Query of the Week

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“Strategically positioned humor is one thing that is essential, and one thing, truly, we don’t speak about that a lot,” says Roberta “Bobbi” Liebenberg, a senior accomplice with Nice, Kaplan and Black in Philadelphia in an ABA Journal Asked and Answered: Lived and Learned podcast.

Humor can definitely drive residence some extent and interact a decide and jury at trial, Liebenberg says. However a fun-filled office tradition may also improve productiveness and loyalty.

“Analysis additionally exhibits that people who find themselves humorous are constantly evaluated as extra assured and extra competent,” Liebenberg says.

So this week, we’d wish to ask you: Is humor part of your workday—or trial technique? Share some examples of how humor has received the day in courtroom or helped you get by way of your workday.

Reply within the feedback.

Learn the solutions to final week’s query: Have you experienced or seen gender-based harassment from judges or opposing counsel?

Featured reply:

Posted by KMDrgnLdy: “Within the early ’80s, male opposing counsel on this very Southern metropolis sometimes known as me honey. I at all times responded by calling them Child Desserts.”

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