The Honorable Barry Baskin

CA Bar #: 123691 (July 1986)

Appointed By: Gov. Joseph Graham Davis, Jr.

Biography

The Hon. Barry Baskin is a judge of the Superior Court of Contra Costa County, California. He was appointed to the bench by former California Governor Gray Davis in 2002.

Judge Baskin received his law degree from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa.

In 1973, Judge Baskin was the managing partner of the law firm of Baskin & Partners in South Africa. He practiced business litigation and family law.

In 1987, he emigrated from South Africa to Walnut Creek, California. He joined the firm of Pillsbury, Madison and Sutro as an associate handling antitrust and intellectual property issues.

In 1989, he joined Farrow, Bramson, Baskin & Plutzik. He became a partner in 1990 and was lead trial counsel at the firm prior to his appointment to the bench.

Judge Baskin is a Democrat.

Recent Rulings by Hon. Barry Baskin

  • Sep 10, 2021 Contra Costa County

    HEARING ON MOTION TO COMPEL ATTENDANCE AT DEPOSITIONS

    FILED BY LYUDMILA LINETSKAYA, REGINA LINETSKAYA

    * TENTATIVE RULING: *

    Continued to 9/17/22 at 9 a.m.

    ...

  • Sep 10, 2021 Contra Costa County

    HEARING ON PETITION TO RELEASE MECHANICS' LIEN

    FILED BY ZANETA WARREN AND RAYMOND WARREN

    * TENTATIVE RULING: *

    Unopposed motion granted.

    ...

  • Sep 10, 2021 Contra Costa County

    HEARING ON MOTION TO COMPEL DEPOSITION OF DEBBIE BARTMAN

    FILED BY MM DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, INC.

    * TENTATIVE RULING: *

    See line #8.

    ...

  • Sep 10, 2021 Contra Costa County

    HEARING ON MOTION FOR LEAVE TO AMEND DISCOVERY RESPONSE

    FILED BY HEIDI MORRISON

    * TENTATIVE RULING: *

    Motion Denied. See Local Rule 3.300. The parties are admonished to comply with that rule in the future and if exempt from that program to comply with Local Rule 3.300 (a).

    ...

  • Sep 10, 2021 Contra Costa County

    HEARING ON MOTION TO ADD DAMON BOWERS AS A JUDGMENT DEBTOR

    FILED BY ANDREW CHEKENE, MELANIE CHEKENE

    * TENTATIVE RULING: *

    Plaintiffs’ motion to amend their judgment against DB Capital Investments, Inc. (“DBC”) is denied. The case management conference and the bankruptcy status revie...

  • Sep 10, 2021 Contra Costa County

    HEARING ON MOTION FOR MONETARY SANCTIONS

    FILED BY JONNI STANDISH

    * TENTATIVE RULING: *

    The motion is denied. The remedy was to seek to quash the improper discovery after the meet and confer. Responding to it defeats the claim and may be a waiver of such a claim.

    ...

  • Sep 10, 2021 Contra Costa County

    HEARING ON DEMURRER TO 2nd Amended COMPLAINT

    FILED BY MANOR CARE-TICE VALLEY CA, LLC, et al.

    * TENTATIVE RULING: *

    Continued to October 22, 2021. Further, on or before September 24, 2021, plaintiff shall file and serve a declaration either: (1) attaching a redlined copy of the Secon...

  • Sep 10, 2021 Contra Costa County

    HEARING ON DEMURRER TO 1st Amended COMPLAINT

    FILED BY AARON OSORIO

    * TENTATIVE RULING: *

    Dropped from calendar at the request of the moving party.

    ...

  • Sep 10, 2021 Contra Costa County

    HEARING ON DEMURRER TO 1st Amended COMPLAINT

    FILED BY MARCUS FAUMUI

    * TENTATIVE RULING: *

    Dropped from calendar at the request of the moving party.

    ...

  • Sep 10, 2021 Contra Costa County

    HEARING ON MOTION FOR AN ORDER RE SETTLEMENT

    FILED BY SERVICE PROS PLUMBERS INC.

    * TENTATIVE RULING: *

    Before the Court is a motion by defendant Service Pros Plumbers, Inc. ("Service Pros") for an order determining its settlement with plaintiff Nefertari S is made in good faith unde...

  • Sep 10, 2021 Contra Costa County

    HEARING ON MOTION TO STRIKE PORTIONS OF THE 2nd Amended COMPLAINT

    FILED BY MANOR CARE-TICE VALLEY CA, LLC, et al.

    * TENTATIVE RULING: *

    Continued to October 22, 2021. Further, on or before September 24, 2021, plaintiff shall file and serve a declaration either: (1) attaching a redli...

  • Sep 10, 2021 Contra Costa County

    HEARING ON MOTION TO HAVE MATTERS DEEMED ADMITTED

    FILED BY ANAND PATEL

    * TENTATIVE RULING: *

    Unopposed motion granted.

    ...

  • Sep 10, 2021 Contra Costa County

    HEARING ON MOTION TO COMPEL ARBITRATION AND STAY ACTION

    FILED BY FORD MOTOR COMPANY

    * TENTATIVE RULING: *

    Hearing Dropped from calendar. A dismissal of the Entire Action was drop boxed on 9/3/21.

    ...

  • Sep 10, 2021 Contra Costa County

    HEARING ON DEMURRER TO 3rd Amended COMPLAINT

    FILED BY PELICAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC., et al.

    * TENTATIVE RULING: *

    On the Court's own motion, the hearing is continued to 9:00 a.m. on September 24, 2021.

    ...

  • Sep 10, 2021 Contra Costa County

    HEARING ON MOTION TO COMPEL RESPONSES TO DISCOVERY

    FILED BY MM DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, INC.

    * TENTATIVE RULING: *

    See Line #8.

    ...

  • Sep 10, 2021 Contra Costa County

    HEARING ON MOTION FOR ORDER TO CONTINUE CASE PENDING IMPROVED HEALTH

    FILED BY RONALD A. GRANT

    * TENTATIVE RULING: *

    Hearing dropped by Court. Case settled per email from Atty. Vencill dated 9/9/21.

    ADD-ON

    ...

  • Sep 10, 2021 Contra Costa County

    HEARING ON MOTION TO SET ASIDE DEFAULT

    FILED BY 7-ELEVEN, LLC

    * TENTATIVE RULING: *

    Unopposed motion granted.

    ...

  • Sep 10, 2021 Contra Costa County

    HEARING ON DEMURRER TO 1st Amended COMPLAINT

    FILED BY CITY OF RICHMOND

    * TENTATIVE RULING: *

    Dropped from calendar at the request of the moving party.

    ...

  • Sep 10, 2021 Contra Costa County

    HEARING ON MOTION FOR STAY DISCOVERY AND ALL PROCEEDINGS

    FILED BY ORINDA CARE CENTER, LLC, et al.

    * TENTATIVE RULING: *

    Due to the complexity of this issue, this matter is continued to 9/24/21 at 9 a.m. All the discovery motions set for 9/17/21 are continued to 10/29/21 at 9 a.m.

  • Sep 10, 2021 Contra Costa County

    HEARING ON MOTION TO COMPEL RESPONSES TO DISCOVERY

    FILED BY MM DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, INC.

    * TENTATIVE RULING: *

    This case has now occupied 13 volumes, much of it discovery disputes. The court intends to refer the pending and any future motions to s discovery referee for resolution. T...

  • Sep 10, 2021 Contra Costa County

    HEARING ON MOTION TO COMPEL ARBITRATION AND STAY ACTION

    FILED BY BILL BRANDT FORD, INC.

    * TENTATIVE RULING: *

    Hearing Dropped from calendar. A dismissal of the Entire Action was drop boxed on 9/3/21.

    ...

  • Sep 10, 2021 Contra Costa County

    HEARING ON PETITION OF CINDY MA TO PRESERVE EVIDENCE

    FILED BY CINDY MA

    * TENTATIVE RULING: *

    Hearing dropped per stipulation filed 9/7/21.

    ...

  • Sep 10, 2021 Contra Costa County

    HEARING ON DEMURRER TO COMPLAINT

    FILED BY RRA CP OPPORTUNITY TRUST 1, et al.

    * TENTATIVE RULING: *

    The late opposition is permitted, as is the reply. The demurrer is sustained with leave to amend. Any amended pleading to be served and filed no later than 9/30/21.

    It is not y...

  • Sep 10, 2021 Contra Costa County

    HEARING ON MOTION TO INTERVENE FILED BY 7-ELEVEN, INC.

    * TENTATIVE RULING: *

    Unopposed motion granted.

    ...

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Recent Cases by Hon. Barry Baskin

On April 8, 2022 a 36: unlimited wrongful termination case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Baskin, Barry presiding.

Filed

Apr 08, 2022

Status

Active

Type

36: Unlimited Wrongful Termination

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Apr 23, 2022

On April 1, 2022 a 06: unlimited breach of contract/warranty case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Baskin, Barry presiding.

Filed

Apr 01, 2022

Status

Active

Type

06: Unlimited Breach of Contract/Warranty

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Apr 16, 2022

On November 12, 2021 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Barry Baskin presiding.

Filed

Nov 12, 2021

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Mar 31, 2022

On November 12, 2021 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Barry Baskin presiding.

Filed

Nov 12, 2021

Status

ACTIVE

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Mar 31, 2022

On November 10, 2021 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Barry Baskin presiding.

Filed

Nov 10, 2021

Status

ACTIVE

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Mar 31, 2022

On November 9, 2021 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Barry Baskin presiding.

Filed

Nov 09, 2021

Status

ACTIVE

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Mar 05, 2022

On November 9, 2021 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Barry Baskin presiding.

Filed

Nov 09, 2021

Status

ACTIVE

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Mar 30, 2022

On November 8, 2021 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Barry Baskin presiding.

Filed

Nov 08, 2021

Status

ACTIVE

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Jan 20, 2022

On November 8, 2021 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Barry Baskin presiding.

Filed

Nov 08, 2021

Status

ACTIVE

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Mar 24, 2022

On November 8, 2021 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Barry Baskin presiding.

Filed

Nov 08, 2021

Status

ACTIVE

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Mar 24, 2022

On November 4, 2021 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Barry Baskin presiding.

Filed

Nov 04, 2021

Status

ACTIVE

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Mar 24, 2022

On November 3, 2021 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Barry Baskin presiding.

Filed

Nov 03, 2021

Status

ACTIVE

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Mar 24, 2022

On November 2, 2021 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Barry Baskin presiding.

Filed

Nov 02, 2021

Status

ACTIVE

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Jan 28, 2022

On November 2, 2021 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Barry Baskin presiding.

Filed

Nov 02, 2021

Status

JUDGMENT 02/02/2022

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Feb 03, 2022

On November 1, 2021 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Barry Baskin presiding.

Filed

Nov 01, 2021

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Mar 24, 2022

On October 29, 2021 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Barry Baskin presiding.

Filed

Oct 29, 2021

Status

ACTIVE

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Mar 23, 2022

On October 29, 2021 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Barry Baskin presiding.

Filed

Oct 29, 2021

Status

ACTIVE

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Mar 19, 2022

On October 27, 2021 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Barry Baskin presiding.

Filed

Oct 27, 2021

Status

ACTIVE

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Mar 24, 2022

On October 26, 2021 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Barry Baskin presiding.

Filed

Oct 26, 2021

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Mar 24, 2022

On October 25, 2021 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Barry Baskin presiding.

Filed

Oct 25, 2021

Status

ACTIVE

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Mar 10, 2022

On October 22, 2021 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Barry Baskin presiding.

Filed

Oct 22, 2021

Status

CONSOLIDATED 03/22/2022

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Mar 24, 2022

On October 21, 2021 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Barry Baskin presiding.

Filed

Oct 21, 2021

Status

ACTIVE

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Mar 10, 2022

On October 21, 2021 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Barry Baskin presiding.

Filed

Oct 21, 2021

Status

ACTIVE

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Mar 10, 2022

On October 20, 2021 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Barry Baskin presiding.

Filed

Oct 20, 2021

Status

ACTIVE

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Mar 10, 2022

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