Calif. Judges Slam Atty For Gender Remarks: Not OK, Period

Law360 (March 1, 2019, 10:42 PM EST) -- A panel of California appellate judges on Thursday called out an attorney’s seemingly misogynistic and homophobic remarks from a court filing and said it had referred him to the state bar for possible disciplinary proceedings related to that incident and other alleged misconduct.

Judges Raymond J. Ikola and David A. Thompson signed on to the opinion written by Richard D. Fybel, which was unpublished except for the part addressing the alleged misconduct of plaintiffs' lawyer Benjamin Pavone, which included accusations he made offensive statements as well as unfounded claims of impropriety against court officers.

“We publish this portion of the opinion to...

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