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Cassel v. Sup. Ct., No. B215215

In plaintiff's legal malpractice suit, his request for writ of relief from two orders excluding evidence in favor of his former attorneys is granted and the orders vacated as the communications are a client and his attorney, outside the presence of, and not otherwise communicated to, any opposing party or the mediator, and reveal nothing said or done in the mediation discussion. 

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Filed November13, 2009


Opinion by Judge Jackson


For Appellant:   Makarem & Associates, Ronald W. Makarem, Peter M. Kunstler and Jamie R. Greene

For Appellee:   Haight Brown & Bonesteel, Peter Q. Ezzell, Nancy E. Lucas and Stephen M. Caine