Criminal Lawyers’ Association 2014 Past Presidents Gala // The Circuit

We asked these party-going defence lawyers: What's the worst present you've ever received?

By Yvonne Bambrick

On Thursday December 4th, 2014

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Precedent was on the scene at the Criminal Lawyers’ Association 2014 Past Presidents Gala 

Where: The Ritz-Carlton
When: October 29, 2014
Question: What’s the worst present you’ve ever received? 


A client gave me cologne that was possibly worn by my great, great grandfather.” 
Solomon Friedman, Edelson Clifford D’Angelo Friedman Barristers LLP 

“A pet goat.”
Jennifer Murdock, Edelson Clifford D’Angelo Friedman Barristers LLP 

“A hairless cat.”
Vincent Clifford, Edelson Clifford D’Angelo Friedman Barristers LLP 

“Solomon Friedman gave me the Dexter doll.”
Giuseppe Cipriano, Edelson Clifford D’Angelo Friedman Barristers LLP  


 

“I gave someone a carton of sardines.”
Alison Craig, Lockyer Campbell Posner Barristers & Solicitors  

 

“My sister once gave me a cat calendar.”
Brian Eberdt, Lockyer Campbell Posner Barristers & Solicitors

 


 

“A lava lamp.”
Marie Henein, Henein Hutchison LLP 

 

“I can’t think of a bad gift — any gift is a good gift.”
Brian Greenspan, Greenspan Humphrey Lavine 

 


 

“I’m just gracious when I receive any gift.”
Adam Weisberg, Weisberg Law  

 

“A green bowl, as a wedding gift, that looked like a vagina.”
Lisa Pomerant, Barrister and Solicitor 

 


 

“An oil painting of my Newfoundland dog.”
Justice Todd Ducharme

 

“An ugly tie, for Christmas.”
Richard Stephenson, Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP