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Lawyer Trying To Be Funny Ends Up Before Disciplinary Board

lawyer%20attorney%20funny%20joke%20small.jpg Attorney David Cwik represented the Plaintiff in a medical malpractice case. He was not pleased when defense attorney Marilee Clausing filed a Motion to Dismiss because she claimed Mr. Cwik failed to disclose his expert witnesses. How did Mr. Cwik repond? He wrote her a letter with the following sentence:

Should you succeed on your motion, we would merely dismiss the case, refile it shortly thereafter, and in the interim send somebody over to perform a clitorectomy on you.

lawyer%20attorney%20funny%20joke.jpgDude! Dude! And here’s what he told the disciplinary commission:

He had the letter personally delivered on August 18, 1989 believing that Ms. Clausing would “get a kick out of this.”

As it turned out, the only kick came from the disciplinary commission, which reprimanded Mr. Cwik. You can read the commission’s entire report here (search “Cwik” and click on the last result.)

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