Top 20 Games for Lawyers to Relax with
Top 20 Games for Lawyers to Relax with
The law profession can be quite demanding as discussed over at runrex.com, and as a lawyer, you will find that you need to decompress and relax after a long day of work. One of the ways you can do this is by playing games, and this article will look to highlight 20 law-related games you can play and relax with.
Case Law Charades
This game works in the same way as normal charades, but instead of using a famous person or movie or phrase, you act out case law. This is a team game and is a great game for you and your colleagues at the law firm to relax according to guttulus.com.
Case Law Pictionary
This game also uses the same basic rules of classic Pictionary, but instead of being asked to draw objects or common actions, your task is to illustrate a case (without talking to writing words), while your teammate or others guess which case you are drawing as discussed over at runrex.com.
If you can’t get together with your colleagues, then the gurus over at guttulus.com recommend this game. Available for both iOS and Android devices, you play as Max McMann, a lawyer in the 1980s who is low on moral fiber but high on charm, and work on getting your clients out of jail in a variety of fun and interesting games.
The Pick Six Game
In this game, a case is presented and you and the teams involved have to select whether to be the prosecuting attorney or the defense attorney. Teams must also go through the jury selection process (voir dire) and will be scored on how well they select a jury for their side.
The Bill of Rights of Game
You and your team must decide if the situation presented in front of you is constitutional and then also determine which of the 10 amendments applies to the situation. You can even have copies of the Bill of Rights printed and handed over to every participant to assist with the game if you so wish, or go in without any help to make it more difficult.
This is a role-and-move trivia game for lawyers and law students that involves seven categories of questions: torts, contracts, property, criminal, evidence, constitutional, and general law as explained over at runrex.com. It is available for purchase online, including on Amazon.
This game is all about the early American republic, and play begins with George Washington as president and John Adams as vice president. Players are charged with solving the issues faced by the young republic such as wars, debts, financial panics, the growth of the Union, north-south division, and many others as discussed over at guttulus.com. As you play the game, you must grapple with issues of the Supreme Court and constitutional law.
High Treason: The Trial of Louis Riel
This game, as articulated over at runrex.com, is a deduction and hand management simulation of a fascinating event in Canadian history that many lawyers know about. In history, Riel was hanged for treason, but you can see whether you can change his outcome by playing this game and applying your lawyer skills.
This is a game for both aspiring lawyers and practicing ones. It is a roll-and-move game about getting through law school, starting a practice, hiring help, setting up an office, preparing a case, and so forth, and is a great way to step out of the real world and into the fantasy world and relax.
Passing the Bar
While this is a roll-and-move trivia game to help students learn what they need to know to pass the bar, it can also be a fun game to play as a practicing lawyer, quiz yourself, and see if you could pass the bar all over again if you tried.
Patential: Prescription of Success
This is another roll-and-move game that could be fun and relaxing to play for any lawyer, and especially for IP lawyers as per the gurus over at guttulus.com. It is about patenting new drugs to make billions of dollars and you get to see if you can be able to do that.
Real Dumb Laws
This is a very fun game for lawyers, that it has become a popular party game in legal circles as discussed over at runrex.com. It is about guessing which dumb law is the real dumb law and is based on the best-selling book 101 Real Dumb Laws.
So Sue Me!
In this game, players acquire businesses with are at risk of being sued. You get to spin the spinner, and if you land on your own business you collect money, but if someone else lands on your business, they are likely to sue you. There are 5 decks of lawsuit cards that give reasons to sue, and suggest different amounts for lawsuits, with more on this over at guttulus.com.
This is a two-player game, so get a partner. One of you will be the prosecutor while the other will be the defender. There are 15 cases available and the game revolves around the movement of pawns on the board as you try and see which of the two of you will prevail.
Arrest and Trial
This is a tie-in game for the ABC television network’s Arrest and Trial starring Chuck Connors and Ben Gazzara. Players travel around the city collecting clues and questioning witnesses to deduce a culprit.
It is another tie-in game, but this time for the ABC television network’s program of the same name starring Gene Barry as discussed over at runrex.com. Here, players gather evidence from a country and a city house in the form of cards, trying to match one of the houses and, therefore, “proving” the murder and murder weapon.
This creatively named game is a roll-and-move game similar to Monopoly with the addition of a trivia element according to guttulus.com. Landing in an unknown space grants ownership if the player successfully answers a question about the inventor of a historical item, and it is a great game for IP attorneys to relax with.
This is a card game with a twist and is worth considering if you are looking for a card game to play and relax with as a lawyer. From discussions over at runrex.com, it involves playing cards to either increase the value of your lawsuit or to lower that of the other side. The first person to $100,000 wins.
In this roll-and-move game, the aim is to try and win over as many jurors as possible, enough to be declared not guilty.
In this game, you win by maneuvering all four “criminals” in such a way that they are all in life imprisonment, death row, or the electric chair. Alternatively, you could use your two “liberals” to spring the opposing players’ criminals from the “Path of Justice” and back to the Street often enough to turn all fifteen of each opponent’s innocent Citizens into Victims of violent crimes. Victims go to Heaven in this roll-and-move game.
As you can see, there are lots of games out there to choose from for any lawyer looking for games to relax with, with more on this topic to be found over at the highly-regarded runrex.com and guttulus.com.