12 Days Of Trial Prep

Most litigation technology specialists who have been in this field for a number of years can identify with these “12 Days of Trial Prep”…..

(sung to the tune of “12 Days of Christmas”)

On the first day of trial prep
my attorney gave to me:
A bipolar fed-er-al judge.

On the second day of trial prep
my attorney gave to me:
Two clueless agents,
And a bipolar fed-er-al judge.

On the third day of trial prep
My attorney gave to me:
Three defense attorneys,
Two clueless agents,
And a bipolar fed-er-al judge.

On the fourth day of trial prep
My attorney gave to me:
Four students scanning,
Three defense attorneys,
Two clueless agents,
And a bipolar fed-er-al judge.

On the fifth day of trial prep
My attorney gave to me:
Five——–days ‘til trial,
Four students scanning,
Three defense attorneys,
Two clueless agents,
And a bipolar fed-er-al judge.

On the sixth day of trial prep
My attorney gave to me:
Six screwed up hard drives,
Five——– days ‘til trial
Four students scanning,
Three defense attorneys,
Two clueless agents,
And a bipolar fed-er-al judge.

On the seventh day of trial prep
My attorney gave to me:
Seven messed up CDs,
Six screwed up hard drives,
Five———days ‘til trial
Four students scanning,
Three defense attorneys,
Two clueless agents,
And a bipolar fed-er-al judge.

On the eighth day of trial prep
My attorney gave to me:
Eight guards a-snoring,
Seven messed up CDs,
Six screwed up hard drives,
Five——- days ‘til trial
Four students scanning,
Three defense attorneys,
Two clueless agents,
And a bipolar fed-er-al judge.

On the ninth day of trial prep
My attorney gave to me:
Nine gigs of emails,
Eight guards a-snoring,
Seven messed up CDs,
Six screwed up hard drives,
Five——— days ‘til trial
Four students scanning,
Three defense attorneys,
Two clueless agents,
And a bipolar fed-er-al judge.

On the tenth day of trial prep
My attorney gave to me:
Ten Banker’s Boxes,
Nine gigs of emails,
Eight guards a-snoring,
Seven messed up CDs,
Six screwed up hard drives,
Five——- days ‘til trial
Four students scanning,
Three defense attorneys,
Two clueless agents,
And a bipolar fed-er-al judge.

On the eleventh day of trial prep
My attorney gave to me:
Eleven hours of video,
Ten Banker’s Boxes,
Nine gigs of emails,
Eight guards a-snoring,
Seven messed up CDs,
Six screwed up hard drives,
Five——- days ‘til trial
Four students scanning,
Three defense attorneys,
Two clueless agents,
And a bipolar fed-er-al judge.

On the twelfth day of trial prep
My attorney gave to me:
Twelve angry jurors,
Eleven hours of video,
Ten Banker’s Boxes,
Nine gigs of emails,
Eight guards a-snoring,
Seven messed up CDs,
Six screwed up hard drives,
Five——- days ‘til trial
Four students scanning,
Three defense attorneys,
Two clueless agents,
And a bipolar fed-er-al judge.

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