Begin dictation of pleading . . .
Plaintiff Roger Gatlin is a resident of Pennsyl . . .
Wait, I have a text coming in . . . [text message:] will u b there @ 2? [reply:] can’t make it. preparing complaint. rain check. [new text:] ok
. . . vania, with his principal residence located . . .
Huh? Suzanne updated her Facebook page status to “It’s complicated”? What does “It’s complicated” mean? [Facebook e-mail:] Suzanne: What the heck is going on? Are you OK? Let me know if I can do anything.
. . . at 13 Salem Lane, New Britain, . . .
I have three new Twitter followers! Cool. [tweet:] Shout out to my new followers! @JanesLaw, @PerkyTaxGuy, and @LawIsUs Add me to your Google+ circle!
. . . Bucks County, and operates a solo law practice (with substantial interruptions and distractions) all by himself . . .
Wow, not only is that linguistically poor, it is redundant all over again. Wait— now an eFax is coming in. [Fax:] Urgent—Emergency hearing set for 8:30 am tomorrow on Pierson v. Post
Crud. How am I going to fit that in my schedule?
Huh? Now my cell phone and office phone are going off simultaneously . . .
Does this seem a bit like your life? Has technology, particularly social media, rode roughshod over your work/life balance?