California Supreme Court Watch

Jan 31, 2024
Escamilla v. Vannucci, S282866.

#24-19 Escamilla v. Vannucci, S282866. (A166176; 97 Cal.App.5th 175; Alameda County Superior Court; RG21111193.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed an order granting a special motion to strike in a civil action. This case presents the following issue: What statute of limitations applies to a malicious prosecution action brought against an attorney when the claim does not arise from an attorney-client relationship?

Petition for review granted: 1/31/2024

Case fully briefed: 4/17/2024

See the Court of Appeal Opinion.