Listed in San Diego Magazine as San Diego's Top Lawyers 2020 https://www.sandiegomagazine.com/san-diego-s-top-lawyers-specialties-r-z/article_451dae8e-5f10-11ea-918d-2b7f1e517141.html TORT LITIGATION Mitchell David Dean Dean Gazzo Roistacher LLP Solana Beach 858-380-4683 Samuel Clayton Gazzo Dean Gazzo Roistacher LLP Solana Beach 858-380-4683 Scott Noya Dean Gazzo Roistacher LLP Solana Beach 858-380-4683
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After a six day jury trial, a unanimous 12-0 San Diego Superior Court jury found, on July 31, 2019, that El Cajon Police Officer Richard Gonsalves was not negligent in the shooting death of Alfred Olango. Olango’s family attorneys argued that Gonsalves should have used different tactics when he interacted with Olango before Olango pulled [...]
MITCHELL DEAN AND HEATHER PARADIS WIN TRIAL NONSUIT IN SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND RETALIATION CASE FOR CITY OF CARLSBADdhadmin2021-02-06T14:54:52+00:00
Mitchell Dean and Heather Paradis prevailed at trial for their client, City of Carlsbad and one of its Lieutenants. Plaintiff Taryn Sisco claimed one instance of sexual harassment and retaliation following her report of that harassment. On June 19, 2018, during argument for critical in limine motions, the trial court, Judge Ronald Frazier, granted nonsuit [...]
Partner Mitch Dean, on August 16, 2018, won a 12-0 defense verdict for the City of Carlsbad, after a 7 day trial, in a FEHA retaliation and Labor Code 1102.5 whistleblower case. (Willis v. Carlsbad, Case No. 37-2016-00004240-CU-OE-NC) Police sergeant James Willis claimed he was retaliated against for supporting fellow officer Jesse Flores in Flores’ [...]
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 [...]
PARTNER LEE H. ROISTACHER TO RECEIVE AMICUS SERVICE AWARD FROM INTERNATIONAL MUNICIPAL LAWYERS ASSOCIATIONdhadmin2021-02-06T14:59:43+00:00
On March 29, 2019, the International Municipal Lawyers Association (IMLA) awarded 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 received the award for his service to the IMLA Legal Advocacy program for authoring amicus briefs before the Supreme Court in City [...]
In the case of Flores v. City of Carlsbad (Case No. 37-2014-00015129-CU-OE-NC), Mitch Dean and Garrett Smee successfully defended the City of Carlsbad at trial. The plaintiff, Jesse Flores, a Carlsbad police officer, claimed he was subjected to generally bad behavior by a fellow officer and a supervisor. Ultimately, Flores complained that the behavior [...]
Mitch Dean and Garrett Smee teamed up to win an employment case for the City of Carlsbad when the court granted nonsuit on plaintiff’s FEHA claim for disability discrimination and business interference torts. Judge Ronald Frazier in the North San Diego Superior Court, on August 1, 2017, granted nonsuit on all claims but one, after [...]