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The Myth of Multitasking in the Legal Labyrinth

The other day I overheard my grandkids talking about me, and lawyers in general. The older one was trying to explain what it is lawyers do by repeating a comparison I'd once made between myself and Indiana Jones: “See, when you go to court, it’s like when Indiana Jones goes into that cave to get the golden statue. He has to avoid all the booby traps and dodge the arrows and falling rocks, and he’s mostly the only one who gets out alive.”

Originally published January 24, 2013
Last updated April 28, 2018
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