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Legal Lessons Learned from Gaming

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Date Published

February 19, 2021


Mecklenburg County Bar


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Lessons to improve as lawyers can come from any source, including our hobbies. Brooks Jaffa has learned many such lessons from gaming, primarily as an avid player of Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons, that he will share in this discussion about gaming and practicing law. Learn how rolling nat 1s and 20s and casting creatures and spells has improved multiple aspects of his practice including:

Client counseling
- Avoiding the best-case scenario mentality
- The importance of having a plan

- How to avoid confirmation bias

Managing stress
- Dealing with tilt (frustration)

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Brooks F. Jaffa

Brooks F. Jaffa is a third generation Charlottean. He graduated with distinction from the University of North Carolina in... Read More

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