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Anderson, McPharlin & Connors v. Yee, B179662

Rules prohibiting fee-splitting do not apply to agreements between a partner and his own law firm. Therefore, judgment and award for plaintiff-law firm in a breach of contract case is affirmed where defendant-lawyer signed, and later breached, a partnership agreement requiring certain payments by him to the firm in the event he should leave the firm and take clients.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 12/23/2005
  • Published 12/23/2005


  • VOGEL, J.


  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellees:
  • Kabateck Brown Kellner,Michael R. Brown and Frank E. Marchetti, Pasadena;  Yee & Belilove and Steve R. Belilove for Defendant and Appellant., Anderson, McPharlin & Conners and Michael S. Robinson, Los Angeles, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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