Sunday, June 12, 2011

Hey, Something Good Happened!



I've received a fair share of emails noting a perceived increase in cynicism or even pessimism at the blog recently.

All I can say is this is not a new condition and I've pretty much been this way since birth:

"Ma, only one boob at a time?  But why???"

And I still feel that way.

(Indeed, this may explain a lot.)

Regardless, it's nice to post something positive about the South Florida legal community every once in a while:
More than 500 well-heeled guests showed up at the elegant ballroom of the Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach to witness history on Saturday.

John Howe, 38, became the first African-American president of the Palm Beach County Bar Association (PBCBA).

The group, comprising some 3,000 lawyers in a county deemed one of the wealthiest in the state, at one point did not accept blacks as members.

Howe, who is of Jamaican descent but was born in West Palm Beach, said he is following in the footsteps of a handful of blacks who fought to integrate the association in 1963.
This is a huge milestone and even though it should have happened years ago, John's induction as President is great news.

Congratulations John!

4 comments:

  1. With the deplorable situation Florida and all America is in, cynicism or even sarcasm need to be more prevalent. Cynicism tends to be the critical truth, and we need more of the truth and less blatant lowballing, downplaying, smokescreening, whitewashing, diversionary deceptions being projectile barfed by the unconscionable charlatans of mindless conglomerate-owned mainstream media puppets. I say, keep up the good work, give em heck...

    ReplyDelete
  2. This is definitely good news! However, the thing I like about this blog is the snark. Please keep up the snark.

    ReplyDelete
  3. Fowler White Burnett P.A. which is losing lawyers left and right. 18 lawyers have left in last four months. This is because the firm has a donkey or ass on its management committee, Charles G. De Leo. De Leo is from a privileged Venezuelan family and thus views all others not from that same class as crap. The man is destroying Fowler White Burnett.
    The faster the firm removes De Leo from management the better Miami will be-he is an absolute jerk.

    ReplyDelete
  4. It cannot have effect in actual fact, that is exactly what I think.

    ReplyDelete