This supports all my preconceptions, junior-high-level-blog-reading lawyers excepted of course: Why you shouldn't go to law school.
One line from the link: Contemporary lawyering is often an expensive form of childish game-playing with the rules of civil procedure. It's psychological warfare for minute tactical advantage.
I quote that because I learned a new word in email yesterday and that sentiment could have been written for it. Wikipedant, what a perfect blend. Everything you hate about lawyers with none of the intellect!