As well, he's been shown to take part-time work as a cobbler, fixing up shoes in his clients' presence and even in court ("Uh, Judge, these won't be ready until Thursday...) Although Hutz lost almost all of his cases, he did win several cases for the Simpsons, for instance representing Homer in his case against Captain Mc Callister and The Frying Dutchman restaurant over its "All You Can Eat" offer.
While the Blue-haired Lawyer tried to show that Homer's eating was far beyond what could reasonably be expected out of an all-you-can-eat offer, Hutz won by putting Marge on the stand and having her reveal the desperate actions she and Homer took after they were kicked out of the restaurant.
Riviera, a quack to give out false prognosis and made Bart commit perjury by lying about being in intensive pain when he was fine.
Hutz was also briefly married to Selma Bouvier, as when Homer asks her to marry Apu for his citizenship she says her name with 3 husband names added (Terwilliger, Hutz, Mc Clure) and was long enough without Apu's long surname.
He may also be a drug dealer, as when Milhouse lands the role of Fallout Boy, Hutz barged up to him and one of the services offered was "drug deal- errrrrr.... He also owns Red Blazer Realty, which employs Cookie Kwan "Number 1 on the West Side!
", Gil Gunderson (Shelley Levene from 'Glengarry Glen Ross'; as played by Jack Lemmon), and at one point, Marge.
Hutz and Mc Clure still sometimes appear in Simpsons Comics, as a voice actor is not needed.
He claimed to have graduated from Princeton school of law, although Princeton hasn't had a law school since the mid-19th century.
His legal practice, located in a shopping mall, was named "I Can't Believe It's A Law Firm! He often tried to entice potential clients with free gifts, including a "smoking monkey" doll and a business card that "turns into a sponge when you put it in water." Lionel Hutz was an occasional person to appear in The Simpsons's lives and sometimes played central roles in events involving them.
The character of Lionel Hutz, along with other Phil Hartman characters, was retired after the actor's death.
He was an inept ambulance chaser and, to quote Lisa, a "shyster", whom the Simpsons nonetheless repeatedly hired as their lawyer (a fact remarked on by Marge in a typically self-aware aside) probably because they could not afford a better lawyer anyway.Hutz also successfully sued Krusty after Bart got appendicitis after eating a piece of jagged metal that was being given away as a prize in his cereal that wasn't even in the safety package all prizes are held in.