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  • Amoral Attorney: Playing one is pretty much the entire point of the game.
  • Analogy Backfire: Half the conversations in the game.
  • And Your Reward Is Interior Decorating: You upgrade Max's skills by using money from his cases to buy him furniture, wallpaper, and carpeting for his apartments. Since the various options don't always fit together depending on what skills you want, this can result in an interior decorating version of Rainbow Pimp Gear.
  • Belligerent Sexual Tension: Max and Susan Maple have either this or Foe Romance Subtext, depending on how you want to look at it.
  • Cool Old Lady: Margaret Jones, in a sort of way. She was a hippie in her youth, is the one of the few prosecutors without any major personality flaws, and is also one of the few where Max has to consistently win the pre-case banter via Obfuscating Stupidity rather than outsmarting his opponent.
  • Dodgy Toupee: Much fun is made of Roger Mansel's toupee. Max compares it to "smuggling a gopher on his head" and a "small furry hat".
  • Felony Misdemeanor: In retaliation for her spreading around the fact that she turned him down for a date, Max starts a rumor that Susan Maple is... Canadian. She was even overheard talking about free healthcare. The other lawyers act genuinely horrified.
  • Hero Antagonist: The various prosecutors that Max faces.
  • Heroes Want Redheads: Well, Protagonists Want Redheads, at least, but, Max has the hots for Susan Maple who's a strawberry blonde.
  • Lantern Jaw of Justice: Lampshaded by Max when he tries telling Margaret Jones that he's the protagonist that the audience is rooting for, and points out his jaw as being a classic hero's jaw.
  • Let's Play: Sadly without any of the excellent voice acting, but it lets you at least read all of the dialogue.
  • Meaningful Name: Every single name in the game is a Punny Name, a Shout-Out, or Theme Naming.
  • Memetic Badass: In-universe, Sun Tzu gets this treatment from two of the lawyers, where they talk about how quoting him has potentially universe-shattering power.
  • Reverse Psychology: One of the possible moves, which causes the person you use it on to attack themselves.
  • Simple Country Lawyer: Jack Bourbon seems intended to invoke this trope, with his name, Dixie-esque suit, and psuedo-Texan accent.
  • Spinning Paper: Every time Max wins a case, you get one of these as a closing comment, complete with Punny Headlines.
  • Too Dumb to Live: Jack Bourbon shows this occasionally, but Roger Mansel suffers from this all the time, with Max constantly talking him into things that are really bad ideas.
  • Trash Talk: Every single pre-case conversation is Max and the prosecuting attorney trading insults and/or bizarre analogies.
  • Villain Protagonist: Max, no matter how much he claims otherwise.
  • World of Pun


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