For Vulcan Materials Company, Western Division: On February 19, 2013, the Second Appellate District of the California Court of Appeal ruled in favor of JMBM client Vulcan Materials Company in a CEQA challenge brought against the City of Azusa by the City of Duarte. Duarte sought to prevent Vulcan’s plans to change the location of […]
For a community bank : JMBM represented the bank in a judicial foreclosure action, for which we obtained a deficiency judgment against the defendant. Obstacles we overcame during the five years of litigation included a series of cross-complaints filed by the defendant and its refusal to testify based on assertions of the Fifth Amendment privilege. […]
For a secured lender: JMBM represented the lender in a successful arbitration which secured the bank’s right to foreclose on its collateral, which consisted of bonds. Attorneys’ fees were also awarded.
In a decision published on February 8, 2013, the Second Appellate District Court ruled in favor of JMBM client Troesh Materials, LLC in a challenge brought pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) against the County of Santa Barbara’s approval of Troesh’s Diamond Rock Sand and Gravel Mine and Processing Facility (the “Diamond Rock […]