The Honorable Kevin A. Enright

San Diego County Superior Court, Department SD-904

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Biography

The Hon. Kevin A. Enright is a judge for the Superior Court of San Diego County in California. He was initially appointed to the San Diego Municipal Court by former governor Pete Wilson in 1995. He was then elevated to the Superior Court of San Diego County in 1997, filling a vacancy created by the elevation of the Hon. Jeffrey T. Miller.

Enright earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Stanford University in 1975. He then received a J.D. from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 1979.

Enright began his legal career as a deputy district attorney for the Office of the District Attorney of Mendocino County. During his five-year tenure there, he prosecuted rape, child molestation, manslaughter, and elder abuse cases.

Then, in 1985, Enright left the public sector. He joined Butz, Lucas, Dunn, and Enright as a civil trial attorney, a position he held until his appointment to the bench.

Recent Rulings by Hon. Kevin A. Enright

  • ARTHUR SCOTT VS THE CITY OF SAN DIEGO

    Nov 14, 2019 |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff's Motion for Attorneys' Fees on Appeal is granted, in part. Plaintiff is awarded attorneys' fees on appeal in the amount of $33,735.00. Plaintiff's Request for Judicial Notice is granted. Defendant City of San Diego's Request for Judicial Notice is granted.

    Government Code section 12965(b...

  • BLACKBURN VS. COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO

    Nov 08, 2019 |  San Diego County

    Before the Court is Plaintiffs David Blackburn and 151 LLC's motion for prejudgment interest against Defendant County of San Diego. The Court has read and considered the parties' papers and tentatively rules as follows:

    Plaintiffs' motion for prejudgment interest is GRANTED.

    The motion for ...

  • SCOTT LORENZEN VS MARIA VELASCO

    Nov 07, 2019 |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff's motion for new trial, or in the alternative, for a modification of verdict is denied. "A new trial shall not be granted upon the ground of insufficiency of the evidence to justify the verdict or other decision, nor upon the ground of excessive or inadequate damages, unless after weighing the ev...

  • BOND VS ASPER

    Oct 25, 2019 |  San Diego County

    Before the Court are (1) Plaintiff's motion for leave to amend the Complaint to conform to proof; (2) Defendants' motion for leave to amend their Answer to conform to proof and to add a statute of limitations defense; and (3) Plaintiff's continued motion for partial judgment notwithstanding the verdict. Ha...

  • SHERWOOD VS VOGELE

    Oct 10, 2019 |  San Diego County

    On the court's own motion, all motions set for October 11, 2019 are CONTINUED to October 25, 2019 at 10:30 a.m.

    ...

  • BOKOR VS BOLGER

    Oct 03, 2019 |  San Diego County

    Defendant/Cross-Complainant Genevieve Bolger's ("Bolger") motion for attorney fees is granted in part and denied in part.

    The court finds that Bolger is entitled to attorney fees pursuant to CCP § 1029.8(a). The court has previously found that the work performed by the Plaintiffs/Cross-Defendants A...

  • SHERWOOD VS VOGELE

    Sep 26, 2019 |  San Diego County

    Plaintiffs Robert Sherwood, Lazy Eye Coffee, LLC, and Ashley Babcock's Motion for New Trial is DENIED.

    "The authority of a trial court in this state to grant a new trial is established and circumscribed by statute. [Citation.] [Code of Civil Procedure] [s]ection 657 sets out seven grounds for such ...

  • SHERWOOD VS VOGELE

    Sep 26, 2019 |  San Diego County

    Plaintiffs Robert Sherwood, Lazy Eye Coffee, LLC, and Ashley Babcock's Motion for New Trial is DENIED.

    "The authority of a trial court in this state to grant a new trial is established and circumscribed by statute. [Citation.] [Code of Civil Procedure] [s]ection 657 sets out seven grounds for such ...

  • SHERWOOD VS VOGELE

    Sep 26, 2019 |  San Diego County

    Plaintiffs Robert Sherwood, Lazy Eye Coffee, LLC, and Ashley Babcock's Motion for New Trial is DENIED.

    "The authority of a trial court in this state to grant a new trial is established and circumscribed by statute. [Citation.] [Code of Civil Procedure] [s]ection 657 sets out seven grounds for such ...

  • MARCELA MEJIA VS ANNA VU

    Sep 19, 2019 |  San Diego County

    Having reviewed and considered the parties' supplemental briefs on Defendant's Amended Motion to Tax Costs, and for the reasons explained below, the Court GRANTS Defendant's motion in part. Following the Court's ruling on Defendant's Motions for Judgment Notwithstanding the Verdict and New Trial, the parti...

  • BOND VS ASPER

    Sep 05, 2019 |  San Diego County

    Before the Court is Plaintiff Denise Bond's motion for partial judgment notwithstanding the verdict ("JNOV") as to the fraud cause of action under Civil Code section 629. Defendants filed a late opposition. For the reasons explained below, the Court DENIES the motion. Defense counsel's reason for filing a ...

  • IRA COHEN TRUSTEE OF THE 6548 ECB TRUST VS. TWO BROTHERS RESTAURANT INC

    Aug 08, 2019 |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff Ira Cohen, Trustee of the 6548 ECB Trust's unopposed Motion for Award of Attorney's Fees and Costs (ROA 74) is GRANTED.

    The court finds plaintiff is the prevailing party and is entitled to an award of reasonable attorney's fees and costs. (Code of Civ. Proc., §§ 1717, 1032.) The court fin...

  • WESTERN GARDENS LANDSCAPING INC VS TB PENICK & SONS INC

    Aug 08, 2019 |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff's motion for award of attorney fees for denial of requests for admission is granted in part and denied in part.

    For the reasons stated in the court's tentative ruling issued on June 20, 2019, the motion is denied as to request numbers 32 and 54, and plaintiff is entitled to attorney fees ...

  • JOHNSON VS. HUFFMAN

    Aug 01, 2019 |  San Diego County

    Anthony Johnson's ("Johnson") Motion to Strike or Tax Storix's and Defendants' Memorandums of Costs (ROA 809, 893) is DENIED.

    The court finds that Storix, Inc. and the individual defendants/cross-defendants David Huffman, Richard Turner, Manuel Altamirano, David Kinney, and David Smiljkovich (herei...

  • ALBRITTON VS. MCMANN

    Jul 11, 2019 |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff Harold James Albritton's unopposed Motion for Award of Attorneys' Fees (ROA 144) is GRANTED, but in a lesser amount.

    The court finds plaintiff has satisfied the requirements in Code of Civil Procedure sections 685.040 and 685.080. Having conformed with the requirements of these Code secti...

  • MARCELA MEJIA VS ANNA VU

    Jul 11, 2019 |  San Diego County

    Having reviewed the papers submitted, the Court finds it appropriate to continue the hearing on Defendant's Amended Motion to Tax Costs to a date on or after the currently pending Motion for New Trial and Motion for Judgment Notwithstanding the Verdict. Accordingly, the Court CONTINUES THE HEARING on Defen...

  • WESTERN GARDENS LANDSCAPING INC VS TB PENICK & SONS INC

    Jun 20, 2019 |  San Diego County

    1. Plaintiff's motion for award of attorney fees for denial of requests for admission is denied in part with prejudice and denied in part without prejudice.

    If a party fails to admit the genuineness of any document or the truth of any matter when requested to do so, and if the party requesting that...

  • BLACKBURN VS. COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO

    May 30, 2019 |  San Diego County

    Before the Court is Plaintiffs David Blackburn and 151 LLC's reserved motions in limine or, in the alternative, motion for judgment on the pleadings and motion for nonsuit, and Defendant County of San Diego's request that Plaintiffs recover nothing and for judgment in its favor. The Court read and consider...

  • WEBB VS FCA US LLC

    May 09, 2019 |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff's Motion for Attorneys' Fees, Costs, and Expenses is granted, in part. Plaintiff is awarded attorneys' fees in the amount of $109,010.50 and costs and expenses in the amount of $30,135.69. All evidentiary objections are overruled.

    A buyer who prevails in a Song-Beverly case is entitled to...

  • JOHNSON VS. HUFFMAN

    Jan 03, 2019 |  San Diego County

    David Huffman, Richard Turner, Manuel Altamirano, David Kinney, and David Smiljkovich's (collectively "Defendants") motion for attorney fees is granted.

    A defendant who prevails in a derivative suit may obtain reasonable attorney fees from a bond posted under Corporations Code section 800. (Donner ...

  • ALBRITTON VS. MCMANN

    Dec 20, 2018 |  San Diego County

    The court GRANTS Plaintiff's Motion to Enforce Settlement and DENIES Defendant's Motion to Set Aside Settlement, as follows:

    Plaintiff has met his burden to show the settlement between the parties, entered into orally before the court on December 23, 2014, and as modified by the written First Amend...

  • JOHNSON VS. HUFFMAN

    Nov 15, 2018 |  San Diego County

    Anthony Johnson's ("Johnson") Motion for New Trial and to Set Aside and Vacate Judgment is DENIED. As a preliminary matter, the court finds that Johnson failed to support his claims with affidavits and proper citations to the court minutes, as statutorily required. (See Code of Civ. Proc., § 658.) Notwiths...

  • JOHNSON VS. HUFFMAN

    Nov 15, 2018 |  San Diego County

    Anthony Johnson's Motion for Release of Bond is DENIED.

    Johnson argues that $50,000 bond he voluntarily posted should be released because the purpose of the bond is no longer in force and effect. He argues its purpose was abandoned before liability was incurred. Also, Johnson was unnecessarily post...

  • SZIEBOLD VS ALBERTSONS LLC

    Nov 01, 2018 |  San Diego County

    1. Albertsons, LLC's ("Albertsons") motion for new trial is denied.

    A motion for new trial based on irregularity in the proceedings and an abuse of discretion applies to "any departure by the court from the due and orderly method of disposition of an action by which the substantial rights of a part...

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Recent Rulings by Hon. Kevin A. Enright

  • ARTHUR SCOTT VS THE CITY OF SAN DIEGO

    Nov 14, 2019 |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff's Motion for Attorneys' Fees on Appeal is granted, in part. Plaintiff is awarded attorneys' fees on appeal in the amount of $33,735.00. Plaintiff's Request for Judicial Notice is granted. Defendant City of San Diego's Request for Judicial Notice is granted.

    Government Code section 12965(b...

  • BLACKBURN VS. COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO

    Nov 08, 2019 |  San Diego County

    Before the Court is Plaintiffs David Blackburn and 151 LLC's motion for prejudgment interest against Defendant County of San Diego. The Court has read and considered the parties' papers and tentatively rules as follows:

    Plaintiffs' motion for prejudgment interest is GRANTED.

    The motion for ...

  • SCOTT LORENZEN VS MARIA VELASCO

    Nov 07, 2019 |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff's motion for new trial, or in the alternative, for a modification of verdict is denied. "A new trial shall not be granted upon the ground of insufficiency of the evidence to justify the verdict or other decision, nor upon the ground of excessive or inadequate damages, unless after weighing the ev...

  • BOND VS ASPER

    Oct 25, 2019 |  San Diego County

    Before the Court are (1) Plaintiff's motion for leave to amend the Complaint to conform to proof; (2) Defendants' motion for leave to amend their Answer to conform to proof and to add a statute of limitations defense; and (3) Plaintiff's continued motion for partial judgment notwithstanding the verdict. Ha...

  • SHERWOOD VS VOGELE

    Oct 10, 2019 |  San Diego County

    On the court's own motion, all motions set for October 11, 2019 are CONTINUED to October 25, 2019 at 10:30 a.m.

    ...

  • BOKOR VS BOLGER

    Oct 03, 2019 |  San Diego County

    Defendant/Cross-Complainant Genevieve Bolger's ("Bolger") motion for attorney fees is granted in part and denied in part.

    The court finds that Bolger is entitled to attorney fees pursuant to CCP § 1029.8(a). The court has previously found that the work performed by the Plaintiffs/Cross-Defendants A...

  • SHERWOOD VS VOGELE

    Sep 26, 2019 |  San Diego County

    Plaintiffs Robert Sherwood, Lazy Eye Coffee, LLC, and Ashley Babcock's Motion for New Trial is DENIED.

    "The authority of a trial court in this state to grant a new trial is established and circumscribed by statute. [Citation.] [Code of Civil Procedure] [s]ection 657 sets out seven grounds for such ...

  • SHERWOOD VS VOGELE

    Sep 26, 2019 |  San Diego County

    Plaintiffs Robert Sherwood, Lazy Eye Coffee, LLC, and Ashley Babcock's Motion for New Trial is DENIED.

    "The authority of a trial court in this state to grant a new trial is established and circumscribed by statute. [Citation.] [Code of Civil Procedure] [s]ection 657 sets out seven grounds for such ...

  • SHERWOOD VS VOGELE

    Sep 26, 2019 |  San Diego County

    Plaintiffs Robert Sherwood, Lazy Eye Coffee, LLC, and Ashley Babcock's Motion for New Trial is DENIED.

    "The authority of a trial court in this state to grant a new trial is established and circumscribed by statute. [Citation.] [Code of Civil Procedure] [s]ection 657 sets out seven grounds for such ...

  • MARCELA MEJIA VS ANNA VU

    Sep 19, 2019 |  San Diego County

    Having reviewed and considered the parties' supplemental briefs on Defendant's Amended Motion to Tax Costs, and for the reasons explained below, the Court GRANTS Defendant's motion in part. Following the Court's ruling on Defendant's Motions for Judgment Notwithstanding the Verdict and New Trial, the parti...

  • BOND VS ASPER

    Sep 05, 2019 |  San Diego County

    Before the Court is Plaintiff Denise Bond's motion for partial judgment notwithstanding the verdict ("JNOV") as to the fraud cause of action under Civil Code section 629. Defendants filed a late opposition. For the reasons explained below, the Court DENIES the motion. Defense counsel's reason for filing a ...

  • IRA COHEN TRUSTEE OF THE 6548 ECB TRUST VS. TWO BROTHERS RESTAURANT INC

    Aug 08, 2019 |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff Ira Cohen, Trustee of the 6548 ECB Trust's unopposed Motion for Award of Attorney's Fees and Costs (ROA 74) is GRANTED.

    The court finds plaintiff is the prevailing party and is entitled to an award of reasonable attorney's fees and costs. (Code of Civ. Proc., §§ 1717, 1032.) The court fin...

  • WESTERN GARDENS LANDSCAPING INC VS TB PENICK & SONS INC

    Aug 08, 2019 |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff's motion for award of attorney fees for denial of requests for admission is granted in part and denied in part.

    For the reasons stated in the court's tentative ruling issued on June 20, 2019, the motion is denied as to request numbers 32 and 54, and plaintiff is entitled to attorney fees ...

  • JOHNSON VS. HUFFMAN

    Aug 01, 2019 |  San Diego County

    Anthony Johnson's ("Johnson") Motion to Strike or Tax Storix's and Defendants' Memorandums of Costs (ROA 809, 893) is DENIED.

    The court finds that Storix, Inc. and the individual defendants/cross-defendants David Huffman, Richard Turner, Manuel Altamirano, David Kinney, and David Smiljkovich (herei...

  • ALBRITTON VS. MCMANN

    Jul 11, 2019 |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff Harold James Albritton's unopposed Motion for Award of Attorneys' Fees (ROA 144) is GRANTED, but in a lesser amount.

    The court finds plaintiff has satisfied the requirements in Code of Civil Procedure sections 685.040 and 685.080. Having conformed with the requirements of these Code secti...

  • MARCELA MEJIA VS ANNA VU

    Jul 11, 2019 |  San Diego County

    Having reviewed the papers submitted, the Court finds it appropriate to continue the hearing on Defendant's Amended Motion to Tax Costs to a date on or after the currently pending Motion for New Trial and Motion for Judgment Notwithstanding the Verdict. Accordingly, the Court CONTINUES THE HEARING on Defen...

  • WESTERN GARDENS LANDSCAPING INC VS TB PENICK & SONS INC

    Jun 20, 2019 |  San Diego County

    1. Plaintiff's motion for award of attorney fees for denial of requests for admission is denied in part with prejudice and denied in part without prejudice.

    If a party fails to admit the genuineness of any document or the truth of any matter when requested to do so, and if the party requesting that...

  • BLACKBURN VS. COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO

    May 30, 2019 |  San Diego County

    Before the Court is Plaintiffs David Blackburn and 151 LLC's reserved motions in limine or, in the alternative, motion for judgment on the pleadings and motion for nonsuit, and Defendant County of San Diego's request that Plaintiffs recover nothing and for judgment in its favor. The Court read and consider...

  • WEBB VS FCA US LLC

    May 09, 2019 |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff's Motion for Attorneys' Fees, Costs, and Expenses is granted, in part. Plaintiff is awarded attorneys' fees in the amount of $109,010.50 and costs and expenses in the amount of $30,135.69. All evidentiary objections are overruled.

    A buyer who prevails in a Song-Beverly case is entitled to...

  • JOHNSON VS. HUFFMAN

    Jan 03, 2019 |  San Diego County

    David Huffman, Richard Turner, Manuel Altamirano, David Kinney, and David Smiljkovich's (collectively "Defendants") motion for attorney fees is granted.

    A defendant who prevails in a derivative suit may obtain reasonable attorney fees from a bond posted under Corporations Code section 800. (Donner ...

  • ALBRITTON VS. MCMANN

    Dec 20, 2018 |  San Diego County

    The court GRANTS Plaintiff's Motion to Enforce Settlement and DENIES Defendant's Motion to Set Aside Settlement, as follows:

    Plaintiff has met his burden to show the settlement between the parties, entered into orally before the court on December 23, 2014, and as modified by the written First Amend...

  • JOHNSON VS. HUFFMAN

    Nov 15, 2018 |  San Diego County

    Anthony Johnson's ("Johnson") Motion for New Trial and to Set Aside and Vacate Judgment is DENIED. As a preliminary matter, the court finds that Johnson failed to support his claims with affidavits and proper citations to the court minutes, as statutorily required. (See Code of Civ. Proc., § 658.) Notwiths...

  • JOHNSON VS. HUFFMAN

    Nov 15, 2018 |  San Diego County

    Anthony Johnson's Motion for Release of Bond is DENIED.

    Johnson argues that $50,000 bond he voluntarily posted should be released because the purpose of the bond is no longer in force and effect. He argues its purpose was abandoned before liability was incurred. Also, Johnson was unnecessarily post...

  • SZIEBOLD VS ALBERTSONS LLC

    Nov 01, 2018 |  San Diego County

    1. Albertsons, LLC's ("Albertsons") motion for new trial is denied.

    A motion for new trial based on irregularity in the proceedings and an abuse of discretion applies to "any departure by the court from the due and orderly method of disposition of an action by which the substantial rights of a part...

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