CLEVE PELL VS THE MONTEBELLO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT ET AL

Case No.: BC679686     Track Rulings In Case

SUBJECT: Motion to Disqualify Counsel

Moving Party: Plaintiff Cleve Pell

Resp. Party: Defendants The Montebello Unified School District and The Montebello Unified School District Board of Education

The motion to disqualify Defendants’ counsel is DENIED.

BACKGROUND:

Plaintiff Cleve Pell filed suit on October 16, 2017 against Defendants The Montebello Unified School District and The Montebello Unified School District Board of Education for Injunctive Relief to Restrain Illegal Expenditure and Waste of Public Funds and Resources pursuant to California Code of Civil Procedure section 526a.

On January 23, 2019, Defendants filed an ex parte application for a trial continuance and included a declaration of a third party, Dr. Mark Skvarna, whose unavailability created the basis for the continuance. (Defendant’s Ex Parte Application to Continue Trial, p. 2:18-19; Skvarna Declaration.)

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