Update (February 12, 2016): California lawyer, Steven Lobbin, the sanctioned lawyer (see earlier posts, below), sought appellate relief (his voluminous brief, here, and the response, here) and, this week, got none. Will Aviva Sports, Inc. or its lawyers finally get the sanctions award???
Update (December 19, 2014): Without comment, a generous reader took the time to send Minnesota Litigator a few documents related to the case, described below (here and here). The first represents that Eclipse Group finally paid the sanction fees ordered against it. The second represents a different case in which additional misconduct of the Eclipse Group law firm is alleged in a separate case.
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Update (November 19, 2014): Should the sanctioned lawyer and his sanctioned law firm get some kind of “bonus points” for effort or for the creativity for their response to the latest motion brought against them to pay up on the sanction levied against them last summer, described below? What are they thinking? (more…)