ROSE DIPLOMAT LLC VS MARY NELSON ET AL

Case No.: BC687057    

[TENTATIVE] ORDER RE: MOTION TO VACATE ARBITRATION AWARD

On December 18, 2017, Plaintiff Rose Diplomat, LLC (“Plaintiff”) filed this action against Defendants Mary Nelsen, Emily Paine, Franklin Paine, Julianna Paine Fritz, Donald Stratton, Christine Stratton, Raymond Weamer, Joan Weamer, Pamela Hanover, Thomas Banning, Jr., William L. Banning, Patricia Hanover, Margaret Parker, Norah Gail Forgues, Terry R. Parker, and Gary W. Parker (collectively, “Defendants”) regarding rent readjustment to be determined by three appraisers pursuant to the rules of the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”). The parties conducted the arbitration. Plaintiff then filed this motion to vacate the arbitration award based on alleged misconduct by one of the three arbitrators.

BACKGROUND FACTS

On January 22, 2018, a representative of AAA notified the parties that David Gribin was invited to serve as a neutral in the matter. (Rochman Decl., Ex. 2.) On January ........