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Mark’s Typical Trial Schedule

(In lieu of the more complete trial journal that I should have been keeping for the last eight weekdays.)

0530: Get up. Prepare for trial.

0620: Breakfast, shower, shave, get dressed, etc.

0725: Leave for courthouse.

0800: Arrive in courtroom. Meditate.

0830: Trial begins.

0930: 1-hour break for court to handle court business. Small snack—half an energy bar and some water.

1030 Trial resumes.

1130 2-hour break for lunch. Lunch at a nearby restaurant (El Rey, Cava Bistro), or an energy bar and some water, depending on how intense the postprandial trial proceedings look.

1330 Trial resumes.

1530 Short break. Small snack.

1700 Trial ends for the day. Go home.

1730 Dinner, family time, read to kids, return business phone calls and emails.

2000 Prepare for tomorrow's trial.

2230 Go to bed.

0230 Wake up spontaneously. Prepare for trial.

0330 Return to bed.

Repeat from beginning.


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