SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — Torrance attorney Allen M. Petroff, practicing in California a little more than six years, faces disbarment by default following a State Bar of California recommendation over multiple allegations in four counts.
SAN FRANCISCO — The Dolphin Swimming and Boating Club in San Francisco has filed a request for a court to exonerate it from liability after a man claimed he sustained injuries when one of its boats ran into his leg while he was swimming.
SAN FRANCISCO — ModiFace, an augmented reality technology service for the beauty industry, is being sued by an investment bank for $1 million over allegations it secured a contract with L’Oreal for which advisers claim they should have received a fee.
SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — Marina Del Rey attorney Edwin Jeffrey Howard faces disbarment by default following a State Bar of California recommendation stemming from a 2014 felony domestic violence conviction for which he was suspended.
SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — Victorville attorney Jimmy Philip Mettias, admitted to the bar eight years ago, faces disbarment by default following a State Bar of California recommendation after he was charged with seven counts of misconduct stemming, in part, from a failure to resolve his clients' probate matter in 2016.
SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — The State Bar Court of California has dismissed its case against Los Angeles attorney Yelena Aneley Gurevich and Santa Barbara attorney Lauren Ann Rode, both of whom had been accused of collecting illegal advanced fees, according to an order issued last month.
SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — San Diego attorney Richard James Annen, admitted to the bar in California nearly 38 years ago, faces private reproval following a State Bar of California recommendation for allegedly offering an improper settlement to a client who filed a complaint.
An inmate has filed a complaint against the Mule Creek State Prison in Ione for violations of the Americans with Disabilities and Civil Rights acts, alleging he was denied medical treatment and claims that officers “covered up” their abuses.
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California granted the National Resource Defense Counsel ‘s motion to compel two federal employees to be deposed in a lawsuit claiming the Sacramento River Settlement contractors have threatened the Chinook river salmon.
On April 17 the California Eastern District Court filed an order for the Arco Gas & Food Mart to respond to a man’s requests for discovery in a lawsuit alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Website operators that fail to comply with Americans with Disabilities Act regulations making them accessible to the blind and people with other disabilities have been increasingly targeted in lawsuits.