The Honorable Richard E. L. Strauss

San Diego County Superior Court, Department SD-75

Thumbnail of judge report

Discover if Hon. Strauss is the right judge for your case based on their ruling history. Stop making 170.6 decisions blindly. See a report sample

Download Hon. Strauss Report

Biography

The Hon. Richard E. L. Strauss is a judge for the Superior Court of San Diego County in California. He was appointed to the bench by former governor Pete Wilson on October 12, 1995, filling a vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. Alpha Montgomery.

Strauss attended Stanford University, where he earned a B.S. in 1963 and an M.S. in 1964. He then received a J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law in 1968.

He began his legal career as assistant corporate counsel for Travelodge International, Inc. in 1970.

Then, in 1972, he joined the Office of the United States Attorney as an assistant U.S. Attorney. He held that position for four years, eventually leaving to serve as president of Strauss, Kissane & Cook.

Strauss spends his free time golfing.

Recent Rulings by Hon. Richard E. L. Strauss

  • NGUYEN VS CALI CONSTRUCTION CO [E-FILE]

    Jul 24, 2020 |  San Diego County

    On the court's own motion, Plaintiff's motions to compel are continued to August 7, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in this Department.

    ...

  • NGUYEN VS CALI CONSTRUCTION CO [E-FILE]

    Jul 24, 2020 |  San Diego County

    On the court's own motion, Plaintiff's motions to compel are continued to August 7, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in this Department.

    ...

  • JOHNSON VS MENDOZA

    Jul 24, 2020 |  San Diego County

    On the court's own motion, Defendant's motion to compel is continued to August 7, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in this Department.

    ...

  • HOSSEINIAN VS TEMBI

    Jul 24, 2020 |  San Diego County

    On the court's own motion, Defendant's motion to compel is continued to August 7, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in this Department.

    ...

  • NGUYEN VS CALI CONSTRUCTION CO [E-FILE]

    Jul 24, 2020 |  San Diego County

    On the court's own motion, Plaintiff's motions to compel are continued to August 7, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in this Department.

    ...

  • VELASCO VS THE CROSBY ESTATE AT RANCHO SANTA FE MASTER ASSOCIATION [E-FILE]

    Jul 24, 2020 |  San Diego County

    On the court's own motion, Defendant's motions to compel are continued to August 7, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in this Department.

    ...

  • JAZMIN GONZALEZ VS SUNNY HILLS AUTO SALES INC

    Jul 24, 2020 |  San Diego County

    On the court's own motion, the motion to confirm the arbitration award and the motion to be relieved as counsel are continued to August 7, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in this Department.

    ...

  • WIMBERLY VS NEUTRON HOLDINGS INC [E-FILE]

    Jul 24, 2020 |  San Diego County

    On the court's own motion, Defendant's motion to compel arbitration is continued to August 7, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in this department.

    ...

  • JOHNSON VS MENDOZA

    Jul 24, 2020 |  San Diego County

    On the court's own motion, Defendant's motion to compel is continued to August 7, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in this Department.

    ...

  • PINALES VS SUNLIGHT FINANCIAL LLC

    Jul 24, 2020 |  San Diego County

    On the court's own motion, Defendant's demurrer and motion to strike are continued to August 7, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in this department.

    ...

  • WIMBERLY VS NEUTRON HOLDINGS INC [E-FILE]

    Jul 24, 2020 |  San Diego County

    On the court's own motion, Defendant's motion to compel arbitration is continued to August 7, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in this department.

    ...

  • NGUYEN VS CALI CONSTRUCTION CO [E-FILE]

    Jul 24, 2020 |  San Diego County

    On the court's own motion, Plaintiff's motions to compel are continued to August 7, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in this Department.

    ...

  • VELASCO VS THE CROSBY ESTATE AT RANCHO SANTA FE MASTER ASSOCIATION [E-FILE]

    Jul 24, 2020 |  San Diego County

    On the court's own motion, Defendant's motions to compel are continued to August 7, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in this Department.

    ...

  • BOUGUERBA VS BERNIER

    Jul 23, 2020 |  San Diego County

    Defendants Paul Turino, Alan Maiss, James Jalil, John Zoraian, Greg Zoraian, Greg Doyle, Paul Roben, Nishal Mohan, and Mario Diez's Demurrer to Plaintiff's Third Amended Complaint is overruled. The complaint alleges sufficient facts to state the claims pled as to these Defendants. Defendants have until Aug...

  • HOSMI VS CITY OF SAN DIEGO

    Jul 23, 2020 |  San Diego County

    Cross-Defendant Pullman Communications, Inc.'s Motion for Order of Protection is granted. As a preliminary matter, the court finds the motion was timely filed.

    Code of Civil Proc. § 2025.420(b)(4) states, "The court, for good cause shown, may make any order that justice requires to protect any part...

  • CALIFORNIA MARINE CLEANING INC VS J HARRIS INDUSTRIAL WATER TREATMENT INC

    Jul 23, 2020 |  San Diego County

    Defendant Pentair Water Treatment (Ohio) Company's Motion for Determination of Good Faith Settlement is granted. This determination bars any other joint tortfeasor or co-obligor from any further claims against the Defendant Pentair for equitable comparative contribution or partial or comparative indemnity ...

  • ASSOCIATED GENERAL CONTRACTORS OF AMERICA, SAN DIEGO CHAPTER, INC VS. THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA

    Jul 23, 2020 |  San Diego County

    Defendant State of California's Demurrer to the First Amended Complaint is sustained without leave to amend

    First Cause of Action – Violation of Article XI, Section 5(a)

    The demurrer to the first cause of action is sustained without leave to amend. As a preliminary matter, this cause of act...

  • HOSMI VS CITY OF SAN DIEGO

    Jul 23, 2020 |  San Diego County

    Cross-Defendant Pullman Communications, Inc.'s Motion for Order of Protection is granted. As a preliminary matter, the court finds the motion was timely filed.

    Code of Civil Proc. § 2025.420(b)(4) states, "The court, for good cause shown, may make any order that justice requires to protect any part...

  • CALIFORNIA MARINE CLEANING INC VS J HARRIS INDUSTRIAL WATER TREATMENT INC

    Jul 16, 2020 |  San Diego County

    Defendant Pentair Water Treatment (Ohio) Company's Motion for Determination of Good Faith Settlement is denied without prejudice. This motion was originally scheduled for April 3, 2020. The hearing was vacated due the court's COVID closure. At a status conference on June 16, 2020, the court re-set the moti...

  • DELGADO VS KANE

    Jul 16, 2020 |  San Diego County

    Defendants Wendy Kane and Pensco Trust Company Custodian FBO Alan Bakst's Motion to Expunge Lis Pendens is granted.

    Cal. Code Civil Proc. § 405.32 states in pertinent part, "the court shall order that the notice be expunged if the court finds that the claimant has not established by a preponderance...

  • GINA G CASTILLO VS. EQUITY 1 FINANCIAL

    Jul 16, 2020 |  San Diego County

    Proposed Intervenor DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR PFCA HOME EQUITY INVESTMENT TRUST CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2003-IFC4's Motion to Intervene and Expunge Lis Pendens is granted in part and denied in part.

    The motion to intervene is denied. Deutsche Bank has not provided any author...

  • DAVID ROWLAND VS MERCEDES-BENZ USA LLC

    Jul 16, 2020 |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff David Rowland's Motion for Fees and Costs is granted in part and denied in part. It is undisputed that Plaintiff is the prevailing party for the purposes of this motion and is entitled to an award of attorney's fees per statute.

    The trial court must first determine a "touchstone" or "lode...

  • CARMICHAEL VS WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK FA

    Jul 16, 2020 |  San Diego County

    Cross-complainants' Motion for Preliminary Injunction is granted.

    In deciding whether to issue a preliminary injunction the court considers the likelihood that the plaintiff will prevail on the merits at trial and the interim harm that the plaintiff is likely to sustain if the injunction were denie...

  • SCHADECK VS LEE

    Jul 16, 2020 |  San Diego County

    Cross-Defendants Sherry Schadeck and Kathleen Greco's unopposed Demurrer to Cross-complainants' First Amended Complaint is sustained without leave to amend.

    Plaintiffs Sherry Schadeck and Kathleen Greco's Motion to Compel for Order Compelling Responses, without Objections to Form Interrogatories Se...

  • See More Results

Recent Rulings by Hon. Richard E. L. Strauss

  • NGUYEN VS CALI CONSTRUCTION CO [E-FILE]

    Jul 24, 2020 |  San Diego County

    On the court's own motion, Plaintiff's motions to compel are continued to August 7, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in this Department.

    ...

  • NGUYEN VS CALI CONSTRUCTION CO [E-FILE]

    Jul 24, 2020 |  San Diego County

    On the court's own motion, Plaintiff's motions to compel are continued to August 7, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in this Department.

    ...

  • JOHNSON VS MENDOZA

    Jul 24, 2020 |  San Diego County

    On the court's own motion, Defendant's motion to compel is continued to August 7, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in this Department.

    ...

  • HOSSEINIAN VS TEMBI

    Jul 24, 2020 |  San Diego County

    On the court's own motion, Defendant's motion to compel is continued to August 7, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in this Department.

    ...

  • NGUYEN VS CALI CONSTRUCTION CO [E-FILE]

    Jul 24, 2020 |  San Diego County

    On the court's own motion, Plaintiff's motions to compel are continued to August 7, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in this Department.

    ...

  • VELASCO VS THE CROSBY ESTATE AT RANCHO SANTA FE MASTER ASSOCIATION [E-FILE]

    Jul 24, 2020 |  San Diego County

    On the court's own motion, Defendant's motions to compel are continued to August 7, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in this Department.

    ...

  • JAZMIN GONZALEZ VS SUNNY HILLS AUTO SALES INC

    Jul 24, 2020 |  San Diego County

    On the court's own motion, the motion to confirm the arbitration award and the motion to be relieved as counsel are continued to August 7, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in this Department.

    ...

  • WIMBERLY VS NEUTRON HOLDINGS INC [E-FILE]

    Jul 24, 2020 |  San Diego County

    On the court's own motion, Defendant's motion to compel arbitration is continued to August 7, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in this department.

    ...

  • JOHNSON VS MENDOZA

    Jul 24, 2020 |  San Diego County

    On the court's own motion, Defendant's motion to compel is continued to August 7, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in this Department.

    ...

  • PINALES VS SUNLIGHT FINANCIAL LLC

    Jul 24, 2020 |  San Diego County

    On the court's own motion, Defendant's demurrer and motion to strike are continued to August 7, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in this department.

    ...

  • WIMBERLY VS NEUTRON HOLDINGS INC [E-FILE]

    Jul 24, 2020 |  San Diego County

    On the court's own motion, Defendant's motion to compel arbitration is continued to August 7, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in this department.

    ...

  • NGUYEN VS CALI CONSTRUCTION CO [E-FILE]

    Jul 24, 2020 |  San Diego County

    On the court's own motion, Plaintiff's motions to compel are continued to August 7, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in this Department.

    ...

  • VELASCO VS THE CROSBY ESTATE AT RANCHO SANTA FE MASTER ASSOCIATION [E-FILE]

    Jul 24, 2020 |  San Diego County

    On the court's own motion, Defendant's motions to compel are continued to August 7, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in this Department.

    ...

  • BOUGUERBA VS BERNIER

    Jul 23, 2020 |  San Diego County

    Defendants Paul Turino, Alan Maiss, James Jalil, John Zoraian, Greg Zoraian, Greg Doyle, Paul Roben, Nishal Mohan, and Mario Diez's Demurrer to Plaintiff's Third Amended Complaint is overruled. The complaint alleges sufficient facts to state the claims pled as to these Defendants. Defendants have until Aug...

  • HOSMI VS CITY OF SAN DIEGO

    Jul 23, 2020 |  San Diego County

    Cross-Defendant Pullman Communications, Inc.'s Motion for Order of Protection is granted. As a preliminary matter, the court finds the motion was timely filed.

    Code of Civil Proc. § 2025.420(b)(4) states, "The court, for good cause shown, may make any order that justice requires to protect any part...

  • CALIFORNIA MARINE CLEANING INC VS J HARRIS INDUSTRIAL WATER TREATMENT INC

    Jul 23, 2020 |  San Diego County

    Defendant Pentair Water Treatment (Ohio) Company's Motion for Determination of Good Faith Settlement is granted. This determination bars any other joint tortfeasor or co-obligor from any further claims against the Defendant Pentair for equitable comparative contribution or partial or comparative indemnity ...

  • ASSOCIATED GENERAL CONTRACTORS OF AMERICA, SAN DIEGO CHAPTER, INC VS. THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA

    Jul 23, 2020 |  San Diego County

    Defendant State of California's Demurrer to the First Amended Complaint is sustained without leave to amend

    First Cause of Action – Violation of Article XI, Section 5(a)

    The demurrer to the first cause of action is sustained without leave to amend. As a preliminary matter, this cause of act...

  • HOSMI VS CITY OF SAN DIEGO

    Jul 23, 2020 |  San Diego County

    Cross-Defendant Pullman Communications, Inc.'s Motion for Order of Protection is granted. As a preliminary matter, the court finds the motion was timely filed.

    Code of Civil Proc. § 2025.420(b)(4) states, "The court, for good cause shown, may make any order that justice requires to protect any part...

  • CALIFORNIA MARINE CLEANING INC VS J HARRIS INDUSTRIAL WATER TREATMENT INC

    Jul 16, 2020 |  San Diego County

    Defendant Pentair Water Treatment (Ohio) Company's Motion for Determination of Good Faith Settlement is denied without prejudice. This motion was originally scheduled for April 3, 2020. The hearing was vacated due the court's COVID closure. At a status conference on June 16, 2020, the court re-set the moti...

  • DELGADO VS KANE

    Jul 16, 2020 |  San Diego County

    Defendants Wendy Kane and Pensco Trust Company Custodian FBO Alan Bakst's Motion to Expunge Lis Pendens is granted.

    Cal. Code Civil Proc. § 405.32 states in pertinent part, "the court shall order that the notice be expunged if the court finds that the claimant has not established by a preponderance...

  • GINA G CASTILLO VS. EQUITY 1 FINANCIAL

    Jul 16, 2020 |  San Diego County

    Proposed Intervenor DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR PFCA HOME EQUITY INVESTMENT TRUST CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2003-IFC4's Motion to Intervene and Expunge Lis Pendens is granted in part and denied in part.

    The motion to intervene is denied. Deutsche Bank has not provided any author...

  • DAVID ROWLAND VS MERCEDES-BENZ USA LLC

    Jul 16, 2020 |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff David Rowland's Motion for Fees and Costs is granted in part and denied in part. It is undisputed that Plaintiff is the prevailing party for the purposes of this motion and is entitled to an award of attorney's fees per statute.

    The trial court must first determine a "touchstone" or "lode...

  • CARMICHAEL VS WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK FA

    Jul 16, 2020 |  San Diego County

    Cross-complainants' Motion for Preliminary Injunction is granted.

    In deciding whether to issue a preliminary injunction the court considers the likelihood that the plaintiff will prevail on the merits at trial and the interim harm that the plaintiff is likely to sustain if the injunction were denie...

  • SCHADECK VS LEE

    Jul 16, 2020 |  San Diego County

    Cross-Defendants Sherry Schadeck and Kathleen Greco's unopposed Demurrer to Cross-complainants' First Amended Complaint is sustained without leave to amend.

    Plaintiffs Sherry Schadeck and Kathleen Greco's Motion to Compel for Order Compelling Responses, without Objections to Form Interrogatories Se...

  • See More Results

For full print and download access, please subscribe at https://www.trellis.law/.

Please wait a moment while we gather your results.