Legal Draftsmanship, Part XIV

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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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13 Responses

  1. Avatar greginak says:

    What a humongous error.Report

  2. Avatar nevermoor says:

    An associate in my office just spent several months exchanging nasty letters about skulls and other bones.

    So I’ll assume you were opposing counsel, you won, and you’ve failed to properly clean that property.Report

  3. Avatar Chris says:

    I predict the puns will mushroom out of control. I admit the thought of it gives me a bit of a thrush.Report

  4. Avatar Kolohe says:

    A case about mushrooms and other toppings will eventually be appealed to the Burger court.Report

  5. Avatar SaulDegraw says:

    A partnership dissolution among mycologists?Report

  6. Avatar Kazzy says:

    Knowing you do a good amount of work in tenant law or whatever it is called, I’ll assume it has to do with allegations of mold or fungus in a unit.Report

  7. Avatar Francis says:

    You are defending a landlord against a substantial tort claim that includes both property damages and medical claims arising out of the alleged existence of mold within a rental property.

    Or, your client paid very large sums for authentic black truffles and was dismayed to discover that he got ripped off. No souffles that night; he had to hang up his molds.Report

  8. The opposite of gloomy Gus.Report