July 8, 2003     

The Top 9 Worst Things to
Say at Your Grievance Hearing

9> “Yes, I am represented by counsel — Geoff Brown will be
appearing on my behalf.”

8> Ask the judge if the other side could get a little cheese
with its whine.

7> “Bitch, bitch, bitch– oh, *no*, I didn’t mean *you*, Your

6> “Aw, c’mon! Like you never did that!”

5> “California’s a community property state. So really, isn’t
that settlement money part mine?”

4> “My client was going to get screwed in court eventually, so I
just decided to cut out the middleman.”

3> “So, did you become a Hearing Officer because you couldn’t
make it as a real judge?”

2> “In order to prove my innocence, I’ll spend all my time to
find the *real* sexual harassers.”

and the Number 1 Worst Thing to Say at Your Grievance Hearing…
1> “Hi! Remember me?”



Selected from 25 submissions from 6 contributors.
Today’s Top 5 List authors are:

Marty Cole, Fayetteville, NY — 1, 4, 5 (Hat trick! 7th #1!)
Gilberto Garcia, Monterrey, Mexico — 2, 6
Nick Ortiz, Somerville, MA — 3
Mark D. Sabien, What Cheer, IA — 7, 8
BT Cesul, Troy, OH — 9
Mark Weiss, Austin, TX — Topic
Geoff Brown, Ann Arbor, MI — Top5 Law Chief Justice