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Earll M Pott

Earll Pott’s Legal Cases

5 total

  • Lauffs v. Carr

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Jul 05, 2007
    Outcome:
    Defense verdict; no liability on all claims.
    Description:
    Defeated conspiracy, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and other claims after 4 week civil trial in federal court. Secured over $9 million for clients on a disputed real estate contract.
  • Chapman v. Superior Court

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Jun 15, 2005
    Outcome:
    Summary judgment denial reversed on appeal.
    Description:
    Port district commissioner, convicted of felony conflict of interest, sued Port and Port's attorney for legal malpractice based on alleged failure to properly advise as to conflict. Moved for summary judgment and appealed summary judgment denial. In published opinion, Court of Appeal reversed, citing public policy preventing convicted felon from evading or shifting responsibility for his crime. Petition for review denied.
  • People v. Seth Cravens, et. al.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Sep 05, 2008
    Outcome:
    Negotiated plea; murder charge dismissed
    Description:
    High profile prosecution of five defendants for alleged murder of surfer in affluent neighborhood. Prosecutor also brought gang allegations. At preliminary hearing, successfully argued for dismissal of gang allegations. Three months later, prosecutor agreed to reduced charges for four defendants. Client entered guilty plea and was granted probation.
  • Heisey v. Foote

    Practice Area:
    Lawsuits & Disputes
    Date:
    Dec 08, 2011
    Outcome:
    Unanimous defense verdict.
    Description:
    Defense of homeowner against neighbor claims of trespass and prescriptive easement.
  • Huber v. Huber

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Jun 28, 2013
    Outcome:
    Summary judgment in favor of cross defendant
    Description:
    Defense of cross defendant accountant sued for equitable indemnity and contribution.