Seven-Foot Green Attorney Smashes Opponent

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I was very happy to learn recently (and I honestly can't remember where I learned this) that Jennifer Walters, also known by her Marvel superhero name of "She-Hulk," is an attorney.

Finally, a flattering depiction of attorneys in the media.

Apparently, Walters is the cousin of the He-Hulk, Bruce Banner, and gained some of his powers when he gave her a blood transfusion after an accident.  She was a member of both the Avengers and the Fantastic Four before devoting herself more fully to her legal career.  (Those prior jobs probably looked good on her resume.)

According to the Wikipedia summary, which I have no reason to doubt, She-Hulk went to the UCLA School of Law and was a member of the Order of the Coif.  She was eventually recruited by the law firm of Goodman, Lieber, Kurtzberg & Holliway to work in their Superhuman Law division.  She is described as an "extremely intelligent and highly skilled attorney" who can lift approximately 100 tons of law books.

Goodman, Lieber's Superhuman Law division represents superheros in a wide variety of disputes.  They represented Spider-Man in a libel lawsuit against publisher Jonah Jameson, and defended Hercules against a $168 million claim by The Constrictor.  They also occasionally represent villains, which presents potential conflicts of interest for She-Hulk, as you can imagine.

It appears that in the legal milieu of the intra-comic world, past issues of Marvel Comics can be cited as legal precedent, and the library of Goodman, Lieber is full of them (although they had to restock the library in a trade-paperback format after the law offices were destroyed recently.  See 11 She-Hulk 26, 29 (Marvel CCR Mar. 2005); but see 276 Fantastic Four 13, 22 (Marvel CCR Jan. 2006) (suggesting that the earlier volumes can still be cited).

Link: Wikipedia article on She-Hulk
Link: Wikipedia article on Goodman, Lieber, Kurtzberg & Holliway