Note: This article was written by ROBIN READER (612) and was originally published on her website Broken Arrow Forum on May 30, 2010, and reappears here on this blog with her permission.
Every time Sisney files something ridiculous, we pay. It’s almost worth it to see Bo Rainey’s expert – and frequently amusing – dissection of Sisney’s tactics. But yes, Ms. Updike, the legal fees are TOO HIGH, and we know who is driving them.
Throughout attorney Mann and Rosenstein’s “representation”, advice was given to three specific Board Members of Defendant School District… to the detriment of the entire Board, the Broken Arrow School District and the Plaintiff, as Superintendent.”
“The conclusory allegations set forth in his motion are supported by neither facts nor evidence. Because Sisney has not put forward any plausible, let alone evidentiary, basis for seeking to disqualify RFR, his motion should be seen for exactly what it is: a cynical litigation tactic intended to deprive the School District of the law firm of its choice.”
“Considering the totality of circumstances in this case specifically, where allegations include egregious and conspiratorial misconduct on the part of Mr. Mann and Rosenstein, Fist & Ringold, the continued representation in the instant case by Mann, Rainey and Rosenstein, Fist & Ringold, as a whole, is the type of representation that would harm the integrity of the judicial process.”