The Honorable Carol A. Greene

Riverside County Superior Court, Department 2

Biography

The Hon. Carol A. Greene is a judge for the Riverside County Superior Court in California. She was appointed to the bench by Governor Gavin Newsom in 2019. At the time, she filled the vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. Sharon J. Waters (Ret.).

She is a registered Democrat.

Judge Greene received a bachelor’s degree from St. Ambrose University. She went on to earn a J.D. from the University of Iowa College of Law.

Prior to her judgeship, she served as a supervising deputy county counsel with the San Bernardino County Counsel’s Office for three years. Greene joined the County Counsel’s Office as a deputy county counsel in 1996 and held that position until being named supervisor in 2016.

Her legal career also includes practicing as an associate at the law firm of Thompson and Colegate LLP from 1989 to 1996.

While on the Superior Court, Judge Greene has held an assignment in the Civil Division.

Recent Rulings by Hon. Carol A. Greene

  • WEST COAST MANUFACTURING INC VS FU

    Apr 13, 2021 |  Riverside County

    The Motion Requesting Sanctions by West Coast Manufacturing is granted. Plaintiff has shown good cause that Non-Party witness Nhia Yang Lo willfully misused the discovery process that necessitated the filing of this motion. Sanctions are awarded in the amount of $4,168.80 payable to the Plaintiff within 20...

  • NELSON VS DOES 1 THROUGH 50 INCLUSIVE

    Apr 13, 2021 |  Riverside County

    Analysis of merits as to motion to compel Brian Oaks argues that because his first deposition was not taken, despite his willingness to be deposed and presence at the office of plaintiff’s counsel, his deposition may not be taken now. Oaks argues that by seeking a protective order before his deposition eve...

  • SENA VS GREEN THUMB PRODUCE INC

    Apr 12, 2021 |  Riverside County

    The Demurrer to the First Amended Answer is overruled. Pursuant to CCP 430.40, a demurrer to an answer must be filed within 10 days after service of the answer. In this case, the First Amended Answer was filed and served by mail on January 7, 2021. Therefore, the time to file a demurrer to the answer expir...

  • BARTLETT VS AHMAD

    Apr 12, 2021 |  Riverside County

    No tentative ruling.

    ...

  • CAMPBELL VS EISENHOWER MEDICAL CENTER

    Apr 08, 2021 |  Riverside County

    Having received no opposition and it appears to the satisfaction of the Court that the Motion was made pursuant to CCP 877.6(a)(1) and all parties were given notice of the motion and an opportunity to oppose it, the Court grants the motion. The order submitted by Defendants will be signed and Defendants ar...

  • GAVOLA VS NOVORR

    Apr 07, 2021 |  Riverside County

    This matter is the subject of a bankruptcy stay. As such, the Court continues this hearing to July 22, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. in Department 2. The parties are ordered to file an updated status on the bankruptcy matter no later than 5 court days prior to the continued hearing.

    ...

  • GRECH MOTORS INC VS TRAVELERS PROPERTY CASUALTY COMPANY OF

    Apr 06, 2021 |  Riverside County

    Demurrer: A party may object by demurrer to a complaint on grounds that the pleading does not state facts sufficient to constitute a cause of action. (Cal. Code Civ. Pro. §430.10(e).) For the purposes of a demurrer, the allegations in the complaint must be accepted as true. (Del E. Webb Corp. v. Structural...

  • ALBRECHT & ALBRECHT VS PARKER

    Apr 06, 2021 |  Riverside County

    No tentative ruling, Plaintiff has not submitted any new documents.

    ...

  • BRIGHTMAN VS GENERAL MOTORS LLC

    Apr 05, 2021 |  Riverside County

    Trade Secret and Burdensome Objections are Unsupported In objecting to the discovery in dispute, many of the requests were subject to GM’s contention that the requests were burdensome or involved a trade secret. GM fails to support either objection with sufficient evidence. For example, GM attaches the dec...

  • ZOROMSKI VS HISTORIC MISSION INN CORPORATION

    Apr 02, 2021 |  Riverside County

    No tentative ruling issued. Appearances required.

    ...

  • ARYAL VS SINGH

    Apr 01, 2021 |  Riverside County

    The proposed amendments would add new causes of action based on conversion of the company van and other assets and breach of fiduciary duty. The new causes of action are based on facts asserted in the original Cross-Complaint. As such, Singh clearly knew of the facts giving rise to the new causes of action...

  • BUI VS SLAYYEH

    Mar 29, 2021 |  Riverside County

    The Court finds that Plaintiff was properly served with the Motion to Relieved as Counsel. Counsel for the Plaintiff has shown sufficient reasons as to why the motion to be relieved should be granted. Counsel is relieved as counsel of record for the Plaintiff effective upon the filing of the proof of servi...

  • LOVE BUILDERS LLC VS HARRIS DEVELOPMENT LLC

    Mar 25, 2021 |  Riverside County

    The Motion to be Relieved as Counsel does not have a proof of service indicating that it was served on the Plaintiff or the Agent of Service for the Plaintiff. As Plaintiff is a Corporation that cannot appear without representation, proof of service on the Plaintiff should be filed with the court prior to ...

  • ALLEN VS RENKE UNOPPOSED MOTION TO CONTINUE TRIAL; MEMORANDUM OF POINTS AND AUTHORITIES AND SUPPORTING DECLARATION OF JAMES G. WARREN WITH EXHIBITS

    Mar 25, 2021 |  Riverside County

    Jury trial is set on this matter on April 30, 2021. On February 19, 2021, Defendant filed an ex parte application to continue trial or in the alternative, an order shortening time for such motion to be heard. The court found that there was no showing of good cause and denied the ex parte to continue trial ...

  • HWANG VS EL SALEH

    Mar 24, 2021 |  Riverside County

    This matter was not properly noticed for hearing. Plaintiff has not properly served the first amended complaint on the defendant. The Court has set orders to show cause on this matter for 4/12/2021 at 8:30 a.m. in Dept. 2, appearance is to be via Webex.

    ...

  • SHAWN VS GENERAL MOTORS LLC

    Mar 23, 2021 |  Riverside County

    Defendant contends Plaintiffs’ efforts to meet and confer were untimely and not made in good faith. Various factors may be considered by the court in determining whether a party made a “reasonable” and “good faith” attempt to resolve the issue informally, including the size of the case, complexity of disco...

  • SANCHEZ VS STONEGATE APARTMENTS PROPERTY MANAGEMENT LP

    Mar 23, 2021 |  Riverside County

    As to the fifth cause of action for nuisance The fifth cause of action re-alleges and incorporates the prior 110 paragraphs of the complaint, including the allegations of the fourth cause of action for negligence-premises liability. (Complaint, ¶ 111.) The fifth cause of action further alleges that the bed...

  • KIRKPATRICK VS DADA

    Mar 18, 2021 |  Riverside County

    Taken off calendar per moving party.

    ...

  • PROVENCIO VS JUAREZ

    Mar 18, 2021 |  Riverside County

    The Motion to be Relieved as Counsel for Tra’shawna Moore is granted. Plaintiff’s counsel will give notice of the order in this matter to the last known address of Ms. Moore. The order will also need to provide notice of the continued OSC re: POS, which is continued to 4/20/2021 at 8:30 a.m. in Department ...

  • GONZALEZ VS W.M. LYLES CO

    Mar 17, 2021 |  Riverside County

    The Motion to be Relieved as Counsel for Jesus Echeverria Mendez is granted. Plaintiff’s counsel is to submit a revised order setting forth a continued date for the TSC of 6/2/2021 at 8:30 a.m. in Department 2, appearance is to be via Webex. The OSC scheduled on 3/29/2021 is vacated. Plaintiff’s counsel ne...

  • SALAS VS GENERAL MOTORS LLC

    Mar 17, 2021 |  Riverside County

    Based upon the ruling on the Demurrer above, the Motion to Strike is granted.

    ...

  • PARDEE VS LOWES HOME CENTERS LLC

    Mar 17, 2021 |  Riverside County

    The hearing on this matter was continued after an ex parte hearing held on 3/2/2021. The continued hearing date for the MSJ is 5/25/2021 at 8:30 a.m. in Department 2, appearance is to be via Webex.

    ...

  • MURILLO VS CHECK INTO CASH OF CALIFORNIA INC

    Mar 16, 2021 |  Riverside County

    The Request for Judicial Notice is granted. The Federal Arbitration Act (FAA, 9 USC §1 et seq.) governs contractual arbitration in written contracts involving interstate or foreign commerce or maritime transaction. (9 USC §§1,2.) The FAA embodies a strong federal policy favoring arbitration. To assure unif...

  • JONES VS HAZELDEN BETTY FORD FOUNDATION

    Mar 16, 2021 |  Riverside County

    The moving papers do not demonstrate good cause for the continuance of trial. Defendant indicates that Plaintiff has not completed discovery including depositions of all named Defendants. This is a lack of due diligence on the part of the Plaintiff and there are remedies available through discovery procedu...

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Recent Rulings by Hon. Carol A. Greene

  • WEST COAST MANUFACTURING INC VS FU

    Apr 13, 2021 |  Riverside County

    The Motion Requesting Sanctions by West Coast Manufacturing is granted. Plaintiff has shown good cause that Non-Party witness Nhia Yang Lo willfully misused the discovery process that necessitated the filing of this motion. Sanctions are awarded in the amount of $4,168.80 payable to the Plaintiff within 20...

  • NELSON VS DOES 1 THROUGH 50 INCLUSIVE

    Apr 13, 2021 |  Riverside County

    Analysis of merits as to motion to compel Brian Oaks argues that because his first deposition was not taken, despite his willingness to be deposed and presence at the office of plaintiff’s counsel, his deposition may not be taken now. Oaks argues that by seeking a protective order before his deposition eve...

  • SENA VS GREEN THUMB PRODUCE INC

    Apr 12, 2021 |  Riverside County

    The Demurrer to the First Amended Answer is overruled. Pursuant to CCP 430.40, a demurrer to an answer must be filed within 10 days after service of the answer. In this case, the First Amended Answer was filed and served by mail on January 7, 2021. Therefore, the time to file a demurrer to the answer expir...

  • BARTLETT VS AHMAD

    Apr 12, 2021 |  Riverside County

    No tentative ruling.

    ...

  • CAMPBELL VS EISENHOWER MEDICAL CENTER

    Apr 08, 2021 |  Riverside County

    Having received no opposition and it appears to the satisfaction of the Court that the Motion was made pursuant to CCP 877.6(a)(1) and all parties were given notice of the motion and an opportunity to oppose it, the Court grants the motion. The order submitted by Defendants will be signed and Defendants ar...

  • GAVOLA VS NOVORR

    Apr 07, 2021 |  Riverside County

    This matter is the subject of a bankruptcy stay. As such, the Court continues this hearing to July 22, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. in Department 2. The parties are ordered to file an updated status on the bankruptcy matter no later than 5 court days prior to the continued hearing.

    ...

  • GRECH MOTORS INC VS TRAVELERS PROPERTY CASUALTY COMPANY OF

    Apr 06, 2021 |  Riverside County

    Demurrer: A party may object by demurrer to a complaint on grounds that the pleading does not state facts sufficient to constitute a cause of action. (Cal. Code Civ. Pro. §430.10(e).) For the purposes of a demurrer, the allegations in the complaint must be accepted as true. (Del E. Webb Corp. v. Structural...

  • ALBRECHT & ALBRECHT VS PARKER

    Apr 06, 2021 |  Riverside County

    No tentative ruling, Plaintiff has not submitted any new documents.

    ...

  • BRIGHTMAN VS GENERAL MOTORS LLC

    Apr 05, 2021 |  Riverside County

    Trade Secret and Burdensome Objections are Unsupported In objecting to the discovery in dispute, many of the requests were subject to GM’s contention that the requests were burdensome or involved a trade secret. GM fails to support either objection with sufficient evidence. For example, GM attaches the dec...

  • ZOROMSKI VS HISTORIC MISSION INN CORPORATION

    Apr 02, 2021 |  Riverside County

    No tentative ruling issued. Appearances required.

    ...

  • ARYAL VS SINGH

    Apr 01, 2021 |  Riverside County

    The proposed amendments would add new causes of action based on conversion of the company van and other assets and breach of fiduciary duty. The new causes of action are based on facts asserted in the original Cross-Complaint. As such, Singh clearly knew of the facts giving rise to the new causes of action...

  • BUI VS SLAYYEH

    Mar 29, 2021 |  Riverside County

    The Court finds that Plaintiff was properly served with the Motion to Relieved as Counsel. Counsel for the Plaintiff has shown sufficient reasons as to why the motion to be relieved should be granted. Counsel is relieved as counsel of record for the Plaintiff effective upon the filing of the proof of servi...

  • LOVE BUILDERS LLC VS HARRIS DEVELOPMENT LLC

    Mar 25, 2021 |  Riverside County

    The Motion to be Relieved as Counsel does not have a proof of service indicating that it was served on the Plaintiff or the Agent of Service for the Plaintiff. As Plaintiff is a Corporation that cannot appear without representation, proof of service on the Plaintiff should be filed with the court prior to ...

  • ALLEN VS RENKE UNOPPOSED MOTION TO CONTINUE TRIAL; MEMORANDUM OF POINTS AND AUTHORITIES AND SUPPORTING DECLARATION OF JAMES G. WARREN WITH EXHIBITS

    Mar 25, 2021 |  Riverside County

    Jury trial is set on this matter on April 30, 2021. On February 19, 2021, Defendant filed an ex parte application to continue trial or in the alternative, an order shortening time for such motion to be heard. The court found that there was no showing of good cause and denied the ex parte to continue trial ...

  • HWANG VS EL SALEH

    Mar 24, 2021 |  Riverside County

    This matter was not properly noticed for hearing. Plaintiff has not properly served the first amended complaint on the defendant. The Court has set orders to show cause on this matter for 4/12/2021 at 8:30 a.m. in Dept. 2, appearance is to be via Webex.

    ...

  • SHAWN VS GENERAL MOTORS LLC

    Mar 23, 2021 |  Riverside County

    Defendant contends Plaintiffs’ efforts to meet and confer were untimely and not made in good faith. Various factors may be considered by the court in determining whether a party made a “reasonable” and “good faith” attempt to resolve the issue informally, including the size of the case, complexity of disco...

  • SANCHEZ VS STONEGATE APARTMENTS PROPERTY MANAGEMENT LP

    Mar 23, 2021 |  Riverside County

    As to the fifth cause of action for nuisance The fifth cause of action re-alleges and incorporates the prior 110 paragraphs of the complaint, including the allegations of the fourth cause of action for negligence-premises liability. (Complaint, ¶ 111.) The fifth cause of action further alleges that the bed...

  • KIRKPATRICK VS DADA

    Mar 18, 2021 |  Riverside County

    Taken off calendar per moving party.

    ...

  • PROVENCIO VS JUAREZ

    Mar 18, 2021 |  Riverside County

    The Motion to be Relieved as Counsel for Tra’shawna Moore is granted. Plaintiff’s counsel will give notice of the order in this matter to the last known address of Ms. Moore. The order will also need to provide notice of the continued OSC re: POS, which is continued to 4/20/2021 at 8:30 a.m. in Department ...

  • GONZALEZ VS W.M. LYLES CO

    Mar 17, 2021 |  Riverside County

    The Motion to be Relieved as Counsel for Jesus Echeverria Mendez is granted. Plaintiff’s counsel is to submit a revised order setting forth a continued date for the TSC of 6/2/2021 at 8:30 a.m. in Department 2, appearance is to be via Webex. The OSC scheduled on 3/29/2021 is vacated. Plaintiff’s counsel ne...

  • SALAS VS GENERAL MOTORS LLC

    Mar 17, 2021 |  Riverside County

    Based upon the ruling on the Demurrer above, the Motion to Strike is granted.

    ...

  • PARDEE VS LOWES HOME CENTERS LLC

    Mar 17, 2021 |  Riverside County

    The hearing on this matter was continued after an ex parte hearing held on 3/2/2021. The continued hearing date for the MSJ is 5/25/2021 at 8:30 a.m. in Department 2, appearance is to be via Webex.

    ...

  • MURILLO VS CHECK INTO CASH OF CALIFORNIA INC

    Mar 16, 2021 |  Riverside County

    The Request for Judicial Notice is granted. The Federal Arbitration Act (FAA, 9 USC §1 et seq.) governs contractual arbitration in written contracts involving interstate or foreign commerce or maritime transaction. (9 USC §§1,2.) The FAA embodies a strong federal policy favoring arbitration. To assure unif...

  • JONES VS HAZELDEN BETTY FORD FOUNDATION

    Mar 16, 2021 |  Riverside County

    The moving papers do not demonstrate good cause for the continuance of trial. Defendant indicates that Plaintiff has not completed discovery including depositions of all named Defendants. This is a lack of due diligence on the part of the Plaintiff and there are remedies available through discovery procedu...

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