As reported below, nonsuit was granted after trial in the Preston v. Carlsbad case involving FEHA-based allegations of disability discrimination. Preston appealed that nonsuit judgment. On January 31, 2019, the Fourth District Court of Appeal, Division One, affirmed the judgment of nonsuit made by Judge Ronald F. Frazier. The City’s brief was written by, and [...]
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DALEY & HEFT PARTNER LEE H. ROISTACHER TO RECEIVE AMICUS SERVICE AWARD FROM INTERNATIONAL MUNICIPAL LAWYERS ASSOCIATIONdhadmin2019-01-23T23:52:34+00:00
On March 29, 2019, the International Municipal Lawyers Association (IMLA) will be awarding Daley & Heft partner Lee H. Roistacher with an IMLA Amicus Service Award at an awards ceremony held during IMLA’s mid-year seminar in Washington, D.C. Roistacher is receiving the award for his service to the IMLA Legal Advocacy program for authoring amicus [...]
On behalf of the California State Association of Counties, The League of California Cities, and the International Municipal Lawyer’s Association, Daley & Heft partner Lee H. Roistacher prepared a brief in support of the City of Newport Beach’s petition for certiorari to the United States Supreme Court in 892 F.3d 1024 (9th Cir. 2018.) [18-672 [...]
Peace Officer Records – Internal and Administrative Investigations As of January 1, 2019, certain internal and administrative investigations of peace officers will no longer be confidential and must be produced pursuant to the Public Records Act. In passing Senate Bill 1421, the California Legislature stated: “Peace officers help to provide one of our state’s most [...]
December 2018 Daley & Heft Partner Scott Noya recovered over $460,000 for a private lender client in settlement of a bad faith action against a national title insurance company and quiet title and foreclosure claims against borrowers and a competing major lender. Daley & Heft’s client loaned $380,000 secured by a deed of trust on [...]
On behalf of amici curiae the California State Association of Counties, the National Association of Sheriffs, and the California State Association of Sheriffs, Daley & Heft partner Lee H. Roistacher prepared a brief in support of the County of Orange’s petition for certiorari to the United States Supreme Court in Gordon v. County of Orange, [...]
What is the economic value of damages caused by revenge porn? Yes, only a lawyer would ask such a question, but it requires a jury to answer it. A July 2018 verdict from the Superior Court of Monterey County, California, in the case of Melgoza v. Pompey, 16-cv-003617 provides one answer to that question. The [...]
Gonzalez v. City of Norwalk, 17 Cal.App.5th 1295, Cal. App. 2 Dist., Dec. 04, 2017, as modified on denial of rehearing (Jan 03, 2018), review denied (Mar 14, 2018) Scott Noya and Lee Roistacher of Daley & Heft, LLP prevailed for the City of Norwalk in a class action challenge to its voter-approved utility user [...]
Daley & Heft Partner Scott Noya represented the sellers of approximately 150 acres of desert property located on State Route 78 in the town of Glamis, California. The firm’s client, a family estate and trusts, owned the Glamis property for decades. Glamis, an unincorporated community in Imperial County, is one of a series of former Southern Pacific railroad stops along [...]
Daley & Heft Partner Scott Noya, representing private lenders, handled a loan refinance transaction for the historic Redwood Hollow cottages in La Jolla. Redwood Hollow is an enclave of historic redwood cottages, some dating back over 100 years, located in a garden setting hidden from view on La Jolla’s trendy Prospect Street. Redwood Hollow is [...]