Last week, an entire law firm was booted off a fair labor class action lawsuit because the lawyer showed ‘flagrant disrespect’ towards opposing counsel and their clients by scheduling depositions at Dunkin Donuts, showing up in T-shirt and shorts, and playing Angry Birds during deposition testimony.
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The message learned here is this: IF HE CAN PASS THE BAR EXAM, SO CAN YOU!
This attorney obviously doesn’t stand for much. If he can break through the ranks and be qualified to be a lawyer so can you.
Try this exercise by asking yourself, “What kind of lawyer will I be? What will I stand for as someone who is licensed to practice law?”
Write down 5 answers to these questions and keep them near your during your bar exam prep. This will help align your mentality with that of a good, true lawyer.
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