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Thursday, March 10, 2016

BENCH AND BAR MIXER

There's a "Bench and Bar mixer" tonight at some BBQ joint called Pride and Joy. 

The event promises to be well attended by the judiciary. 

Why? Look below. Key phrase "complimentary appetizers."
Need we say more?

We don't mingle. NFL coaches like to tell players that nothing good happens after midnight. We believe nothing good happens after 5 p.m, especially amongst members of the bench and prosecutors.

"So then I got up on cross and picked up my pen and threw it up in the air and it was in one of those small courtroom, and honest to god it got stuck in the ceiling. The attorney objected but the judge and jury were so busy laughing that..."

Who needs to stand around watching judges with plates piled high with complementary appetizers listening to stories about trials that probably never occurred? Not us. *

There's a paint-drying experimental art festival nearby, and we'll probably be at that. 

But, communication and respectful relations between the bench and bar is important, so we gladly assist in publicizing this event. Every judge needs to have good relations with at least one bartender. 

See you in court Friday, not hung over. 





Dade County Bar Association
Criminal Courts Committee
 presents another
BENCH & BAR MIXER
 for all Judges, Prosecutors, Public Defenders, RC3
Counsel, Criminal Defense Attorneys and Staff
Thursday, March 10, 2016
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
at
Pride and Joy BBQ2800 N. Miami Avenue
Miami, Florida 33127
Complimentary Appetizers!!    
A Special Thanks to Our Sponsors
William Aaron
Adelstein & Matters
David Alschuler
Thomas Cobitz
Mark Eiglarsh
Nayib Hassan
Lody Jean
Ratzan & Faccidomo
David Rothman

Warren Schwartz








There's a scene from King Of Comedy where De Niro asks Lewis if he wants to see pictures of his pride and joy and then he pulls out two cards showing pictures of the dish washing liquids Pride and Joy. We couldn't find it on you tube. 

* Careful readers have caught our little pun on complimentary/complementary appetizers. Yes a complementary appetizer is one that tells a judge how great they are and what an amazing trial lawyer they were before, and how, at great personal sacrifice, they reluctantly agreed to be a judge because quite frankly, the legal system would collapse without their wise counsel.  

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

The entire Sanders brain trust went out for a raucous celebration after the debate to the restaurant and venue I can't name. Bernie Burgers were a big hit, some of the younger staff members snuck a few Hillary-hot dogs because they love the kobe-beef franks, but the biggest hit was the pan-con-lechon- sandwiches smothered in local grown, organic onions and made from locally raised hogs. The mostly Vermont staff had never had anything like it. One top member of the team quipped that when Bernie wins, "this will be the only pork in DC".

Shots of small label vodkas and expensive tequilas were flowing, and many a cold glass of micro-brews were hefted and drained. From the outside, this is a campaign feeling good, very confident and flowing with the flow. One staffer told me they took in close to six mil after the Michigan win on Tuesday and that Hillary is hurting for money and they are not.

Some of these freshly scrubbed, blonde, Burlington Vermont co-ed young Sanders-staffers stuck out like a sore thumb in this latina joint, and they enjoyed the attention of the local elbow-benders at the bar.

Stay tuned.

Anonymous said...

It's too early in the year for this third tier restaurant shit.

Anonymous said...

For those running for Judge, it is simply a non-partisan campaign event

Anonymous said...

Actually that moron venue herein described previously was empty as usual and is on the block at a distress sale price. Anybody wanna buy a small venue in a crummy shopping center in an out of the way location?