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Know The Limits To Atty Public Statements During A Trial

Law360 (September 14, 2018, 2:45 PM EDT) -- “Lawyers are persons who write a 10,000 word document and call it a brief.” —Franz Kafka

Mouthpiece: n. old-fashion slang for one’s lawyer. Burton’s Legal Thesaurus, 4E. (2007). Retrieved Aug. 8, 2018, from https://legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/mouthpiece

Talk is cheap… until lawyers get involved. There are thousands of comedians in the world who make a living off the caricature of loquacious litigators. Indeed, it is probably a fair statement that attorneys like to talk. Attend any bar event anywhere in the country and, more likely than not, you will find a group attorneys exchanging war stories.

Lawyers, especially trial attorneys, relish opportunities to reminisce...

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