When In East Texas ...

Law360, New York (November 8, 2011, 3:09 PM EST) -- A while back, I learned an important lesson in a courtroom in Tyler, Texas. A visiting attorney had flown in to represent one side, and right from the start he seemed kind of aggressive. He badgered the witnesses, glared at opposing counsel and scowled at the jury. I think he was trying to play big-city tough.

But what he didn't realize is that this is the opposite of what the good citizens of the Eastern District of Texas (EDTX) want. The jurors in East Texas want...
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