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* TruthInTelevision: Real-life EvilDebtCollector Portfolio Recovery Associates have been known to sue debtors as a way of intimidating them into paying off debts, some of which is old debt that likely has expired.

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* TruthInTelevision: Real-life EvilDebtCollector Portfolio Recovery Associates have been known to call upon their Army of [[InsistentTerminology Custodians of Records]] in helping to sue debtors as a way of intimidating them into paying off debts, some of which is old debt that likely has expired.

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* TruthInTelevision: Real-life EvilDebtCollector Portfolio Recovery Associates have been known to sue debtors as a way of intimidating them into paying off debts, some of which is old debt that likely has expired.

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* ''WesternAnimation/EekTheCat'': A pair of one shot villainous sisters are revealed to have an army of lawyers, here presented as ravenous, snarling beasts, they plan to unleash on the hero Eek and his girlfriend Annabelle. Unfortunately even an army of lawyers is no match for Sharky the Sharkdog.


* In ''Film/NationalLampoonsChristmasVacation'', Clark's boss is introduced with a team of yes-men marching lockstep behind him (with foley marching sound effects).

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* In ''Film/NationalLampoonsChristmasVacation'', Clark's boss is introduced with a team of yes-men marching lockstep behind him (with foley marching sound effects). The scene ends with a gag where Clark wishes Merry Christmas to each of them in turn, [[TheLastOfTheseIsNotLikeTheOthers finishing with a "Happy Channukah"]].


** There's an ArmyOfLawyers surrounding the Lavish family in ''Literature/MakingMoney'', although they're mostly there to threaten [[BigScrewedUpFamily other Lavishes]].
*** Subjected to a very efficient ConservationOfNinjutsu by [[AmoralAttorney Mr. Slant]], who as the narration points out, didn't just [[WroteTheBook write the book]], but wrote ''half the books in the city'' on the subject of law (he's a zombie, so he's been around for several lifetimes). The moment he unleashes his DeathGlare, [[OneManArmy the Lavishes' collective legal team sits down]].

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** There's an ArmyOfLawyers army of lawyers surrounding the Lavish family in ''Literature/MakingMoney'', although they're mostly there to threaten [[BigScrewedUpFamily other Lavishes]].
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Lavishes]]. They're subjected to a very efficient ConservationOfNinjutsu by [[AmoralAttorney Mr. Slant]], who as the narration points out, didn't just [[WroteTheBook write the book]], but wrote ''half the books in the city'' on the subject of law (he's a zombie, so he's been around for several lifetimes). The moment he unleashes his DeathGlare, [[OneManArmy the Lavishes' collective legal team sits down]].down.



** The Elf Queen summons an ArmyOfLawyers in ''Literature/TheWeeFreeMen''; the one thing the Nac Mac Feegle are scared of. [[spoiler:Then it turns out they have a ''defence counsel'' in the form of [[ChekhovsGun Chekhov's minor comic-relief character]]...]]
* It's mentioned many times in ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'' that [[TheDon Gentleman Johnny Marcone]] has an ArmyOfLawyers to protect him from any kind of legal charges. Considering that they manage to get charges against him from the FBI thrown out of court, they must be very good indeed... though it's also none too subtly implied that Marcone supplements their efforts with the judicious application of [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney large bribes]] and [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveConnections large campaign donations]].

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** The Elf Queen summons an ArmyOfLawyers army of lawyers in ''Literature/TheWeeFreeMen''; the one thing the Nac Mac Feegle are scared of. [[spoiler:Then it turns out they have a ''defence counsel'' in the form of [[ChekhovsGun Chekhov's minor comic-relief character]]...]]
* It's mentioned many times in ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'' that [[TheDon Gentleman Johnny Marcone]] has an ArmyOfLawyers army of lawyers to protect him from any kind of legal charges. Considering that they manage to get charges against him from the FBI thrown out of court, they must be very good indeed... though it's also none too subtly implied that Marcone supplements their efforts with the judicious application of [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney large bribes]] and [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveConnections large campaign donations]].



* Creator/JKRowling is said to have an ArmyOfLawyers in [[http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/books/article2100186.ece this Times Online article]].
* On this website called "Classic Adventure Gaming," the writer asks that an unidentified man not sue him with his ArmyOfLawyers http://www.adventureclassicgaming.com/index.php/site/interviews/400/

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* Creator/JKRowling is said to have an ArmyOfLawyers in [[http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/books/article2100186.ece this Times Online article]].
* On this website called "Classic Adventure Gaming," the writer asks that an unidentified man not sue him with his ArmyOfLawyers http://www.[[http://www.adventureclassicgaming.com/index.php/site/interviews/400/php/site/interviews/400/ asks]] that an "[[Creator/GeorgeLucas unidentified man]]", who "[[SuspiciouslySpecificDenial may or may not be a famous filmmaker]]", not sue him with his army of lawyers for publishing a photo of him.


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** They may not be literal lawyers, but Lord Vetinari occasionally gets a similar visual effect by having a couple of his [[TheMenInBlack "dark clerks"]] act as LivingProps when he needs to have a few stern words with someone.

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* Similarly, was is the notorious Westboro Baptist Church's biggest alibi in their heyday. Nearly every member (including their now-deceased patriarch Fred Phelps) is/was a practicing lawyer who knew [[LoopholeAbuse exactly which of their rights they were within and which laws they technically weren't breaking when staging flagrantly bigoted and homophobic demonstrations]]. It also meant that they would know exactly which laws ''you'' were in violation of if you were you react violently to their hate speech/bullying ''and'' could sue you and win if they wanted.

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* Similarly, this was is the notorious Westboro Baptist Church's biggest alibi in their heyday. Nearly every member (including their now-deceased patriarch Fred Phelps) is/was a practicing lawyer who knew [[LoopholeAbuse exactly which of their rights they were within and which laws they technically weren't breaking when staging flagrantly bigoted and homophobic demonstrations]]. It also meant that they would know exactly which laws ''you'' were in violation of if you were you react violently to their hate speech/bullying ''and'' could sue you and win if they wanted.

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* Similarly, was is the notorious Westboro Baptist Church's biggest alibi in their heyday. Nearly every member (including their now-deceased patriarch Fred Phelps) is/was a practicing lawyer who knew [[LoopholeAbuse exactly which of their rights they were within and which laws they technically weren't breaking when staging flagrantly bigoted and homophobic demonstrations]]. It also meant that they would know exactly which laws ''you'' were in violation of if you were you react violently to their hate speech/bullying ''and'' could sue you and win if they wanted.



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* In America at least, two great armies of lawyers gather every two or four years right around election season. Election laws in many states allow votes to be disputed by outside parties for various reasons (such as residency, citizenship, proper registration, etc.) and for those disputes to be argued against by others. Other issues, like voting station hours and access, and custody and availability of voting machines and ballots also come into play. So lawyers on both sides will file suits at the city, county, district, and state levels all across the country for some perceived advantage or to eliminate some "unfairness" imposed by the other side that plays out in a glorious firestorm of litigation on election night.

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* Reference in at least one episode of ''Series/MurderSheWrote'', when, being confronted, the episode's villain challenges Fletcher over the "battalion of lawyers" she can expect. Fletcher's answer is having -- accurately -- noticed a subtle thing the killer did at one point that inspired the victim to take a pill. The tone of the scene is that and other details like it leave the killer defeated.

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** They may not be literal lawyers, but Lord Vetinari occasionally gets a similar visual effect by having a couple of his [[TheMenInBlack "dark clerks"]] act as LivingProps when he needs to have a few stern words with someone.


*** Subjected to a very efficient ConservationOfNinjutsu by [[AmoralAttorney Mr. Slant]], who as the narration points out, didn't just [[WroteTheBook write the book]], but wrote ''half the books in the city'' on the subject of law. The moment he unleashes his DeathGlare, [[OneManArmy the Lavishes' collective legal team sits down]].

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*** Subjected to a very efficient ConservationOfNinjutsu by [[AmoralAttorney Mr. Slant]], who as the narration points out, didn't just [[WroteTheBook write the book]], but wrote ''half the books in the city'' on the subject of law.law (he's a zombie, so he's been around for several lifetimes). The moment he unleashes his DeathGlare, [[OneManArmy the Lavishes' collective legal team sits down]].


** The episode "The Joy of Sect" had the [[ChurchOfHappyology Movementarians]] call out their lawyers (in the style of some firemen) when they've realised that Marge managed to break her family out. Ironically, the aforementioned blue-haired lawyer is one of them and again the only one that talks.

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** The episode "The Joy of Sect" had the [[ChurchOfHappyology Movementarians]] call out their lawyers (in the style of some firemen) when they've realised that Marge managed to break her family out. Ironically, the The aforementioned blue-haired lawyer is one of them and again the only one that talks.



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* [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] in ''Film/ReversalOfFortune'', when Alan Dershowitz recruited several attorneys, and several law students, to help him overturn Claus Von Bulow's conviction for trying to kill his wife, because Dershowitz knows he can't handle the appeal alone.


** There's an ArmyOfLawyers surrounding the Lavish family in ''Discworld/MakingMoney'', although they're mostly there to threaten [[BigScrewedUpFamily other Lavishes]].

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** There's an ArmyOfLawyers surrounding the Lavish family in ''Discworld/MakingMoney'', ''Literature/MakingMoney'', although they're mostly there to threaten [[BigScrewedUpFamily other Lavishes]].



** The Elf Queen summons an ArmyOfLawyers in ''Discworld/TheWeeFreeMen''; the one thing the Nac Mac Feegle are scared of. [[spoiler:Then it turns out they have a ''defence counsel'' in the form of [[ChekhovsGun Chekhov's minor comic-relief character]]...]]

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** The Elf Queen summons an ArmyOfLawyers in ''Discworld/TheWeeFreeMen''; ''Literature/TheWeeFreeMen''; the one thing the Nac Mac Feegle are scared of. [[spoiler:Then it turns out they have a ''defence counsel'' in the form of [[ChekhovsGun Chekhov's minor comic-relief character]]...]]

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