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Bar Wins Dismissal of Claims by Ex-Director

Posted By Administration, Tuesday, April 12, 2016

An arbitrator on Friday dismissed wrongful-termination claims filed by Joe Dunn against the State Bar of California, its board of trustees and two individuals stemming from his November 2014 ouster.

In granting the respondents' demurrers, Judge Edward Infante of JAMS found that Dunn had failed to state actionable claims in allegations ranging from whistleblower retaliation to breach of fiduciary duties.

"We believe this order dismissing every single claim supports what the bar has been saying all along," said Moez Kaba, a partner at Hueston Hennigan, which is representing the bar and former president Craig Holden. "The bar has done nothing improper with respect to Mr. Dunn."

But Infante's order left the door open for the litigation to continue by granting Dunn leave to amend a handful of claims and try again, which Dunn's lawyer said he intends to do.

Read the whole story at The Recorder

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