Joel Oster is a comedian who practices law, and he puts on highly entertaining CLE programs that you can access online. Plus he just wrote a funny book.
In this episode, Joel explains how he started using comedy to get speaking gigs. His thesis is that “the true role of the law can best be understood with a dose of humor.” We discuss that and reveal the best place for getting charbroiled oysters in New Orleans.
- Comedian of Law website (humorous online CLE programs)
- Debriefing the Law podcast
- UnDue Process: Exposing the Good, the Bad, and the Funny of the Law, by Joel Oster (Amazon link)
- Comedian of law on Twitter
- The Official Lawyer’s Handbook, by Robert White (Ernie mentioned as source of quote: “there are no funny lawyers, only funny people who made the wrong career choice”)
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