In this episode of Magnum JD: When it comes to the Oil Spill money grab, ethics are no object.

Question: What does a NOLA based law firm that claims legendary trial lawyer/litigator Wendell Gauthier have in common with Boss Hogg’s law firm Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes out of Jackson? Simple the color green as in cash, money, and greed as both firms have been caught with their hand in the conflict of interest cookie jar representing both sides in the current oil spill litigation. The disregard for basic legal ethics is stunning IMHO.

I only bring this up because a friend sent me this love letter from Magnum to Mark Holstein in BP’s legal department for the consideration of the Slabbed Nation.

I am writing in follow up to my previous correspondence. Our firm is eager to begin working on this matter on BP’s behalf. Please advise if we should contact anyone.

With kindest regards, I remain

I hate to share the vision of how I see the oil spill litigation unfolding but when the politicians, along with the local bar are too busy trying to cash in instead of representing the public’s or their client’s interest, “not much good” will be the end result except for those on the inside of the money grab. Continue reading “In this episode of Magnum JD: When it comes to the Oil Spill money grab, ethics are no object.”

Yes I can verify we have a tough crowd here….

The comments to my earlier post on the rumored indictments in Jefferson Parish and  Bill Hubbard’s sentencing tell that tale.  You gotta be tough to mud wrestle with the slimy alligators that populate Parish Government.  And never take your eye off ’em either because if you do there no telling what the Parish Council will try, even repealing an ordinance they claimed to be in compliance with.

Me thinks the gang is trying to clear the way for Chrissy’s campaign fundraiser.  Is there a Kass-Connick and a landfill in this picture? You betcha there is.

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