Apr 17, 2018
Today, April 17, is National Haiku Day – let us all break out our pencils and pay homage to the Japanese art form! Without further ado, here is mine (with tongue solidly in cheek):
Snakes, spiders, rats, wolves
Slither, creepy, dirty, sly
The den of lawyers
Don’t worry, I plan on sticking to my day job.
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Mar 23, 2018
If you take the media reports at face value, all attorneys are corrupt and only looking to make a quick buck by filing as many frivolous personal injury and medical malpractice lawsuits as possible and litigating them through trial to win exorbitant jury awards which causes everyone’s insurance costs to go up. The solution currently in place for this “problem” is tort reform legislation, but who stands to benefit from the legislation and who will … Read more
Jan 24, 2018
DID YOU KNOW?
While much of the American public cries out for tort reform, only 0.002% of Americans filed tort lawsuits in 2015 compared to 0.01% in 1993; however, in November 2016, 87% of voters thought that too many lawsuits were filed in America according to this Wall Street Journal article. Fake news, anyone?
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Feb 7, 2017
A tax professor, an IRS ethics advisor, and a meth dealer all walk into a bar. Except it’s just one guy.
An adjunct professor at Georgetown Law who also worked in the Office of Professional Responsibility for the Internal Revenue Service was recently charged with selling large quantities of methamphetamines.
If one is considering a similar career path, better to work for Pfizer where the governmental red tape is significantly lessened.
Charges are not … Read more
Oct 4, 2016
At least it was his difficulty attracting business that’s given as the explanation for Nathan DeSai’s transformation from a diligent attorney who always showed up for work every day to a rogue Houston gun man randomly shooting at passing cars until police killed him according to the ABA Journal story. The moral, of course, is to make sure your lawyer has lots of work.
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Sep 28, 2016
Yep, as indicated in this story in the ABA Journal, it appears the quality of law school students is declining sharply and law school grads are also flunking the bar exam at a record rate.
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Dec 9, 2015
Unfortunately, there are some attorneys who are neither quite human nor professional.
The recent mass murders in San Bernardino demand the sympathy of every person for the victims and for the condemnation of their killers. The Farook family attorney, unfortunately, seems both incompetent and a bit less than human by going to the media to assert absurd attempts to defend the murderers as “normal”. Read the article here.
This attorney, like others who show … Read more