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Gackstetter v. Frawley, B173070

Denial of defendant-attorney's summary judgment motion in an action for breach of fiduciary duties, professional negligence and additional claims by plaintiff-trustee is reversed where defendant's good faith settlement of an underlying malpractice action brought by trust beneficiaries against him barred plaintiff-trustee's claims.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 01/25/2006
  • Published 01/25/2006

Judges

  • MOSK, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • H. Clay Reavis, Jr., Newport Beach, Deborah J. Dewart, Irvine, for Plaintiff and Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Law Offices of Zilinskas & Woosley, Victor G. Zilinskas, Eric A. Woosley, Santa Barbara, for Defendants and Appellants.
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