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Another One Of Those Cases.
I'll say this for the first five workdays of 2016: they've gone quickly.

I only had court appearances on two of them, but this Working Five Days A Week bullshit, compared to the holiday-shortened previous two weeks, has overwhelmed my senses and made each of these past workdays seem quite full.

Today was my first road trip of MMXVI, and no single thing broke the one-hour mark, but the cumulative effect of the day, and week, was intense.

Bunches of new and newish clients, all needing care and feeding.

One client generating close to a dozen Action Items by the time the last of them unexpectedly sailed in to my inbox at 4:45 this afternoon.

And yet another One Of Those Cases.

This one was a referral from an attorney no longer on our general good side, which I've shepherded since early 2013.  The first significant event in it was a pre-suit deposition of the client, at an insurance lawyer's office on the other side of Rochester, which occurred while a major snowstorm was brewing and eventually kept me from even getting home that night. In that hotly contested pretrial deposition, where my objections were being ignored, I quoted a line from the 80s Oliver North case and compared myself to a potted plant. Now, not quite three years later, that case resumes depositions on Monday now that we've actually sued it; I'm considering bringing a dieffenbachia with me just to remind them that I know (what they think is) my place.

Oh, and they're promising the first significant lake-effect snowstorm of the year in these parts for, of course, the night before and the day of the latest deposition.

Maybe I should bring Audrey II with me instead:P
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yesididit2 From: yesididit2 Date: January 9th, 2016 02:50 am (UTC) (Link)
i like how you refer to clients as needing care and feeding.
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