By the way, ‘meme’ rhymes with ‘team.’

Like it or not, internet memes have slowly but surely crept into our everyday lives. Your Facebook feed has likely been inundated with pictures of “What People Think I Do / What I Really Do,” and your own mother has probably asked you about the correct pronunciation of the word “meme.” There seems to be a meme to address just about every situation imaginable.

But what about lawyer memes? Unfortunately, those have been few and far between. Given the current widespread popularity of internet memes, and the general lack of memes that relate to the legal profession, we thought that we’d give our readers the floor to create some of their own….


Still wondering what we’re talking about? Here are some examples that many of our readers can appreciate:

To make your own meme, simply go to QuickMeme, pick out the meme that you like the most, and follow the directions in the Captionater. But, like all of our contests, we’ve got some rules:

  • Your meme must be publicly available online somewhere. Email us the link at, with the subject line “Lawyer Meme Contest Submission.”
  • Send us your submission by Friday, February 24, at 11:59 PM (Eastern time).

Once we receive all of the entries, the editors here at Above the Law will make a list of our favorites, and post the finalists for our readers’ viewing pleasure. You will choose the funniest meme, and the winner(s) will receive an ATL t-shirt for their efforts.

Good luck, and remember, gratuitous shout-outs to Above the Law are appreciated and encouraged.

Make a Meme [Quick Meme]