The other side: "We'd like to have the government documents removed based on the fact they can't be substantiated."
The judge, turning to me: "Response, counsel?"
[Awkward pause as whole room waits for us to respond.]
Me: "Um. We object? Because it would be harmful to our plaintiff?"
[Awkward pause PLUS blank stare from my partner.]
The judge: "Counsel, are you citing to a specific rule?"
My brain: "There's rules??? What rules?? And they're NUMBERED?!"
You shouldn't hire me yet.