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September 29, 2010

Chan v. Lund (2010) 188 Cal.App.4th 1159

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Download Publication The Sixth District holds that a party cannot rescind a settlement agreement due to the allegedly coercive tactics of the party’s attorney. Chan filed a complaint against his neighbors the Lunds and Norma Tree for trespass, negligence, and wrongful injuries to trees.  After the case settled in mediation Chan substituted counsel and the […]

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June 23, 2003

Koo v. Rubio’s Restaurants, Inc. (2003) 109 Cal.App.4th 719

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Download Publication In the context of a disqualification motion the Fourth District confirms that the existence of an attorney-client relationship is a question of law evaluated by the totality of the circumstances.  The relationship cannot be created by the declaration of one party; it requires mutual assent.  However, managing agents of a corporation are “represented […]

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