Here are some of the funniest gifts for lawyers that pokes fun at their profession and gives them some added perspective about their role in the world. From jokes to gags you’ll come out a winner with any of these choices.
Legal Decision Maker Paperweight
This paperweight might not be too far from the truth, which is a scary thing. Come up with a legal question and it will give you a legal decision just by giving it a spin. In some cases it’s just as accurate as coming up with a true legal verdict.
The New Yorker Book of Lawyer Cartoons
Leave it to The New Yorker to come up with some of the funniest lawyer cartoons. Some of them might be a little too highbrow for them to get, but surely they’ll be able to figure out what most of them mean without any explanation.
The World's Funniest Lawyer Jokes
Every lawyer loves a good lawyer joke, and this book is filled with the funniest ones of all time. There’s sure to be ones in here that they haven’t heard yet, as well as some classic ones that you can’t hear too many times.
Law School in a Box
By saying that you can fit everything that’s learned in law school into a box, you’re basically saying that anyone can learn it. Give them this box and they’re sure to crack up as they check out all of the funny things it includes in its quick recap.
Disappearing Civil Liberties Mug
They’re sure to get a kick as certain civil liberties disappear once they pour a hot cup of coffee into this mug. It uses the real bill of rights, but conveniently causes some of those rights to go away as it warms, and return when it cools.
Other Lawyers Mug
Celebrate their flamboyance and pizazz in the courtroom with this funny mug. Showing a plain brown horse under the heading ‘Other Lawyers’ and a colorful pole dancing unicorn under a sparkly ‘Me’, this 11oz mug is printed on both sides, and will raise a smile as they drink their favorite brew.
Stemless Wine Glass
There’s no doubt about it, being in the legal profession is stressful, so help them to ease the stress with this stemless wine glass. Printed with the scales of justice on one side, the glass also features markers on the reverse that indicate just how bad (or otherwise) their day has been.
Funny Lawyer Keychain
They’ll have a satisfied grin every time they turn the key in their dream car thanks to this keychain. Made from stainless steel, the disc is etched with the scales of justice, and a funny phrase that makes no bones about the amount of money a lawyer makes!
There are a few words in a lawyer’s vocabulary that will be used in their statements time and time again, and ‘allegedly’ is definitely one of them. Play on that fact with this simple but effective t-shirt. Perfect for wearing in their downtime, it features that one single word across the front.
Not Arguing Box Sign
Let them set the tone from the outset with this sarcastic wooden box sign. Measuring a tidy 5” x 3”, this distressed desk or wall sign will warn clients that no matter what they say, their lawyer is always right. Ideal for the home too, housemates and partners can also take the hint.
Funny Candy Jar
Sure to raise a laugh, this candy jar is a great way to keep a stash of their favorite treats right there on the desk, while adding humor to a serious business. A wonderfully funny gift for lawyers, this jar stands 6” tall and claims it holds the ashes of their problem clients.
Funny New Lawyer Notebook
Show them you’re super proud of them in a typically unsentimental way with this slightly risqué notebook. Measuring 6” x 9”, this blank notebook contains 120 lined pages, and has a stylish matte black cover with the words ‘look at you becoming a lawyer and s**t’.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Socks
Any female lawyer will have looked to the enigmatic Ruth Bader Ginsburg for inspiration, and these socks will help her to put her best foot forward whether taking her exams or arguing her case in court. There are three RBG designs to choose from, and they will fit shoe sizes 5 – 9.
Merlot Infused Coffee
Difficult clients can make any attorney want to turn to drink, but what happens when they turn up at 9am on a Monday morning? These Arabica coffee beans have been aged in oak wine barrels to infuse them with the subtle flavor of merlot, without any of the inebriating effects.
Lawyer Life: Coloring Book
Stress is part and parcel of some occupations, and coloring in is a great way to work off the woes artistically and gently. #LawyerLife is a coloring book that’s filled with pictures depicting aspects of the legal profession with a touch of sarcasm and acerbic wit.
DIY Glass Paperweights
These glass paperweights help them make heads or tails out of their paperwork, and organize things into two nice piles. One pile they need to file away, and another pile they still need to work with. Even in our digital age, many lawyer still get inundated with paperwork.
Rearrangeable Magnetic Board
This rearrangeable magnetic board will help keep them on track during the week, with reminders right where they will see them most often. Staying on track with their schedule is tough, and you’ll be helping out with this gift.
Official BS Button
Lawyers are artists when it comes to BS, so give them this official BS button and they’ll be able to press it whenever one of their lawyer buddies says something that’s just totally full of it. Bright red with white letters means you can read it from 20 feet away.
Come Back with a Warrant Doormat
If you’ve got the sort of lawyer that has police and investigators showing up at his office, you may just have the right lawyer for your needs if you’ve done something shady. This is a hilarious doormat that’s perfect for a lawyer that bends the rules a bit.
Stamped Leather Tie Clip
Give them this stamped leather tie clip and they’ll have a personalized accessory that they can wear every day. You can make it with the ampersand, or put their initials on it to make it even more customized. The leather gives it a nice finished look.
Here’s the perfect gift to give them when they make partner. This means their name will be in the firm’s title and there will be an ampersand added. It’s a very thoughtful gift at a very exciting time in any lawyers life.
Rustic Sawhorse Desk
If they need a home office space to work from, you can make this rustic sawhorse desk. Just be sure it goes with the rest of the decor they’ve established. They’ll be able to work well from this desk, because it has a nice width and is sturdy to hold paperwork and more.
Faux Gold Pencil Holder
We all know lawyers make enough to go buy a real gold pencil holder, but you can make them this faux gold pencil holder for a small fraction of the price. It will look stunning while being very functional and helping to clean up a messy desk.
Better Call Saul Coffee Mug
Saul was one lawyer that is definitely not a role model for how lawyers should behave, but if you know they emulate him anyway you’re safe getting them this Better Call Saul coffee mug. It features the iconic lawyer from Breaking Bad pointing at you.
Upcycled Laptop Table
For times when they take their work home with them, i.e. all the time, give them this upcycled laptop table so they can comfortably work from the comfort of the couch or bed. It’s easy to make, and comes out looking really nice.
DIY Desk Organizer
This desk organizer has a very classic look to it, and is great because it can be used for an inbox and an outbox. Papers that need to be looked at go in the bottom, while papers that need to be filed go in the top.
Thanks for the feature! Love the idea of using the ampersand for a lawyer gift – so clever!