Column 915 - Watch out for lawyer creep
This column is about keeping your lawyer skills within the lawyer domain as much as possible, and not letting them leech into other areas where they may not be as useful. Of course, when I wrote this column back in January (a simpler time when Me Too and Times Up were but months and weeks old), the New Zealand legal profession was not grappling quite so directly with the issue of lawyer creeps, so the title is now a little unfortunate.
Nevertheless, the principle hold true: the skills that make you a good lawyer can make you a terrible romantic partner and a distasteful board game opponent, and more than that can make your internal world very dark and painful. It helps to know you don't have to take lawyer mode into every area of your life.