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Oaks Mgmt. Corp. v. Superior Ct. (Ayyad), D047857

Disqualification of law firm from representing plaintiffs at trial, based on lender-borrower relationships between two of the firm's attorneys and a defendant that ended several years before this litigation commenced, was error as defendant did not meet his burden of showing that the confidential financial information received by the attorneys could give the plaintiffs an unfair advantage or affect the outcome of this litigation.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 11/30/2006
  • Published 11/30/2006

Judges

  • McCONNELL, P.J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Thorsnes Bartolotta McGuire,Daral B. Mazzarella, Vincent J. Bartolotta, Jr.;   Dawson & Ozanne, Brendan E. Ozanne, San Diego;  Veljovich Law Group, David A. Veljovich;  Neil, Dymott, Frank, Harrison & McFall, Michael I. Neil and Hugh A. McCabe, San Diego, for Petitioner., English & Gloven, Donald A. English, San Diego, and Christy I. Yee, for Real Parties in Interest.

  • For Appellees:
  • No appearance for Respondent.
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