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Re: What's good about being an attorney?
« Reply #40 on: July 20, 2006, 11:56:21 PM »
The majority of law students are The Idealist & The Dazed/Confused & The Realist all together

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Re: What's good about being an attorney?
« Reply #41 on: July 21, 2006, 06:01:47 AM »

the thing that's good about an attorney is that you can think, act, and feel like an ass, while not being called so ... because attorneys are thought to be smart instead of dumbasses!
 

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Re: What's good about being an attorney?
« Reply #42 on: July 21, 2006, 04:27:48 PM »

if you get into a top 20, no brainer, go!  anything less, depends on what's important to you.


What schools would you say round out the top 20? Just wondering.

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Re: What's good about being an attorney?
« Reply #43 on: September 05, 2006, 01:50:55 AM »

Here it is a great test for you fellas interested in this sorta thing



http://personal.ansir.com


: a. Obsessive-Compulsive disorder
: b. Conscientious Style
: c. Diligent
: d. E1
: XSTJ

: a. Narcissistic disorder
: b. Self-Confident Style
: c. Visionary
: d. E3
: EXTX

: a. Dependent disorder
: b. Devoted Style
: c. Kinsman
: d. E6-substyle fobic
: IXFJ

: a. Borderline disorder
: b. Mercurial Style
: c. Eccentric
: d. E4- substyle
: XSFP

: a. Paranoid disorder
: b. Vigilant Style
: c. Philosopher
: d. E6-substyle counterfobic
: XNTJ

: a. Passive-Agressive disorder
: b. Leisurely Style
: c. Scintilator
: d. E9
: IXFP

: a. Anti-Social disorder
: b. Adventurous Style
: c. Extremist
: d. E7
: XSTP

: a. Schizoid disorder
: b. Solitary Style
: c. Sage
: d. E5-substyle
: INTP

: a. Schizotypical disorder
: b. Idiosyncratic Style
: c. Evokateur
: d. E5-substyle
: INTJ

: a. Hysterical disorder
: b. Dramatic Style
: c. Healer
: d. E2
: EXFJ

: a. Borderline / Manic-depressive
: b. Mercurial Style
: c. Eccentric
: d. E4-substyle
: XXFX

: a. Avoidant disorder
: b. Sensitive Style
: c. Sentinel
: d. E6-substyle fobic
: IXXJ

: a. Masochistic/Self -defeating disorder
: b. Self-Sacrificing Style
: c. Empath
: d. E4
: INFX

: a. Sadistic disorder
: b. Agressive Style
: c. Realist
: d. E8
: XXTX

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Re: What's good about being an attorney?
« Reply #44 on: September 05, 2006, 02:31:01 AM »
What exactly is the (b) category of each of the listings?

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Re: What's good about being an attorney?
« Reply #45 on: September 05, 2006, 02:41:15 AM »
In 1984, John Oldham M.D. began work on a personality system for normally healthy people based on the neurotic categories of the psychiatrist's "bible", the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, referred to in shorthand as DSM. Dr. Oldham worked on the committee for DSM-IV and is one of the leading psychiatrists in the United States. Currently, there are 14 different styles (or types) in Oldham's system.



The following descriptions are from the highly-recommended book The New Personality Self-Portrait by John Oldham and Lois Morris. If you are interested in this personality system, the book is vital for understanding it.

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« Reply #46 on: September 05, 2006, 02:51:29 AM »
Oldham's Style -- Myers-Briggs Type -- Enneagram Type
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Conscientious -- ENFJ -- 1
Sensitive -- INFJ -- 4w5
Vigilant -- ENFP -- 6w5
Dramatic -- INFP -- 4w3
Aggressive -- ENTJ -- 8
Idiosyncratic -- INTJ -- 5w4
Inventive -- ENTP -- 3w4
Solitary -- INTP -- 5w6
Leisurely -- ESTJ -- 9w8
Serious -- ISTJ -- 9w1
Self-Sacrificing -- ESFJ -- 2
Devoted -- ISFJ -- 6w7
Self-Confident -- ESTP -- 3w2
Adventurous -- ISTP -- 7w8
Mercurial -- ESFP -- 7w6
Artistic -- ISFP -- 7w6

This other list matches common MB Types and Primary Functions with a person's dominant Oldham style. The MB/Function types were based on the underlying themes and descriptions of the Oldham styles. Even though the MB type might not match the Primary Function, nor does the function have to be primary for the Oldham style, it still represents the basic "flavor" of the personality style.

Oldham's Style -- Myers-Briggs Types -- Primary Function
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Adventurous -- xSTP (ESTP, ISTP) -- Extraverted Sensing
Aggressive -- ExTJ (ESTJ, ENTJ) -- Extraverted Thinking
Artistic -- xSFP (ESFP, ISFP) -- Extraverted Sensing
Conscientious -- xSTJ (ESTJ, ISTJ) -- Introverted Sensing
Devoted -- xSFJ (ESFJ, ISFJ) -- Extraverted Feeling
Dramatic -- ESFx (ESFJ, ESFP) -- Extraverted Feeling
Idiosyncratic -- INTx (INTJ, INTP) -- Introverted Intuition
Inventive -- ENxP (ENTP, ENFP) -- Extraverted Intuition
Leisurely -- IxFP (ISFP, INFP) -- Introverted Feeling
Mercurial -- ExFP (ESFP, ENFP) -- Extraverted Feeling
Self-Confident -- ExTP (ESTP, ENTP) -- Extraverted Thinking
Self-Sacrificing -- ExFJ (ESFJ, ENFJ) -- Extraverted Feeling
Sensitive -- INFx (INFJ, INFP) -- Introverted Feeling
Serious -- ISxJ (ISTJ, ISFJ) -- Introverted Sensing
Solitary -- IxTJ (ISTJ, INTJ) -- Introverted Thinking
Vigilant -- xNTJ (ENTJ, INTJ) -- Extraverted Intuition

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« Reply #47 on: September 05, 2006, 02:57:11 AM »
Here it is another approximation:
 
Obsessive-Compulsive personality
 Conscientious Style
 Diligent
 1w2, 1w9
 
Compensatory Narcissistic personality (not in DSM-Axis II)
 Variant of Self-Confident Style
 -
 3w4
 
Phallic Narcissistic personality
 Self-Confident Style
 Visionary
 3w2
 
Dependent personality
 Devoted Style
 Kinsman
 6w7
 
Borderline personality
 Mercurial Style
 Eccentric
 7w6
 
Paranoid personality
 Vigilant Style
 Sentinel
 6w5, 8w9
 
Passive-Agressive personality
 Leisurely Style
 Philosopher
 9w8
 
Anti-Social personality
 Adventurous Style
 Extremist
 7w8
 
Schizoid personality
 Solitary Style
 Sage
 5w6
 
Schizotypical personality
 Idiosyncratic Style
 Evokateur
 5w4
 
Hysterical personality
 Dramatic Style
 Healer
 2w3, 4w3
 
Avoidant personality
 Sensitive Style
 Scintilator
 4w5
 
Masochistic/Self -defeating personality
 Self-Sacrificing Style
 Empath
 2w1
 
Sadistic personality
 Agressive Style
 Realist
 8w7
 
Depressive personality
 Serious Style
 Idealist
 9w1
 

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Re: What's good about being an attorney?
« Reply #48 on: September 06, 2006, 04:40:01 AM »
You guys have too much time on your hands! Are you in law school? Otherwise you could not have so much spare time!
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Re: What's good about being an attorney?
« Reply #49 on: September 06, 2006, 11:19:28 AM »
What's good about being an attorney?
What about the respect of the community?  Attorneys are held in high regard and often chosen as leaders in society.  A good attorney is a valuable friend and associate.  When you pass the bar, you demonstrate an ability people look up to, and you establish yourself as part of the society's foundation.  I think you'll find that your opinion as an attorney carries more weight than it does as a paralegal.
Katie T.