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AGUILAR v. LERNER, S099667

Once a client files a malpractice lawsuit against his or her former attorney, the client waives any rights under the mandatory fee arbitration act. Accordingly, the arbitration provisions of the retainer agreement were properly deemed enforceable.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 04/22/2004
  • Published 04/22/2004

Judges

  • THE COURT.

Court

  • Supreme Court of California

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Raul V. Aguilar, in pro. per.;  Rogers Joseph O'Donnell & Phillips, Pamela Phillips, Miranda Kane and Sean M. SeLegue, San Francisco, for Raul V. Aguilar., Philip Scott Ryan for Allen J. Kent.

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