

    B:)B
     
  20. fab32
    Joined: May 14, 2002
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    OK, how about this one. Do you know the difference between a catfish and a lawyer? One is a bottom dwelling scum sucker and the other one is a fish. Any one else?:D

    Frank
     
  21. 3wLarry
    Joined: Mar 11, 2005
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    from Owasso, Ok

    just what the free world needs...2 more lawyers...:rolleyes: :)
     
  22. LongT
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    Congratulations. Now I bought this car on Ebay. It isn't anything like described what can you do!!! Just kidding!

    Bill
     
  23. propwash
    Joined: Jul 25, 2005
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    from Las Vegas

    Why would you be proud of passing a perfectly good bar? Stop in....quaff a couple, introduce yourself around - heck, you could meet an attorney.

    j/k - congratulations - takes a lot of hard work, and it's a laudatory accomplishment.

    dj
     
  24. FlynBrian
    Joined: Oct 5, 2007
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    Congrats!!! Thats quite an accomplishment.
     
  25. LeadSledMerc
    Joined: Nov 29, 2003
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    That is so, so awesome, Joe!!:cool:

    You've been bustin your butt for so many years now to reach this goal...you should be the proudest guy out there!!

    Congrats...now take a breath and relax a little...OK, now get your butt back to work!

    There's a gazzillion and a half lawyer jokes and they're all true...but I'll be nice!!:D
     
  26. kkoacolonel
    Joined: Oct 27, 2005
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    from Union,NJ

    Hey Joe,Great news!. Congratulations and Best of Luck to you!
     
  27. Woogeroo
    Joined: Dec 29, 2005
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    from USA

    Congrats to you!

    That is a lot of hard work and making the hard choices to study.

    I know how it feels.

    You should be proud... now, just remember yer HAMB PA pals when they need help in traffic court.

    :D

    -W
     
  28. Impressive...congratulations to the both of you....
     
  29. That's one hell of an accomplishment...

    Don't forget who REALLY makes the law...

    Congrats man...
     
  30. CHOPMERC
    Joined: May 11, 2001
    Posts: 992

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    Hey Joe, I had no doubts...Congratulations counseler, I'm proud of ya..
     

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