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Johanna Suzanne Schiavoni

Johanna Schiavoni’s Legal Cases

9 total

  • Shuts, et al. v. Covenant Holdco LLC et al.

    Practice Area:
    Appeals
    Date:
    Aug 15, 2012
    Outcome:
    Reversed and remanded
    Description:
    Filed amicus brief on behalf of EHC Management LLC in support of Respondent
  • Brede v. Science Applications International Corp.

    Practice Area:
    Appeals
    Outcome:
    pending
    Description:
    Counsel for appellant in employment discrimination matter.
  • People v. DaSilva

    Practice Area:
    Appeals
    Outcome:
    pending
    Description:
    Counsel for defendant-appellant in direct criminal appeal.
  • Pride v. Correa, et al.

    Practice Area:
    Appeals
    Outcome:
    pending
    Description:
    Counsel for appellant pursuing civil rights and medical treatment claims under 42 U.S.C. § 1983.
  • In re William H.

    Practice Area:
    Appeals
    Date:
    Jul 27, 2012
    Outcome:
    Affirmed
    Description:
    Counsel for minor in appeal from juvenile delinquency disposition.
  • Bates v. Skilled Healthcare Group, Inc., et al.

    Practice Area:
    Appeals
    Outcome:
    Settled
    Description:
    Appellate counsel for defendants on four separate writ petitions and petitions for review at various stages in case alleging claims under California's Unfair Competition Law, False Advertising Law, Consumers Legal Remedies Act, and provisions of the Health and Safety Code. Case ultimately settled during trial proceedings.
  • Kessee v. Mendoza-Powers

    Practice Area:
    Appeals
    Date:
    Jul 22, 2009
    Outcome:
    Affirmed
    Description:
    Appellate counsel to incarcerated defendant raising Sixth Amendment challenge to sentence imposed by the state sentencing court, relying on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Cunningham v. California, 549 U.S. 270 (2007).
  • Matter of Verdugo-Gonzalez

    Practice Area:
    Appeals
    Date:
    Dec 29, 2009
    Outcome:
    Appeal dismissed as moot after oral argument
    Description:
    Counsel to civilly detained client in appellate immigration proceedings. After preparing extensive briefing, Johanna argued this case before the Board of Immigration Appeals in Falls Church, Virginia, raising several novel challenges to the prolonged civil detention of the client (for more than four years) while he awaited resolution of his underlying immigration case in the federal courts. After oral argument in this bond appeal, but before a decision was issued, the Ninth Circuit resolved the client's immigration proceedings; without issuing a decision, the Board dismissed the bond appeal as moot.
  • State of California v. Continental Ins. Co.

    Practice Area:
    Appeals
    Date:
    Aug 15, 2012
    Outcome:
    Affirmed judgment of the Court of Appeal
    Description:
    Co-counsel on amicus briefs in the California Supreme Court and California Court of Appeal on behalf of Montrose Chemical Corporation of California as amicus curiae in support of the State of California in insurance coverage case addressing the stacking of policy limits and allocation of insurance coverage under general liability insurance policies. See State of California v. Continental Ins. Co., No. S170560 (August 15, 2012), affirming judgment of Court of Appeal in 169 Cal.App.4th 1114 (2009), opn. mod., 170 Cal.App.4th 160.