691 Fed.Appx. 480 (9th Cir. 2017), 15-56317, Brown v. James E Brown & Associates, APC

Docket Nº:15-56317
Citation:691 Fed.Appx. 480
Party Name:JAMES EARL BROWN, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. JAMES E BROWN AND ASSOCIATES, APC, a California Corporation; et al., Defendants-Appellees
Attorney:JAMES EARL BROWN, Plaintiff - Appellant, Pro se, Santa Monica, CA. IRMA GUTIERREZ, Defendant - Appellee, Pro se, Los Angeles, CA. OSCAR GUTIERREZ, Defendant - Appellee, Pro se. ESTELLA GUTIERREZ, Defendant - Appellee, Pro se. For DAVID MAUPHIN, Investigator for Office of District Attorney a State...
Judge Panel:Before: THOMAS, Chief Judge, and SILVERMAN and RAWLINSON, Circuit Judges.
Case Date:May 30, 2017
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
 
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691 Fed.Appx. 480 (9th Cir. 2017)

JAMES EARL BROWN, Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

JAMES E BROWN AND ASSOCIATES, APC, a California Corporation; et al., Defendants-Appellees

No. 15-56317

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

May 30, 2017

Submitted May 24, 2017. [**]

Editorial Note:

NOT FOR PUBLICATION. (See Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure Rule 32.1)

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Central District of California. D.C. No. 2:14-cv-08841-JAK. John A. Kronstadt, District Judge, Presiding.

JAMES EARL BROWN, Plaintiff - Appellant, Pro se, Santa Monica, CA.

IRMA GUTIERREZ, Defendant - Appellee, Pro se, Los Angeles, CA.

OSCAR GUTIERREZ, Defendant - Appellee, Pro se.

ESTELLA GUTIERREZ, Defendant - Appellee, Pro se.

For DAVID MAUPHIN, Investigator for Office of District Attorney a State entity, an individual, acting under color of law, and jointly with the Los Angeles Police Department, a State entity of California, Defendant - Appellee: Melinda Cantrall, Thomas Hurrell, Hurrell Cantrall LLP, Los Angeles, CA.

For U.S. ATTORNEY GENERAL, BEATRICE HERRERA, M. RAMIREZ, PAT GOMEZ, MARIANA R. PFAELZER, INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, CHRIS SAWYER, Defendants - Appellees: Tim Laske, Esquire, Assistant U.S. Attorney, USLA - Office of the U.S. Attorney, Los Angeles, CA.

LAWRENCE SILVER, Defendant - Appellee, Pro se, Los Angeles, CA.

Before: THOMAS, Chief Judge, and SILVERMAN and RAWLINSON, Circuit Judges.

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MEMORANDUM[*]

James Earl Brown, a disbarred California attorney, appeals pro se from the district court's judgment in his action alleging federal and state law claims arising from his former law practice. We have jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1291. We review de novo a dismissal under Fed.R.Civ.P. 12(b)(6). Knievel v. ESPN, 393 F.3d 1068, 1072 (9th Cir. 2005). We affirm.

The district court properly dismissed Brown's action because Brown failed to allege facts sufficient to state any plausible claim. See Hebbe v. Pliler, 627...

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