The following thoughts occurred to me while sitting around waiting for a hearing in Superior Court. 1. Attorneys, in general, dress like crap. 2. Attorneys, in general, have some damn ugly shoes. 3. A pressed and well-tailored black suit looks a helluva lot better and more businesslike than a rumpled and ill-fitting suit of any color. 4. Small-format black/white or light gray Prince of Wales check looks like crap beyond six feet away. The pattern runs together and the fluorescent lights give it a sickly cast. 5. Dear co-counsel: please don't take the term "legal team" literally by dressing uniformly. Three guys standing together in identically cut and similarly patterned mid-gray sack suits with scuffed black shoes and similar ties look like clowns, not like a brain trust. 6. "Alterations tailor." Look it up. Oh, and someone stopped me on the street outside the courthouse to compliment my shoes. Tan RLPL/EG Cardiffs today.