Are you a "Jack-in-the-Box" advocate ?
This was the term coined by Justice Brown in the case of Kaplun v. Kaplun  O.J. No. 3524.
Providing a workshop in advocacy training, the court stated in this endorsement:
"I write this endorsement primarily for the purpose of reminding counsel of certain expectations that the court has about their conduct in motions court."
After dealing with a contested adjournment of 2 motions, following counsel's failure to attend court, a late motion to remove a solicitor of record and the failure of new counsel to serve a Notice of Change in Representation, the court adjourned both motions BUT made clear his expectations of counsel as follows...
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