When Lawyers Take The Stand: Don’t Be Shy, You Must Testify
Long-time client Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly asked me to illustrate an article about lawyers who find themselves in an unfamiliar position: as defendants. The gist: lawyers tend to lose their self-assurance when the tables are turned.
The editor and I discussed some ideas over the phone, and settled on a lawyer who’s so embarrassed to be on the stand, he’s crouched down in the witness box, trying to hide behind his briefcase. Here’s the final:
Mass Lawyers is an interesting challenge for me. They have a conservative readership, and they’re looking for humor that’s a bit more restrained. I draw people more realistically for a Mass Lawyers illustration. Here’s a detail image.
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