Ex-Calif. Bar President Sheds Fired Exec's Contract Claim

Law360, New York (January 24, 2017, 5:21 PM EST) -- Former California state bar president Craig Holden shed the last claim brought against him by a fired bar executive when an arbitrator ruled the ex-employee wasn't able to show that Holden prompted bar trustees to get rid of him.

In a decision published Monday, a JAMS arbitrator agreed that former executive director Joe Dunn didn't have sufficient evidence showing Holden held "secret meetings" as part of a plan to orchestrate Dunn's firing.

Communications between Holden and bar trustees that Dunn has argued show Holden improperly interfered with his employment contract are either insufficient or are privileged, JAMS arbitrator Edward Infante said....

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