results of msj hearing...
taken up under further advisement.
preparing to argue my response to a motion for...
is making me sick to my stomach! And is also making me make faces like this: Yes, Lost fans, that is the lovely Matthew Fox after his arrest for punching a bus driver (lady) in the stomach. Anyway, I’m totally prepared, yet I’m totally ill-prepared. Tomorrow is Chinese New Year, so I’m hoping to begin the year auspiciously and without underboob sweat. We shall see.
lawyer fact #1
PerStirpes: You can't trust a lawyer that uses the font "Arial."
K: I prefer Comic Sans.
PS: Hahaha. I mean, if you're not going to use Times or whatever is basically Times, you might as well use Comic Sans.
K: Or Wingdings.
i am threatening
I love the idea that opposing counsel feels threatened enough by me that he wants to file a motion to recuse [a motion to disqualify or remove a judge from overseeing a case because of a bias or prejudice] with Judge 81* because I served as his briefing attorney. When filed, a judge has the option to step down on his own or else an administrative judge conducts a hearing to determine whether...
buy me things
I have a client who has a penchant for buying younger women expensive presents. He is also known to pay off loans. So now, my issues are: Will he buy me things? or rather, can I get him to buy me things?; Do I have violate any rules of Professional Responsibility if I hint really hard at things I’d like bought for me?; and What if I just “accidentally” staple my Sallie Mae...
J got “The Essential New York Times Cook Book” for Christmas, which works well with one of my goals for 2012. edited with my suggestions: serves 6-8 4 poblano peppers 6 large ripe tomatoes, cored 1/4 cup olive oil 1 onion, thinly sliced 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 4 cups beef broth 2 teaspoons dried oregano 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin 4 cups vegetable oil 18 corn...
2011 has been a most beautiful year of good friends, career successes, and positive changes, so I’m a little sad to see it end. If at the end of 2012 I can reflect with a fraction of the content I feel about 2011, then it will have been a very very good year. Overarching life goals for the new year in no particular order: 1. BE! AGGRESSIVE! B!-E! AGGRESSIVE! I’m never going to...