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Parada v. Superior Court, No. G041339

In a petition for a writ of mandamus to overturn trial court's order compelling petitioners to arbitrate their claims against respondents, the petition is granted where the paragraphs in the account agreements at issue requiring arbitration before a panel of three arbitrators and prohibiting consolidation or joinder of claims were unconscionable and therefore unenforceable.

Read Parada v. Superior Court, No. G041339

Appellate Information

Filed August 26, 2009


Opinion by Judge Fybel


For Petitioners:

Steve Buchwalter, Law Offices of Steve A. Buchwalter, Encino, CA

For Real Parties in Interest:

Thomas A. Pistone, Pistone & Wolder, Irvine, CA

Neil A. Goteiner, Farella Brain & Martel LLP, San Francisco, CA