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Is This a Deposition Which I See Before Me?

How Michael P. Maslanka applies Shakespeare to his practice

For many, the idea of an unexpected phone call in the middle of the night evokes fear. Who’s been arrested? Is someone hurt and in the hospital? Or in the case of Shakespeare’s Othello, “Who has married my daughter in secret?” But for Dallas attorney Michael P. Maslanka, an especially early morning phone call in 1981 meant good fortune. “Where the hell have you been? I’ve been trying to reach you for weeks. How the hell are you this morning?” asked Louis V. Baldovin Jr., the …

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