Monthly Archives: January 2016

The Ted Cruz Birther Law Suit

A lawyer by the name of Montgomery Blair Sibley has filed suit in federal court in Houston claiming that Ted Cruz is not a citizen of the United States.  He says, it is reported, “It doesn’t matter that he was … Continue reading

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Contingent Fees and Sure Winners

Years ago when I was practicing in Seattle I expressed objection to many of the lawyers I knew in the firm I was with for a time about the practice of probate lawyers charging a percentage against the gross value … Continue reading

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Writing an Appellant’s Opening Brief in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

My opening brief can be 30 pages long, 14 point type, double-spaced, margins 1 inch on all sides.  Footnotes have to be in 14 point type too.  I have been working on the brief for some time. I have tried … Continue reading

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