Lawyer, Lawyer, Pants on Fire

, Texas Lawyer


I've seen some strange things in the courtroom, and I've occasionally listened to an adversary's closing argument and thought how appropriate it would be for him to be struck by lightning or for his pants to catch on fire. But I never thought it would actually happen. Too bad I wasn't in a courtroom in Miami in March watching 28-year-old lawyer Stephen Gutierrez make his closing argument when his pants suddenly caught fire.

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