Attorneys should seek to have a good rapport with a judge except where it interferes with appropriate, zealous advocacy. It is better to have a judge’s respect for proper advocacy than to be thought of as “nice.”
Kleinman, T. & Pollack, D. (2021, December 28). Pushing contempt in domestic violence cases, New York Law Journal, https://www.law.com/newyorklawjournal/2021/12/28/pushing-contempt-in-domestic-violence-cases/?slreturn=20211128173806 .
*This is contructed from limited avaiable data and may be imprecise.