Category: Asshat of the Day Award

  • Property of the United States Taxpayer

    To do with it what he or she pleases.(H/T Patrick at Popehat)

  • Asshat Lawyer of the Day Kirk Bernard

    Washington personal injury lawyer Kirk Bernard. No editorializing required—Kirk makes it look so easy. (H/T Kevin O’Keefe via Twitter.) (More: Kirk Bernard is a Slime Ball.)

  • Entitled Asshat of the Day

    From Above the Law: A promising Harvard Law School standout told cops during a bizarre drunken tirade that he would “lie and cheat” to ruin them if — as a future attorney — he ever calls them to a witness stand, police said. The 3L, an unpaid intern for prosecutors in Dorchester County District courts, […]

  • It’s Thursday, and R.W. Lynch Still Lies

    Telephone message from Terry Fifer, Tel. 480-345-3324: “New case — an injury that I was involved in. Please call me.” Since a) I don’t take injury cases; b) this is an out-of-town number; and c) the call went directly to my answering service (a listed number, but not one that I give out, so that […]

  • It’s Wednesday Morning, and DUI Hotline Network Still Sucks.

    Just yesterday I wrote about DUI Hotline Network’s comment spam program, and the lawyers who are responsible for it. Today I had three more spam comments either from [email protected] or from [email protected] with links to a “duihotline.com” website — in these instances, the website for New Jersey firm Levow and Associates: Kevin [email protected] | 59.178.51.167 […]

  • Somewhere Napoleon is Smiling

    Over two years ago, shortly before the most recent election for the fifteen Harris County Criminal Court at Law (misdemeanor) benches, there was a brouhaha at the Harris County Criminal Justice Center about a politically incorrect email sent by CCCL6 Judge Larry Standley to other judges: The issue: an e-mail [captioned, “What in the world […]

  • ADA: Advertising Makes the Man Edition

    Spending lots of money on the web advertising yourself as a “DWI Lawyer” when you have taken only six criminal cases, only four of which were DWI cases (PDF) — and have never handled one to completion — in your home county in the three years you’ve been licensed is not quite enough, by itself, […]

  • That Sharolyn Wood Is Such a Joker.

    From this morning’s Chronicle story (by Mary Flood and Brian Rogers) on the ouster of the Republican judges: Civil District Judge Sharolyn Wood, who lost the seat she’s had since 1985, lamented that voters have lost “about 250 years of judicial experience” in this sweep. She said Harris County’s judiciary has been kept stable by […]

  • Video Special: More of the Same

    Like the man says, I have no sense of humor when it comes to totalitarianism, but maybe this was amusing the first time: It was probably not as funny the second time: And you’d hope this guy would have flat-out known better:

  • Badvertising Hall of Shame / ADA

    From the website of Andy Nolen, who practices in the Harris County Criminal Justice Center: RATED BY GOOGLE AND YAHOO AS ONE OF HOUSTON’S: BEST CRIMINAL ATTORNEYS BEST CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYERS BEST CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEYS BEST CRIMINAL LAW FIRMS BEST CRIMINAL DEFENSE TRIAL LAWYERS I suppose he would say that his name pops up in […]