Query of the Week

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

Humor can actually drive house some extent and interact a decide and jury at trial, Liebenberg says. However a fun-filled office tradition also can enhance productiveness and loyalty.

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

So this week, we’d prefer to ask you: Is humor part of your workday—or trial technique? Share some examples of how humor has received the day in court docket or helped you get via 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 referred to as me honey. I at all times responded by calling them Child Truffles.”

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