SAN FRANCISCO – Shawn Sunshine Strickland, a homeless, transgender woman who persisted in protesting on the steps of the San Francisco City Hall without first obtaining a permit, recently filed a petition in the U.S. District Court of Northern California claiming she was harassed by sheriff’s deputies, thereby threatening her civil rights and inflicting great emotional harm.
SAN FRANCISCO – U.S. Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently granted a motion for final approval and certification of a settlement in a class action regarding worker wages and hours.
SAN DIEGO – Left Coast Wrestling LLC was granted judgement in its suit over allegations a former partner of the company took its trademarked name Battle of the Midway used for youth wrestling tournaments and created his own wrestling tournament.
SAN DIEGO – On May 24, the Southern California District Court granted part of Dr. Jason Toranto’s motion to compel another doctor to produce emails relating to his suit over allegations that multiple doctors conspired to keep him from getting a job with the Children’s Hospital of Orange County.
SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) – Los Angeles attorney Richard J. Sullivan faces suspension and probation following a recent California State Bar Court recommendation regarding allegations that include professional misconduct and failing to report court sanctions.
SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) – Longtime Los Angeles attorney Joseph Walch faces disbarment by default following a recent California State Bar Court recommendation for allegedly violating probation initially handed down more than a decade ago after debilitating illness prevented him from properly supervising his practice.