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Burt Likko

Pseudonymous Portlander. Homebrewer. Atheist. Recovering Republican. Recovering Catholic. Recovering divorcé. Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of Ordinary Times. Relapsed Lawyer, admitted to practice law (under his real name) in California and Oregon. On Twitter, to his frequent regret, at @burtlikko. House Likko's Words: Scite Verum. Colite Iusticia. Vivere Con Gaudium.

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  1. Avatar Doctor Jay says:

    I am not a lawyer and I have seen very little litigation in motion. And yet I feel I know this person.Report

  2. Avatar Mike Schilling says:

    Affidavit is better than none.Report

  3. Avatar Damon says:

    I once faced the “pleasure” of testifying in a divorce case. My SIL by marriage was going through a difficult divorce, mainly becuase of her future ex’s doings, but not entirely. I got word through back channels that both of them thought I and my wife might be called to testify regarding custody issues.

    Now, I love my SIL and would do almost anything for her, but that. Frankly, they could have resolved their issues if they were not both being dicks about it, and that’s what I told them. And I told them, in the nicest, back channel way, that I would dodge any processor, and if eventually served, that I would burn both of them on the stand. And I meant EVERY SINGLE WORD.Report

  4. Avatar Kim says:

    Ya know? There are worse things. Having the FBI want to talk with you, because a former coworker (who you haven’t seen in years) just did something Really Fucking Dumb and made National News.

    Dodging the FBI is inadvisable.Report

  5. Avatar LeeEsq says:

    Ain’t that the truth. As an immigration lawyer, getting witnesses into court is one of the toughest aspects of the job because many potential witnesses are immigrants as well and want as little to do with USCIS as possible. This is true even if they can derive status from the main Respondent in many cases.Report