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SCHMIER v. SUPREME COURT OF CALIFORNIA, A094408

Because plaintiff did not obtain the relief he sought, and has not demonstrated that his efforts in his underlying case contributed significantly to the conferral of an actual benefit, an award of attorney fees under the "private attorney general" statute, Code of Civil Procedure section 1021.5, was properly denied.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/04/2002
  • Published 03/04/2002

Judges

  • JONES, P.J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  •  Kenneth J. Schmier, for plaintiff and appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Bill Lockyer, Attorney General of the State of California, Manuel M. Medeiros, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Kenneth R. Williams, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, Tom Blake, Deputy Attorney General, for defendants and respondents.
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