Before: WALLACE, CLIFTON, and BRESS, Circuit Judges.
Shelia Mason, Pro Se Brian Tobin Ashe, Elizabeth J. MacGregor, Attorney, Seyfarth Shaw LLP, San Francisco, CA, for Defendant-Appellee
Sheila Mason appeals pro se from the district court's orders denying post-judgment motions in her diversity action alleging employment discrimination claims. We have jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1291. We review for an abuse of discretion, Sch. Dist. No. 1J Multnomah Cty., Or. v. ACandS, Inc., 5 F.3d 1255, 1262 (9th Cir. 1993), and we affirm.
The district court did not abuse its discretion in denying Mason's motions for reconsideration because Mason failed to demonstrate any basis for relief. See id. at 1262-63 (setting forth grounds for reconsideration); see also Latshaw v. Trainer Wortham & Co., 452 F.3d 1097, 1101-02 (9th Cir. 2006) (“A party will not be released from a poor litigation decision made because of inaccurate information or advice, even if provided by an attorney.”).
We do not consider Mason's contentions regarding the underlying judgment because Mason failed to file a timely notice of appeal of that judgment. See Fed. R. App. P. 4(a)(1)(A) (notice of appeal must be filed within 30 days of judgment); Fed. R. App. P. 4(a)(4)(A)(iv), (vi) (post-judgment tolling motions must be filed within 28 days of the entry of judgment); Swimmer v. IRS, 811 F.2d 1343, 1344-45 (9th Cir. 1987) (an untimely second motion for reconsideration does not toll time to appeal underlying judgment), abrogated on other grounds by Briones v. Riviera Hotel & Casino, 116 F.3d 379 (9th Cir. 1997).
We reject as without merit Mason's contentions that she signed the mediator's proposal under duress or that defendants acted in a fraudulent manner.
We do not consider arguments and allegations raised for the first time on appeal. See Padgett v. Wright, 587 F.3d 983, 985 n.2 (9th Cir. 2009).
Defendants’ motions to take judicial notice (Docket Entry Nos. 8 and 14) are denied as unnecessary.
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