Baltimore Sun, August 18, 2016: The Rawlings-Blake administration said it had fired Glen Keith Allen, 65, a contract employee who had worked on complex litigation for the city since February. The city began investigating Allen’s background after the Southern Poverty Law Center reported that he had a history of supporting the neo-Nazi National Alliance. The
Rule 1: Get Paid Up Front Rule 2: Don’t Win The Ethics War, Avoid the Ethics War (Foonberg the Great) Rule 3: 90% of Law School is a Waste, but Which 90%? Rule 4: Never Believe Career Services, Especially When They Tell The Truth Rule 5: Law School Is a Terrible Investment; Make the Most of
If you practice in MD, go read AGC v. Marcalus, though possibly NOT on your work computer. A few points. 1) The attorney in question was barred one year before me, which means that he got his law license about one year before the words “World Wide Web” were well known. I got barred in
This report shows how attorney Adam Reposa of Austin has gotten jailed for contempt of court for using a lewd gesture at a prosecutor during a trial, made crazy ads and now created stickers bearing the seal of the City of Austin marking businesses as for “white people only” and affixed them to businesses in gentrifying
Marijuana.com, March 18, 2015: “Case in point: a lawyer in New London, Connecticut let a two ounce sack of marijuana slip form his pocket to the floor while in court yesterday. The best part? The lawyer, 46-year-old Vincent J. Fazzone, was in court representing a client, claims the weed wasn’t even his.” The article, quoting
BBC, February 27, 2015 (H/T Talking Points Memo): Mukesh Singh, the bus driver who admitted driving the bus during the incident, but denied taking part in the attack, was one of five men convicted of Jyoti’s rape and murder and sentenced to death by hanging. . . . Speaking about the appalling attack,
Sometimes I can be downright grouchy, truth be told; I have many faults and, sometimes, that’s one of them. But I haven’t yet lost my cool so badly as to write a letter to a client calling her an obscenity in print, wishing her malice and insulting her progeny. From page one of AGC v.
Mark Britton of Avvo.com thinks that I should market to my clients in a way that suggests that I want to kiss them. Um, no. Lawyer jokes to the contrary aside, we are not sex workers. I used to advertise with Avvo, and had a moderately favorable opinion of Avvo with some reservations. I feel
In February 2014, following oral argument in January, the Maryland Court of Appeals disbarred an attorney for emailing a number of attorneys, including long-time former Attorney Grievance Commission member George Meng, Esquire, defamatory claims of corruption regarding a number of judges and elected officials including the Attorney General. Opinion of Judge Greene in Attorney Grievance
Words have meanings. “Excellence” and “success” have meanings. Neither has anything to do with the content on this plaque. Plus the plaque tells a lie about its intended customer, as beaten to death in a prior post.