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Thursday, June 30, 2016

DOWN GOES BAILEY

The federal age and race discrimination case of Abe Bailey vs. Regional Counsel has been decided by Judge Joan Lenard with a resounding victory for RC3. 
The case pitted two well known and respected attorneys- Abe Bailey and Gene Zenobi- against each other after Zenobi, the second appointed Regional Counsel for the 3rd Region of Florida (Motto: "We also do cases in the Keys and we bet you didn't know that") first demoted Bailey and then fired him. 
The case raised troubling allegations against Gene Zenobi, whose tenure as head of RC3 has been magnificent, bringing a steady hand to a once troubled office. To be accused of age and race discrimination, no matter how unwarranted, is a difficult cross to bear. 
Zenobi was undoubtedly thrilled to read Judge Joan Leonard's forty plus page order  issued Thursday, which exonerated him and his office on every count.  
Bailey on the other hand must be dismayed to see the court accept the defense pleadings and contentions that his work as an assistant regional counsel was insufficient and ineffective to the point he merited being fired. 
This was a slam dunk win for the defense in every way. 



15 comments:

Anonymous said...

That regional counsel office seems to be plagued by soap opera nonsense.

Anonymous said...

zenobi did a great job of cleaning up,after that idiot George Jeff or whatever his name is

Anonymous said...

Bailey is a nice guy but he can hack it up with the best of them.

Anonymous said...

Nobody called a fight like Cosell. He was the best and that was a classic. DOWN GOES FRAZIER DOWN GOES FRAZIER DOWN GOES FRAZIER
He was the best.

CAPTAIN JUSTICE said...


I think Jeff George was an NFL QB?

Joseph George was the first Regional Counsel for the 3rd District.

Congrats to Mr. Zenobi and his office.

Cap Out ...

Anonymous said...

Buy the English pound against the American dollar.

Anonymous said...

Bailey is a walking rule 3. Smart to let him go

Anonymous said...

Boy you really gotta fuck up for a DCA to say the ineffective assistance was clear on the record.

Anonymous said...

Maybe a little biased here? Don't you work for Zenobi Rump?

Anonymous said...

If you don't want your lack of skills to be aired out in a 40 page opinion, don't file bullshit lawsuits. Guarding the Queen as an officer in the Jamaican Army 30 years ago only carries you so far.

Rumpole said...

It's a noble, altruistic cause, but what in the world makes you think I work as a Regional Counsel of all things? And I think my reporting of this was spot on fair. if I wanted to slam Abe I would have quoted from the DCA opinion finding him ineffective or the order of Lenard, both of which paint a much more unflattering picture than I did.

Anonymous said...

Abe is a great guy, I stand with Abe

Anonymous said...

Days since last Muslim terrorist attack: 0. Islam, the religion of peace. I'm sure Muhammad is proud.

Anonymous said...

As of this morning, Corrections in their infinite wisdom has closed the Stockade and moved most of the inmates to the crap hole that is Pre-trial. Great, now seeing a client there is going to be next to impossible.

Anonymous said...

Abe Bailey is one of the nicest people I know. Being nice however does not translate into being a talented lawyer. Regretfully, I must say that Abe should look in the mirror and ask whether he should still be practicing law. I think not.