The Honorable Ronald F. Frazier

San Diego County Superior Court, Department SD-65

Biography

Hon. Ronald F. Frazier is a judge for the Superior Court of San Diego County in California. He was appointed by former governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on January 22, 2009, filling a vacancy created by the resignation of Judge Michael M. Anello.

Frazier earned a B.A. from California State University, Fullerton in 1977. He then received a J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law in 1982.

Frazier began his legal career in 1982. He worked as an associate for Jones & Mullen until 1985, when he joined Mullen, Dofflemyre & Frazier as a shareholder. Then, in 1989, he served as shareholder and director for Shifflet, Walters, Kane & Konoske, a position he held until he became a partner for Walters, Frazier, Caietti, Rutan & Lopez in 1998. From 2000 to 2009, Frazier worked as an attorney in his own private practice, where he specialized in mediation, arbitration, and serious personal-injury cases. At this time, he also served as counsel for Dietz, Gilmore & Associates.

Frazier is a former president and director of the San Diego Inn of Court.

He is registered to vote as a Democrat.

Recent Rulings by Hon. Ronald F. Frazier

  • CAROL ANN HOWARD AS TRUSTEE OF THE ANDREW MILLS TRUST VS ALBENCE & ASSOCIATES APC

     |  San Diego County

    The court previously granted Plaintiff's request, as stipulated by Defendants, to bifurcate issues of standing with regard to Defendants' summary judgment motions. (ROA 380.) Hearing on issues of standing is currently set for January 29, 2021. Accordingly, for purposes of this ruling, the court has assumed...

  • JOSE ALBERTO MORA GARCIA VS. SOUTH BEACH BAR & GRILLE INC

     |  San Diego County

    The court has reviewed Plaintiff Jose Alberto Mora Garcia's Motion for Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement.

    The court did not find evidence of Plaintiff's submission of the proposed settlement to the Labor & Workforce Development Agency, as required by Code. (Lab. Code 2699(l)(2).) Acco...

  • PALMER VS PALMER

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff's motions to compel further responses to form interrogatories and further responses to demand for production of documents are DENIED. (ROA 36, 39.)

    Defendant asserts the motions are untimely and should be denied on these grounds. Defendant further asserts no separate statement of objectio...

  • CAPITAL ONE BANK USA NA VS GUBA

     |  San Diego County

    Attorney Stanley Jacobs' unopposed Motion to be Relieved as Counsel for Defendant Sheryl L. Guba is GRANTED. (ROA 26.)

    Attorney Jacobs filed, but did not lodge, a partially completed proposed order as required by court rules, and the hearing/trial dates identified in the proposed order are no longe...

  • MABVAX THERAPEUTICS HOLDINGS INC VS HONING [E-FILE]

     |  San Diego County

    Pro Hac Vice Application

    Attorney Aaron J. Gold's unopposed Application for Admission Pro Hac Vice for Defendants John O'Rourke III and ATC Capital, LLC is GRANTED. (ROA 440.)

    Counsel is reminded that an attorney whose application to appear as counsel pro hac vice has been granted shall pay...

  • VALERIE RAE CECHVALA VS. FCA US LLC

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff's Motion for Attorney Fees is GRANTED IN PART. (ROA 106.)

    As a preliminary matter, Defendant has provided this court with a copy of the trial court's ruling in William McCullough v. FCA, San Diego Superior Court Case No. 37-2015-00013501. (Tcheng Decl., Exh. D.) Defendant cites this trial...

  • DVORAK VS CITY OF SAN DIEGO

     |  San Diego County

    Defendant City of San Diego's Motion for Summary Judgment is GRANTED. (ROA 40.) Plaintiff asserts she tripped and fell on a broken section of sidewalk outside of the Mingei Museum located in Balboa Park. City asserts it is immune from Plaintiff's claims on the basis of trail immunity. (Govt. Code § 831.4(b...

  • LAMON VS UNITED SERVICES AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff's Motion to Compel Responses from Defendant USAA Casualty Insurance Company to Request for Production No. 44 is DENIED. (ROA 54.)

    Plaintiff seeks production of "All deposition summaries relative to Karin Lamon's claim with USAA, whether prepared by USAA or anyone at the Law Offices of Kee...

  • AMERICAN RECOVERY SERVICE INCORPORATED VS SAMUEL GARCIA

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff's unopposed Motion to Amend the Default Judgment is GRANTED. (ROA 35.) The court finds the default judgment should be amended to reflect a principal amount of damages of $42,533.61. (Code Civ. Proc. § 473(d).) The prejudgment interest of $10,720.76 and costs of $571.00 remain unchanged.

    T...

  • OUTDOOR WORLD RV PARK INC VS ANTHONY MARINO

     |  San Diego County

    Judgment Creditor Anthony Marino's Motion to Add Judgment Debtor or in the Alternative Set Aside Fraudulent Transfer is DENIED. (ROA 102.)

    The court finds neither the alter ego theory nor successor corporation liability is a sufficient basis on which to add "Majorem LLC" to the default judgment her...

  • JAG1 CONNECTIONS LLC VS SYMETRA LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY

     |  San Diego County

    Petitioner JAG1 Connections, LLC's First Amended Petition for Approval for Transfer of Structured Settlement Payment Rights is DENIED. (ROA 9.)

    As a preliminary matter, there are evidentiary issues with the Petition. Nearly all facts relevant to the petition were provided not by the payee Michael L...

  • MORENO VS PROVIDENCE GROUP INC [E-FILE]

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiffs' Motion for Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement Agreement is GRANTED. (ROA 56.)

    The final approval hearing is scheduled for May 28, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. in this department. Plaintiffs' motion for attorney's fees is also scheduled for May 28, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. in this department....

  • TORRES VS ALBA

     |  San Diego County

    Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment, or Alternatively for Summary Adjudication, is DENIED. (ROA 126.)

    Defendants argue Plaintiff's injuries were caused entirely by her own negligence. However, the court finds there are material issues of disputed fact as to causation, including but not limited ...

  • MABVAX THERAPEUTICS HOLDINGS INC VS HONING [E-FILE]

     |  San Diego County

    Pro Hac Vice Application

    Attorney Aaron J. Gold's unopposed Application for Admission Pro Hac Vice for Defendants John O'Rourke III and ATC Capital, LLC is GRANTED. (ROA 440.)

    Counsel is reminded that an attorney whose application to appear as counsel pro hac vice has been granted shall pay...

  • CAPITAL ONE BANK USA NA VS GUBA

     |  San Diego County

    Attorney Stanley Jacobs' unopposed Motion to be Relieved as Counsel for Defendant Sheryl L. Guba is GRANTED. (ROA 26.)

    Attorney Jacobs filed, but did not lodge, a partially completed proposed order as required by court rules, and the hearing/trial dates identified in the proposed order are no longe...

  • HAILE VS BETTER BUZZ COFFEE COMPANY [E-FILE]

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff Jovana Haile's Motion for Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement is GRANTED. (ROA 48.)

    The court has reviewed Plaintiff's counsel's supplemental declaration confirming the proposed settlement was submitted to the Labor and Workforce Development Agency on October 21, 2020. (ROA 58...

  • TORRES VS ALBA

     |  San Diego County

    Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment, or Alternatively for Summary Adjudication, is DENIED. (ROA 126.)

    Defendants argue Plaintiff's injuries were caused entirely by her own negligence. However, the court finds there are material issues of disputed fact as to causation, including but not limited ...

  • JOHNSTON VS RAINBOW BRIDGE INVESTMENT CORPORATION

     |  San Diego County

    Cross-Defendant Big Block Realty, Inc.'s Demurrer to Rainbow Bridge Investment Corporation's First Amended Cross-Complaint is OVERRULED. (ROA 103.) The challenged cross-claims are sufficiently alleged to survive demurrer.

    ...

  • CORMIER VS VIVINT SOLAR INC

     |  San Diego County

    Defendants' Motion to Compel Plaintiffs to Provide Further Responses to Special Interrogatories [Set Two], and Motion to Compel Plaintiffs to Provide Further Responses to Requests for Production of Documents [Set Two] and Requests for Production of Documents [Set Three] are DENIED. (ROA 78, 82.)

    Wh...

  • NGUYEN VS. 9730 - 50 CUYAMACA LLC

     |  San Diego County

    Defendants' motion to set aside defaults is granted. (ROA 101.) The Court finds the default occurred due to the mistake, inadvertence, surprise and excusable neglect of Franco Simone, Esq., counsel for Defendants. The Court sets aside the defaults entered against Defendants Loc Nguyen Corp dba Payless Real...

  • CORMIER VS VIVINT SOLAR INC

     |  San Diego County

    Defendants' Motion to Compel Plaintiffs to Provide Further Responses to Special Interrogatories [Set Two], and Motion to Compel Plaintiffs to Provide Further Responses to Requests for Production of Documents [Set Two] and Requests for Production of Documents [Set Three] are DENIED. (ROA 78, 82.)

    Wh...

  • JOSE ALBERTO MORA GARCIA VS. SOUTH BEACH BAR & GRILLE INC

     |  San Diego County

    On July 17, 2020, the court set Plaintiff's motion for preliminary approval for November 20, 2020. Plaintiffs did not file their moving until November 12, 2020. As such, they are late and the court has not had adequate time to consider the papers.

    The court, on its own motion, orders hearing on Pla...

  • ALLEN VS JPMORGAN CHASE BANK NA

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff Robert Allen's Motion for Preliminary Injunction is ordered off calendar. (ROA 20.) Plaintiff has withdrawn the motion. (ROA 26.)

    Plaintiff filed a Notice of Withdrawal of the motion on October 22, 2020. However, this is not a proper means of withdrawing a motion in San Diego Superior Cou...

  • MARTINEZ VS ONGUARD (KEMPER) [E-FILE]

     |  San Diego County

    Defendant Geico's Motion for Summary Judgment is GRANTED. (ROA 46.)

    Geico has presented uncontroverted evidence that the vehicle that Plaintiff Jessica Martinez was driving when she was involved in an auto accident with Thomas Taylor, a 2012 Honda Accord, was not listed on Plaintiff Susan Martinez'...

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Recent Rulings by Hon. Ronald F. Frazier

  • CAROL ANN HOWARD AS TRUSTEE OF THE ANDREW MILLS TRUST VS ALBENCE & ASSOCIATES APC

     |  San Diego County

    The court previously granted Plaintiff's request, as stipulated by Defendants, to bifurcate issues of standing with regard to Defendants' summary judgment motions. (ROA 380.) Hearing on issues of standing is currently set for January 29, 2021. Accordingly, for purposes of this ruling, the court has assumed...

  • JOSE ALBERTO MORA GARCIA VS. SOUTH BEACH BAR & GRILLE INC

     |  San Diego County

    The court has reviewed Plaintiff Jose Alberto Mora Garcia's Motion for Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement.

    The court did not find evidence of Plaintiff's submission of the proposed settlement to the Labor & Workforce Development Agency, as required by Code. (Lab. Code 2699(l)(2).) Acco...

  • PALMER VS PALMER

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff's motions to compel further responses to form interrogatories and further responses to demand for production of documents are DENIED. (ROA 36, 39.)

    Defendant asserts the motions are untimely and should be denied on these grounds. Defendant further asserts no separate statement of objectio...

  • CAPITAL ONE BANK USA NA VS GUBA

     |  San Diego County

    Attorney Stanley Jacobs' unopposed Motion to be Relieved as Counsel for Defendant Sheryl L. Guba is GRANTED. (ROA 26.)

    Attorney Jacobs filed, but did not lodge, a partially completed proposed order as required by court rules, and the hearing/trial dates identified in the proposed order are no longe...

  • MABVAX THERAPEUTICS HOLDINGS INC VS HONING [E-FILE]

     |  San Diego County

    Pro Hac Vice Application

    Attorney Aaron J. Gold's unopposed Application for Admission Pro Hac Vice for Defendants John O'Rourke III and ATC Capital, LLC is GRANTED. (ROA 440.)

    Counsel is reminded that an attorney whose application to appear as counsel pro hac vice has been granted shall pay...

  • VALERIE RAE CECHVALA VS. FCA US LLC

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff's Motion for Attorney Fees is GRANTED IN PART. (ROA 106.)

    As a preliminary matter, Defendant has provided this court with a copy of the trial court's ruling in William McCullough v. FCA, San Diego Superior Court Case No. 37-2015-00013501. (Tcheng Decl., Exh. D.) Defendant cites this trial...

  • DVORAK VS CITY OF SAN DIEGO

     |  San Diego County

    Defendant City of San Diego's Motion for Summary Judgment is GRANTED. (ROA 40.) Plaintiff asserts she tripped and fell on a broken section of sidewalk outside of the Mingei Museum located in Balboa Park. City asserts it is immune from Plaintiff's claims on the basis of trail immunity. (Govt. Code § 831.4(b...

  • LAMON VS UNITED SERVICES AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff's Motion to Compel Responses from Defendant USAA Casualty Insurance Company to Request for Production No. 44 is DENIED. (ROA 54.)

    Plaintiff seeks production of "All deposition summaries relative to Karin Lamon's claim with USAA, whether prepared by USAA or anyone at the Law Offices of Kee...

  • AMERICAN RECOVERY SERVICE INCORPORATED VS SAMUEL GARCIA

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff's unopposed Motion to Amend the Default Judgment is GRANTED. (ROA 35.) The court finds the default judgment should be amended to reflect a principal amount of damages of $42,533.61. (Code Civ. Proc. § 473(d).) The prejudgment interest of $10,720.76 and costs of $571.00 remain unchanged.

    T...

  • OUTDOOR WORLD RV PARK INC VS ANTHONY MARINO

     |  San Diego County

    Judgment Creditor Anthony Marino's Motion to Add Judgment Debtor or in the Alternative Set Aside Fraudulent Transfer is DENIED. (ROA 102.)

    The court finds neither the alter ego theory nor successor corporation liability is a sufficient basis on which to add "Majorem LLC" to the default judgment her...

  • JAG1 CONNECTIONS LLC VS SYMETRA LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY

     |  San Diego County

    Petitioner JAG1 Connections, LLC's First Amended Petition for Approval for Transfer of Structured Settlement Payment Rights is DENIED. (ROA 9.)

    As a preliminary matter, there are evidentiary issues with the Petition. Nearly all facts relevant to the petition were provided not by the payee Michael L...

  • MORENO VS PROVIDENCE GROUP INC [E-FILE]

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiffs' Motion for Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement Agreement is GRANTED. (ROA 56.)

    The final approval hearing is scheduled for May 28, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. in this department. Plaintiffs' motion for attorney's fees is also scheduled for May 28, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. in this department....

  • TORRES VS ALBA

     |  San Diego County

    Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment, or Alternatively for Summary Adjudication, is DENIED. (ROA 126.)

    Defendants argue Plaintiff's injuries were caused entirely by her own negligence. However, the court finds there are material issues of disputed fact as to causation, including but not limited ...

  • MABVAX THERAPEUTICS HOLDINGS INC VS HONING [E-FILE]

     |  San Diego County

    Pro Hac Vice Application

    Attorney Aaron J. Gold's unopposed Application for Admission Pro Hac Vice for Defendants John O'Rourke III and ATC Capital, LLC is GRANTED. (ROA 440.)

    Counsel is reminded that an attorney whose application to appear as counsel pro hac vice has been granted shall pay...

  • CAPITAL ONE BANK USA NA VS GUBA

     |  San Diego County

    Attorney Stanley Jacobs' unopposed Motion to be Relieved as Counsel for Defendant Sheryl L. Guba is GRANTED. (ROA 26.)

    Attorney Jacobs filed, but did not lodge, a partially completed proposed order as required by court rules, and the hearing/trial dates identified in the proposed order are no longe...

  • HAILE VS BETTER BUZZ COFFEE COMPANY [E-FILE]

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff Jovana Haile's Motion for Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement is GRANTED. (ROA 48.)

    The court has reviewed Plaintiff's counsel's supplemental declaration confirming the proposed settlement was submitted to the Labor and Workforce Development Agency on October 21, 2020. (ROA 58...

  • TORRES VS ALBA

     |  San Diego County

    Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment, or Alternatively for Summary Adjudication, is DENIED. (ROA 126.)

    Defendants argue Plaintiff's injuries were caused entirely by her own negligence. However, the court finds there are material issues of disputed fact as to causation, including but not limited ...

  • JOHNSTON VS RAINBOW BRIDGE INVESTMENT CORPORATION

     |  San Diego County

    Cross-Defendant Big Block Realty, Inc.'s Demurrer to Rainbow Bridge Investment Corporation's First Amended Cross-Complaint is OVERRULED. (ROA 103.) The challenged cross-claims are sufficiently alleged to survive demurrer.

    ...

  • CORMIER VS VIVINT SOLAR INC

     |  San Diego County

    Defendants' Motion to Compel Plaintiffs to Provide Further Responses to Special Interrogatories [Set Two], and Motion to Compel Plaintiffs to Provide Further Responses to Requests for Production of Documents [Set Two] and Requests for Production of Documents [Set Three] are DENIED. (ROA 78, 82.)

    Wh...

  • NGUYEN VS. 9730 - 50 CUYAMACA LLC

     |  San Diego County

    Defendants' motion to set aside defaults is granted. (ROA 101.) The Court finds the default occurred due to the mistake, inadvertence, surprise and excusable neglect of Franco Simone, Esq., counsel for Defendants. The Court sets aside the defaults entered against Defendants Loc Nguyen Corp dba Payless Real...

  • CORMIER VS VIVINT SOLAR INC

     |  San Diego County

    Defendants' Motion to Compel Plaintiffs to Provide Further Responses to Special Interrogatories [Set Two], and Motion to Compel Plaintiffs to Provide Further Responses to Requests for Production of Documents [Set Two] and Requests for Production of Documents [Set Three] are DENIED. (ROA 78, 82.)

    Wh...

  • JOSE ALBERTO MORA GARCIA VS. SOUTH BEACH BAR & GRILLE INC

     |  San Diego County

    On July 17, 2020, the court set Plaintiff's motion for preliminary approval for November 20, 2020. Plaintiffs did not file their moving until November 12, 2020. As such, they are late and the court has not had adequate time to consider the papers.

    The court, on its own motion, orders hearing on Pla...

  • ALLEN VS JPMORGAN CHASE BANK NA

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff Robert Allen's Motion for Preliminary Injunction is ordered off calendar. (ROA 20.) Plaintiff has withdrawn the motion. (ROA 26.)

    Plaintiff filed a Notice of Withdrawal of the motion on October 22, 2020. However, this is not a proper means of withdrawing a motion in San Diego Superior Cou...

  • MARTINEZ VS ONGUARD (KEMPER) [E-FILE]

     |  San Diego County

    Defendant Geico's Motion for Summary Judgment is GRANTED. (ROA 46.)

    Geico has presented uncontroverted evidence that the vehicle that Plaintiff Jessica Martinez was driving when she was involved in an auto accident with Thomas Taylor, a 2012 Honda Accord, was not listed on Plaintiff Susan Martinez'...

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