Plaintiff’s Failure to Request CEQA Hearing Within 90 Days of Filing Petition Due to Lead Attorney’s “Excusable” Calendaring Error Warrants Discretionary Relief Under CCP § 473, Holds Second District

The important legislative policy of expediting CEQA litigation sometimes inevitably conflicts with the policy favoring resolution of cases on their merits. This conflict is never more sharp than when a CEQA plaintiff’s counsel seeks relief from a…
By: Miller Starr Regalia