The Honorable David W. Abbott

Sacramento County Superior Court, Department 39

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Biography

The Hon. David W. Abbott is a judge for the Sacramento County Superior Court in California. He was appointed to the bench in 2001 by former Governor Gray Davis.

Judge Abbott graduated with his B.A. in English from the University of California, Berkeley in 1970. He went on to earn his J.D. from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 1973.

Prior to attending college at UC Berkeley, Abbott enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1968. During his four years of active duty, he served as a second lieutenant assigned to the 1st Marine Division at Camp Pendleton, California, and to the 3rd Marine Divison in Okinawa, Japan. Wood also served as a judge advocate in the JAG Corps where he reached the rank of Captain.

After graduating from law school, Abbott spent 25 years in private practice. During that time, he specialized in professional and products liability, industrial accidents, insurance bad faith, and personal injury cases.

While on the bench, Judge Abbott presided over criminal and civil trials and also served as an assistant presiding judge and as a supervising judge.

He has served on the Court Executive Committee and the Local Rules Committee.

In 2016, he was named the Judge of the Year by the Sacramento County Bar Association.

Abbott also served as a judge pro tem in mandatory settlement conferences for the local courts, and as an instructor for the California Judicial Education and Research Center.

Recent Rulings by Hon. David W. Abbott

  • HAMMER LANE RV & MINI-STORAGE LP VS. HLMS LLC

    Jan 03, 2020 |  Sacramento County

    TENTATIVE RULING:

    On June 3, 2013, following a trial to the Court, a judgment for declaratory relief was entered in favor of Plaintiff (Judgment, ROA #1077). On August 13, 2013, the Court ruled that Plaintiffs are the prevailing parties and awarded attorney's fees in the total amount of $642,285.00...

  • NISSAN NORTH AMERICA WARRANTY CASES

    Dec 19, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    APPEARANCE REQUIRED.

    ...

  • WELLSPACE HEALTH VS. JO TAYLOR

    Dec 05, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    Appearance Required.

    ...

  • WELLSPACE HEALTH VS. JO TAYLOR

    Dec 05, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    Appearance Required.

    ...

  • WELLSPACE HEALTH VS. JO TAYLOR

    Dec 05, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    Appearance Required.

    ...

  • WELLSPACE HEALTH VS. JO TAYLOR

    Dec 05, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    Appearance Required.

    ...

  • MICHAEL BENNINGER VS. CTL MANAGEMENT INC

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    Case Management Conference - Case Management Program continued to 02/20/2020 at 08:30 in this department.

    New Case Management Statements shall be filed by all parties no later than 15 days prior to the hearing pursuant to Local Rule ...

  • LESLIE DALE BRADLEY VS. AMARADEVI PROHM

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    The Order to Show Cause Re: Compliance - Case Management Program is scheduled for 01/16/2020 at 08:30 AM in Department 39.

    An Attorney Compliance Statement shall be filed not less than fifteen (15) days prior to hearing. New Case Man...

  • JAKE PECCIA VS. JOEL HUGHES AS AN IDNIVIDUAL AND IN HIS CAPACITY AS GENERAL MANAGER AT CALIFORNIA TRAFFIC TICKETS

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    The Order to Show Cause Re: Compliance - Case Management Program is scheduled for 01/09/2020 at 08:30 AM in Department 39.

    An Attorney Compliance Statement shall be filed not less than fifteen (15) days prior to hearing. New Case Man...

  • JENNEKA WILDER VS. HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    The Order to Show Cause Re: Compliance - Case Management Program is scheduled for 01/16/2020 at 08:30 AM in Department 39.

    An Attorney Compliance Statement shall be filed not less than fifteen (15) days prior to hearing. New Case Man...

  • MEHAR SINGH SAINI VS. REDWOOD PROPERTY REAL ESTATE LLC

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    This case is referred to Trial Setting Process for selection of Trial and Mandatory Settlement Conference dates. All counsel (including parties appearing in pro per) shall confer and agree upon trial and settlement conference dates. Availabl...

  • JULIO C. LANDEROS VS. WEST COAST CAR AUDIO, INC.

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    Case Management Conference - Case Management Program continued to 02/20/2020 at 08:30 in this department.

    New Case Management Statements shall be filed by all parties no later than 15 days prior to the hearing pursuant to Local Rule ...

  • AURORA MOTEN VS. CITY OF SACRAMENTO

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    The Order to Show Cause Re: Compliance - Case Management Program is scheduled for 01/09/2020 at 08:30 AM in Department 39.

    An Attorney Compliance Statement shall be filed not less than fifteen (15) days prior to hearing. New Case Man...

  • JAMEE DANIELLE PATTERSON VS. MATTHEW JOHN LUCCHESI

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    The Order to Show Cause Re: Compliance - Case Management Program is scheduled for 01/09/2020 at 08:30 AM in Department 39.

    An Attorney Compliance Statement shall be filed not less than fifteen (15) days prior to hearing. New Case Man...

  • FRAN F ROLLINS VS. BROWMAN DEVELOPMENT CO INC

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    The Order to Show Cause Re: Compliance - Case Management Program is scheduled for 01/16/2020 at 08:30 AM in Department 39.

    New Case Management Statements shall be filed by all parties no later than 15 days prior to the hearing pursua...

  • MARK GIANNINI VS. ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    Case Management Conference - Case Management Program continued to 01/16/2020 at 08:30 in this department.

    New Case Management Statements shall be filed by all parties no later than 15 days prior to the hearing pursuant to Local Rule ...

  • BRIAN CARTER VS. NEXT STEP ENERGY INC

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    The Order to Show Cause Re: Compliance - Case Management Program is scheduled for 01/16/2020 at 08:30 AM in Department 39.

    An Attorney Compliance Statement shall be filed not less than fifteen (15) days prior to hearing. New Case Man...

  • DARLENE GEIB VS. STEVEN CHOW

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    The Order to Show Cause Re: Compliance - Case Management Program is scheduled for 01/09/2020 at 08:30 AM in Department 39.

    An Attorney Compliance Statement shall be filed not less than fifteen (15) days prior to hearing. New Case Man...

  • ELIZABETH SOLARI INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR-IN-INTEREST VS. THE OP ELEVEN HUNDRED LLC

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    The Order to Show Cause Re: Compliance - Case Management Program is scheduled for 01/09/2020 at 08:30 AM in Department 39.

    An Attorney Compliance Statement shall be filed not less than fifteen (15) days prior to hearing. New Case Man...

  • MOIRA GERAGHTY VS. PATRICK JOHN CASTAGNOLA

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    Case Management Conference - Case Management Program continued to 01/16/2020 at 08:30 in this department.

    New Case Management Statements shall be filed by all parties no later than 15 days prior to the hearing pursuant to Local Rule ...

  • CITY OF SACRAMENTO VS. DANNY LEE AS TRUSTEE

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    The Order to Show Cause Re: Compliance - Case Management Program is scheduled for 01/16/2020 at 08:30 AM in Department 39.

    An Attorney Compliance Statement shall be filed not less than fifteen (15) days prior to hearing. New Case Man...

  • BOB MCDARIS VS. GREGG D NULTON MD

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    Case Management Conference - Case Management Program continued to 01/09/2020 at 08:30 in this department.

    New Case Management Statements shall be filed by all parties no later than 15 days prior to the hearing pursuant to Local Rule ...

  • ANGELINA KUBRAKOVA VS. THE MORTGAGE LAW FIRM PLC

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    Case Management Conference - Case Management Program continued to 02/20/2020 at 08:30 in this department.

    New Case Management Statements shall be filed by all parties no later than 15 days prior to the hearing pursuant to Local Rule ...

  • BANK OF AMERICA NA VS. HEMANTH K KUNDETI

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    The Order to Show Cause Re: Compliance - Case Management Program is scheduled for 01/16/2020 at 08:30 AM in Department 39.

    An Attorney Compliance Statement shall be filed not less than fifteen (15) days prior to hearing. New Case Man...

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Recent Rulings by Hon. David W. Abbott

  • HAMMER LANE RV & MINI-STORAGE LP VS. HLMS LLC

    Jan 03, 2020 |  Sacramento County

    TENTATIVE RULING:

    On June 3, 2013, following a trial to the Court, a judgment for declaratory relief was entered in favor of Plaintiff (Judgment, ROA #1077). On August 13, 2013, the Court ruled that Plaintiffs are the prevailing parties and awarded attorney's fees in the total amount of $642,285.00...

  • NISSAN NORTH AMERICA WARRANTY CASES

    Dec 19, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    APPEARANCE REQUIRED.

    ...

  • WELLSPACE HEALTH VS. JO TAYLOR

    Dec 05, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    Appearance Required.

    ...

  • WELLSPACE HEALTH VS. JO TAYLOR

    Dec 05, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    Appearance Required.

    ...

  • WELLSPACE HEALTH VS. JO TAYLOR

    Dec 05, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    Appearance Required.

    ...

  • WELLSPACE HEALTH VS. JO TAYLOR

    Dec 05, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    Appearance Required.

    ...

  • MICHAEL BENNINGER VS. CTL MANAGEMENT INC

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    Case Management Conference - Case Management Program continued to 02/20/2020 at 08:30 in this department.

    New Case Management Statements shall be filed by all parties no later than 15 days prior to the hearing pursuant to Local Rule ...

  • LESLIE DALE BRADLEY VS. AMARADEVI PROHM

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    The Order to Show Cause Re: Compliance - Case Management Program is scheduled for 01/16/2020 at 08:30 AM in Department 39.

    An Attorney Compliance Statement shall be filed not less than fifteen (15) days prior to hearing. New Case Man...

  • JAKE PECCIA VS. JOEL HUGHES AS AN IDNIVIDUAL AND IN HIS CAPACITY AS GENERAL MANAGER AT CALIFORNIA TRAFFIC TICKETS

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    The Order to Show Cause Re: Compliance - Case Management Program is scheduled for 01/09/2020 at 08:30 AM in Department 39.

    An Attorney Compliance Statement shall be filed not less than fifteen (15) days prior to hearing. New Case Man...

  • JENNEKA WILDER VS. HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    The Order to Show Cause Re: Compliance - Case Management Program is scheduled for 01/16/2020 at 08:30 AM in Department 39.

    An Attorney Compliance Statement shall be filed not less than fifteen (15) days prior to hearing. New Case Man...

  • MEHAR SINGH SAINI VS. REDWOOD PROPERTY REAL ESTATE LLC

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    This case is referred to Trial Setting Process for selection of Trial and Mandatory Settlement Conference dates. All counsel (including parties appearing in pro per) shall confer and agree upon trial and settlement conference dates. Availabl...

  • JULIO C. LANDEROS VS. WEST COAST CAR AUDIO, INC.

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    Case Management Conference - Case Management Program continued to 02/20/2020 at 08:30 in this department.

    New Case Management Statements shall be filed by all parties no later than 15 days prior to the hearing pursuant to Local Rule ...

  • AURORA MOTEN VS. CITY OF SACRAMENTO

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    The Order to Show Cause Re: Compliance - Case Management Program is scheduled for 01/09/2020 at 08:30 AM in Department 39.

    An Attorney Compliance Statement shall be filed not less than fifteen (15) days prior to hearing. New Case Man...

  • JAMEE DANIELLE PATTERSON VS. MATTHEW JOHN LUCCHESI

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    The Order to Show Cause Re: Compliance - Case Management Program is scheduled for 01/09/2020 at 08:30 AM in Department 39.

    An Attorney Compliance Statement shall be filed not less than fifteen (15) days prior to hearing. New Case Man...

  • FRAN F ROLLINS VS. BROWMAN DEVELOPMENT CO INC

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    The Order to Show Cause Re: Compliance - Case Management Program is scheduled for 01/16/2020 at 08:30 AM in Department 39.

    New Case Management Statements shall be filed by all parties no later than 15 days prior to the hearing pursua...

  • MARK GIANNINI VS. ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    Case Management Conference - Case Management Program continued to 01/16/2020 at 08:30 in this department.

    New Case Management Statements shall be filed by all parties no later than 15 days prior to the hearing pursuant to Local Rule ...

  • BRIAN CARTER VS. NEXT STEP ENERGY INC

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    The Order to Show Cause Re: Compliance - Case Management Program is scheduled for 01/16/2020 at 08:30 AM in Department 39.

    An Attorney Compliance Statement shall be filed not less than fifteen (15) days prior to hearing. New Case Man...

  • DARLENE GEIB VS. STEVEN CHOW

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    The Order to Show Cause Re: Compliance - Case Management Program is scheduled for 01/09/2020 at 08:30 AM in Department 39.

    An Attorney Compliance Statement shall be filed not less than fifteen (15) days prior to hearing. New Case Man...

  • ELIZABETH SOLARI INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR-IN-INTEREST VS. THE OP ELEVEN HUNDRED LLC

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    The Order to Show Cause Re: Compliance - Case Management Program is scheduled for 01/09/2020 at 08:30 AM in Department 39.

    An Attorney Compliance Statement shall be filed not less than fifteen (15) days prior to hearing. New Case Man...

  • MOIRA GERAGHTY VS. PATRICK JOHN CASTAGNOLA

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    Case Management Conference - Case Management Program continued to 01/16/2020 at 08:30 in this department.

    New Case Management Statements shall be filed by all parties no later than 15 days prior to the hearing pursuant to Local Rule ...

  • CITY OF SACRAMENTO VS. DANNY LEE AS TRUSTEE

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    The Order to Show Cause Re: Compliance - Case Management Program is scheduled for 01/16/2020 at 08:30 AM in Department 39.

    An Attorney Compliance Statement shall be filed not less than fifteen (15) days prior to hearing. New Case Man...

  • BOB MCDARIS VS. GREGG D NULTON MD

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    Case Management Conference - Case Management Program continued to 01/09/2020 at 08:30 in this department.

    New Case Management Statements shall be filed by all parties no later than 15 days prior to the hearing pursuant to Local Rule ...

  • ANGELINA KUBRAKOVA VS. THE MORTGAGE LAW FIRM PLC

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    Case Management Conference - Case Management Program continued to 02/20/2020 at 08:30 in this department.

    New Case Management Statements shall be filed by all parties no later than 15 days prior to the hearing pursuant to Local Rule ...

  • BANK OF AMERICA NA VS. HEMANTH K KUNDETI

    Nov 15, 2019 |  Sacramento County

    No appearance is required under the following conditions:

    The Order to Show Cause Re: Compliance - Case Management Program is scheduled for 01/16/2020 at 08:30 AM in Department 39.

    An Attorney Compliance Statement shall be filed not less than fifteen (15) days prior to hearing. New Case Man...

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