2 CA-CV 2011-0153 BELEN LOAN INVESTORS, LLC v. MYERS, BAUMGARDNER, LOS LUNA HIGHLANDS

Department: B
County: Pima
Cause Numbers: C20102051,C20107903

Kyle A. Bryson

Submitted: 09/07/2012 At Issue Date: 09/06/2012 At Issue Number: 2011-02406

Party/Attorney Information
Party Information Attorney Information
BELEN LOAN INVESTORS, LLC
LOS LUNAS INVESTORS, LLC
Defendants/Appellants

Brian A. Laird
LAIRD LAW FIRM, PLLC
Retained


BELEN 368, L.L.C., a Nevada limited liability company
CHARLES W. BAUMGARDNER, a single man
LAND INVESTMENT GROUP, L.L.C. PROFIT SHARING PLAN
LOS LUNAS HIGHLANDS, L.L.C., a New Mexico limited liability company
MICHAEL H. MYERS
PHXT PROFIT SHARING PLAN
THE MYERS GROUP, INC., a Nevada corporation
Defendants/Appellees

Clifford B. Altfeld
ALTFELD BATTAILE & GOLDMAN, P.C.
Retained


JAMES S. BRADLEY and JANE DOE BRADLEY, husband and wife
KB REAL ESTATE APPRAISERS, INC., an Arizona corporation
Defendants/Appellees

Susanne B. Luse
O'CONNOR & CAMPBELL
Retained

J. Edward Doman, Jr.
O'CONNOR & CAMPBELL, PC
Retained

John Daniel Campbell III
O'CONNOR & CAMPBELL
Retained


SCOTT BAUMGARDNER and JANE DOE BAUMGARDNER, husband and wife
Defendants/Appellees

Russell E. Krone
THOMPSON-KRONE-GIBSON, P.L.C.
Retained

Evan L. Thompson
THOMPSON-KRONE-GIBSON, P.L.C.
Retained

JEFFREY GREENBERG and JANE DOE GREENBERG, husand and wife
Defendants/Appellees
Jeffrey Greenberg
Pro Se

Filings, Dues and Continuances
Document Type Due Date Document Title Filing Date Attorney/Firm Type
Motion to Stay    Motion to Stay Appeal, and Return Jurisdiction to Superior Court to Rule on Pending Motion  10/12/2011  Laird, Brian A.   Filing
Motion    Motion to Docket Appeal  10/12/2011  Laird, Brian A.   Filing
Notice    DEFENDANTS-APPELLEES BRADLEY AND KB REAL ESTATE APPRAISERS, INC.S NOTICE OF NO OBJECTION TO PLAINITFFS-APPELLANTS MOTION TO STAY APPEAL AND RETURN JURISDICTION TO SUPERIOR COURT TO RULE ON PENDING MOTION  10/21/2011  Luse, Susanne B.   Filing
Status Report re Stay    Status Report and Request for Extension of Deadline  11/23/2011  Laird, Brian A.   Filing
Record    EXHIBITS - 1 Env. and trans. letters (2)  11/17/2011    Filing
Record    NOTIFICATION OF ELECTRONIC RECORD (as to C20102051)  11/04/2011    Filing
Record    NOTIFICATION OF ELECTRONIC RECORD (as to C20107903)  11/04/2011    Filing
Supplemental Certificate    SUPP. CERT. - 1 Vol. (In-Chambers Ruling re Motion for Reconsideration and Motion to File 2nd Amended Complaint/Defendants' Motions for Attorneys Fees  11/25/2011    Filing
Status Report    Supplement to Status Report and Request for Extension of Deadline  12/05/2011  Laird, Brian A.   Filing
Supplemental Certificate    SUPP. CERT. - 1 Vol. (Signed Judgment dated 12/9/2011) and trans. letter  12/19/2011    Filing
Status Report re Stay    Second Supplement to Status Report and Request to Reinstate  01/02/2012  Laird, Brian A.   Filing
Status Report    Second Supplement to Status Report and Request to Reinstate  01/02/2012  Laird, Brian A.   Filing
Supplemental Certificate    SUPP. CERT. - 1 Env. (Amended Notice of Appeal ;filed 12/20/2011) and trans. letter  12/23/2011    Filing
Status Report    Status Report  02/06/2012  Laird, Brian A.   Filing
Supplemental Certificate    SUPP. CERT. - 1 Vol. and trans. letter  02/03/2012    Filing
Motion for Extension to File Opening Brief    Motion to Continue Deadline for Filing Opening Brief  03/12/2012  Laird, Brian A.   Filing
Motion for Extension to File Opening Brief    Second Motion to Continue Deadline for Filing Opening Brief  04/23/2012  Laird, Brian A.   Filing
Notice of Erratum    Notice of Erratum  06/01/2012  Laird, Brian A.   Filing
Opening Brief    Appellants Opening Brief  06/11/2012  Laird, Brian A.   Filing
Request for Oral Argument    Request for Oral Argument  06/16/2012  Laird, Brian A.   Filing
Transmittal Letter-CV    Transmittal Letter re electronic supplemental certificate  06/15/2012    Filing
Motion for Extension to File Answer Brief    Appellees Unopposed Motion for Extension to File Answering Brief  07/09/2012  Luse, Susanne B.   Filing
Transmittal Letter-CV    Transmittal Letter re electronic supplemental certificate  06/15/2012    Filing
Supplemental Certificate    NOTIFICATION OF ELECTRONIC SUPPLEMENTAL CERTIFICATE  06/14/2012    Filing
Motion for Extension to File Answer Brief    Appellees Amended Unopposed Motion for Extension to File Answering Brief  07/11/2012  Luse, Susanne B.   Filing
Answering Brief    APPELLEE SCOTT BAUMGARDNERS ANSWERING BRIEF  07/26/2012    Filing
Reply Brief    APPELLANTS’ REPLY TO SCOTT BAUMGARDNER’S BRIEF  08/20/2012  Laird, Brian A.   Filing
Answering Brief    Defendant/Appellee LR Bradley and KB Real Estate Appraisers, Inc.s Answering Brief  08/22/2012  Luse, Susanne B.   Filing
Request for Oral Argument    Request for Oral Argument  09/12/2012  Luse, Susanne B.   Filing
Order re Compliance    Copy of hearing signed hearing order  09/17/2012  Thompson, Evan L.   Filing
Order re Compliance    Copy of hearing signed hearing order  09/17/2012  Laird, Brian A.   Filing
Reply Brief    APPELLANTS REPLY TO THE BRADLEY DEFENDANTS ANSWERING BRIEF  09/11/2012  Laird, Brian A.   Filing
Notice of Change of Counsel    Notice of Dissociation of Attorney  10/01/2012  Thompson, Evan L.   Filing
Notice    Notice of Attorney Change in Location / Law Firm  10/02/2012  Laird, Brian A.   Filing
OA Acknowledgment    OA Acknowledgement  10/08/2012  Luse, Susanne B.   Filing
Motion to Stay    Motion to Stay Appeal to Obtain and File Transcript  10/16/2012  Laird, Brian A.   Filing
Opposition to Motion    Opposition to Motion to Stay Appeal  11/05/2012  Luse, Susanne B.   Filing
Notice    Notice of Attorney Change in Location  11/08/2012  Laird, Brian A.   Filing
Motion    Appellee Scott Baumgardners Application for Attorneys Fees for Responding to Frivolous Appeal  12/03/2012  Thompson, Evan L.   Filing
Opposition to Motion    Opposition to Scott Baumgardners Rule 25 Motion for Sanctions  12/14/2012  Laird, Brian A.   Filing
Motion    Motion to Expedite Mandate  02/15/2013  Laird, Brian A.   Filing
Status Report  02/06/2012  Status Report    Laird, Brian A.   Due
Opening Brief  06/11/2012  Opening Brief    Laird, Brian A.   Due
Answering Brief  08/22/2012  Answering Brief    Luse, Susanne B.   Due
Reply Brief  08/20/2012  Reply Brief    Laird, Brian A.   Due
Petition for Review to Supreme Court  01/25/2013  Petition for Review to Supreme Court      Due
Motion for Reconsideration  01/07/2013  Motion for Reconsideration      Due
Calendar and Decision Information
OA Request Due OA Request By OA Request Result OA Filed OA Date OA Time OA Type Decision Type Decision Date Result Type
09/04/2012  Laird, Brian A.    06/16/2012  10/17/2012  2:00pm In Court  Opinion  12/21/2012  Affirmed in Part; Reversed in Part; and Remanded  
Mandate
Mandate Date Mandate Vacated Date
02/21/2013   
MR/PR Outcome
MR Outcome MR Outcome Date PR Outcome PR Outcome Date
       
Ticklers
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Proceedings
Type Date Proceeding
Receipts  10/12/2011  Appellant/BELEN INVESTORS and LOS LUNAS INVESTORS $280.00; Receipt Number: 6549; Check Rec'd from: THE LAW OFFICE OF BRIAN LAIRD for BELEN INVESTORS and LOS LUNAS INVESTORS 
Receipts  10/24/2011  Appellees/KB REAL ESTATE APPRAISERS and JAMES S. BRADLEY; $140.00; Receipt Number: 6557; Check Rec'd from: O'CONNOR & CAMPBELL, P.C. for KB REAL ESTATE APPRAISERS and JAMES S. BRADLEY 
Receipts  07/30/2012  Appellee / SCOTT BAUMGARDNER and JANE DOE BAUMGARDNER, husband and wife $140.00; Receipt Number: 6864; Check Rec'd from: RUSSELL E. KRONE for SCOTT BAUMGARDNER and JANE DOE BAUMGARDNER, husband and wife 
Record  11/04/2011  Filed: NOTIFICATION OF ELECTRONIC RECORD (as to C20102051). (Filed by Pima County Superior Court) 
Record  11/04/2011  Filed: NOTIFICATION OF ELECTRONIC RECORD (as to C20107903). (Filed by Pima County Superior Court) 
Record  11/17/2011  Filed: EXHIBITS - 1 Env. and trans. letters (2). (Filed by Pima County Superior Court) 
Record  11/25/2011  Filed: SUPP. CERT. - 1 Vol. (In-Chambers Ruling re Motion for Reconsideration and Motion to File 2nd Amended Complaint/Defendants' Motions for Attorneys Fees. (Filed by Pima County Superior Court) 
Record  12/19/2011  Filed: SUPP. CERT. - 1 Vol. (Signed Judgment dated 12/9/2011) and trans. letter. (Filed by Pima County Superior Court) 
Record  12/23/2011  Filed: SUPP. CERT. - 1 Env. (Amended Notice of Appeal ;filed 12/20/2011) and trans. letter. (Filed by Pima County Superior Court) 
Record  02/03/2012  Filed: SUPP. CERT. - 1 Vol. and trans. letter. (Filed by Pima County Superior Court) 
Record  06/14/2012  Filed: NOTIFICATION OF ELECTRONIC SUPPLEMENTAL CERTIFICATE. (Filed by Pima County Superior Court) 
Briefs  06/11/2012  Filed: Appellants Opening Brief. (Filed by Brian A. Laird) (e-filer) 
Briefs  07/26/2012  Filed: APPELLEE SCOTT BAUMGARDNERS ANSWERING BRIEF. (Filed by Evan L. Thompson) (e-filer) (DISREGARD - see order dated 10/10/2012) 
Briefs  08/20/2012  Filed: APPELLANTS’ REPLY TO SCOTT BAUMGARDNER’S BRIEF. (Filed by Brian A. Laird) (e-filer) 
Briefs  08/22/2012  Filed: Defendant/Appellee LR Bradley and KB Real Estate Appraisers, Inc.s Answering Brief. (Filed by Susanne B. Luse) (e-filer) 
Briefs  09/11/2012  Filed: APPELLANTS REPLY TO THE BRADLEY DEFENDANTS ANSWERING BRIEF. (Filed by Brian A. Laird) (e-filer) 
All Other  10/12/2011  Filed: Motion to Docket Appeal. (Filed by Brian A.Laird) 
All Other  10/12/2011  Filed: Motion to Stay Appeal, and Return Jurisdiction to Superior Court to Rule on Pending Motion. (Filed by Brian A.Laird) 
All Other  10/14/2011  Pursuant to Motion to Docket Appeal, ORDERED: Motion to Docket Appeal is granted.  
All Other  10/21/2011  Filed: DEFENDANTS-APPELLEES BRADLEY AND KB REAL ESTATE APPRAISERS, INC.S NOTICE OF NO OBJECTION TO PLAINITFFS-APPELLANTS MOTION TO STAY APPEAL AND RETURN JURISDICTION TO SUPERIOR COURT TO RULE ON PENDING MOTION. (Filed by Susanne B. Luse) (e-filer) 
All Other  11/02/2011  Pursuant to Motion to Stay Appeal, and Return Jurisdiction to Superior Court to Rule on Pending Motion and Defendants-Appellees Bradley and KB Real Estate Appraisers, Inc.’s Notice of No Objection to Plaintiffs-Appellants’ Motion to Stay Appeal and Return Jurisdiction to Superior Court to Rule on Pending Motion, ORDERED: This appeal is suspended and jurisdiction is revested in the superior court to and including November 22, 2011, to allow the trial court to rule on pending motion(s). FURTHER ORDERED: Counsel to file a status report in the above-entitled appeal on or before November 22, 2011. FURTHER ORDERED: If such an order is filed, the Clerk of the Pima County Superior Court shall forward it forthwith as a supplement to the record on appeal.  
All Other  11/23/2011  Filed: Status Report and Request for Extension of Deadline. (Filed by Brian A. Laird) (e-filer) 
All Other  12/05/2011  Filed: Supplement to Status Report and Request for Extension of Deadline. (Filed by Brian A. Laird) (e-filer) 
All Other  12/20/2011  Pursuant to Status Report and Request for Extension of Stay Deadline, ORDERED: Stay of Appeal is extended. FURTHER ORDERED: Counsel to file a status report in the above-entitled appeal on or before January 19, 2012.  
All Other  01/02/2012  Filed: Second Supplement to Status Report and Request to Reinstate. (Filed by Brian A. Laird) (e-filer) 
All Other  01/02/2012  Filed: Second Supplement to Status Report and Request to Reinstate. (Filed by Brian A.Laird) 
All Other  01/18/2012  Pursuant to Second Supplement to Status Report and Request to Reinstate, and on the court’s own motion, ORDERED: Stay of Appeal is extended. FURTHER ORDERED: The Pima County Superior Court Clerk shall forward to this court on or before February 06, 2012, under Supplemental Certificate: Copies of all trial court documents filed from 11/2/2011 to present FURTHER ORDERED: Counsel to file a status report in the above-entitled appeal on or before February 06, 2012.  
All Other  02/06/2012  Filed: Status Report. (Filed by Brian A. Laird) (e-filer) 
All Other  02/07/2012  It appearing to the Court that counsel have complied with this Court's order of January 18, 2012, pursuant to Pima County Superior Court Clerk's Supplemental Certificate of February 06, 2012, ORDERED: The stay of appeal is vacated, jurisdiction is revested in this court, and the above-entitled appeal is reinstated. FURTHER ORDERED: Appellant's Opening Brief shall be due on or before March 19, 2012. ***** Counsel should be aware that most briefs filed with the court are sent to Thomson-West Publishing for inclusion in its Arizona brief bank service. Briefs in the following case types will NOT be sent to Thomson-West: juvenile court cases; domestic relations cases; criminal cases involving sexual offenses or child abuse offenses; and mental health cases. In OTHER types of cases, if counsel prefer that a brief not be included in the brief bank service, they must contact: Paul Pendergrass Thomson-West 651-687-4994 or west.westbriefsnotification@thomson.com  
All Other  03/12/2012  Filed: Motion to Continue Deadline for Filing Opening Brief. (Filed by Brian A. Laird) (e-filer) 
All Other  03/15/2012  Pursuant to Motion to Continue Deadline for Filing Opening Brief, and there being no opposition, ORDERED: The time for filing Appellant’s Opening Brief is extended to and including April 30, 2012. ***** Counsel should be aware that most briefs filed with the court are sent to Thomson-West Publishing for inclusion in its Arizona brief bank service. Briefs in the following case types will NOT be sent to Thomson-West: juvenile court cases; domestic relations cases; criminal cases involving sexual offenses or child abuse offenses; and mental health cases. In OTHER types of cases, if counsel prefer that a brief not be included in the brief bank service, they must contact: Paul Pendergrass Thomson-West 651-687-4994 or west.westbriefsnotification@thomson.com  
All Other  04/23/2012  Filed: Second Motion to Continue Deadline for Filing Opening Brief. (Filed by Brian A. Laird) (e-filer) 
All Other  04/24/2012  Pursuant to Second Motion to Continue Deadline for Filing Opening Brief, and good cause having been shown, ORDERED: The time for filing Appellant’s Opening Brief is extended to and including June 11, 2012. ***** Counsel should be aware that most briefs filed with the court are sent to Thomson-West Publishing for inclusion in its Arizona brief bank service. Briefs in the following case types will NOT be sent to Thomson-West: juvenile court cases; domestic relations cases; criminal cases involving sexual offenses or child abuse offenses; and mental health cases. In OTHER types of cases, if counsel prefer that a brief not be included in the brief bank service, they must contact: Paul Pendergrass Thomson-West 651-687-4994 or west.westbriefsnotification@thomson.com  
All Other  06/01/2012  Filed: Notice of Erratum. (Filed by Brian A. Laird) (e-filer) 
All Other  06/15/2012  Filed: Transmittal Letter re electronic supplemental certificate. (Filed by Pima County Superior Court) 
All Other  06/15/2012  Filed: Transmittal Letter re electronic supplemental certificate. (Filed by Pima County Superior Court) 
All Other  06/16/2012  Filed: Request for Oral Argument. (Filed by Brian A. Laird) (e-filer) 
All Other  07/09/2012  Filed: Appellees Unopposed Motion for Extension to File Answering Brief. (Filed by Susanne B. Luse) (e-filer) 
All Other  07/11/2012  Pursuant to Appellees’ Unopposed Motion for Extension to File Answering Brief, and good cause not having been shown, therefore, ORDERED: Motion for extension of time is DENIED, with leave to re-file on or before July 23, 2012 with showing of good cause.  
All Other  07/11/2012  Filed: Appellees Amended Unopposed Motion for Extension to File Answering Brief. (Filed by Susanne B. Luse) (e-filer) 
All Other  07/13/2012  Pursuant to Appellees’ Amended Unopposed Motion for Extension to File Answering Brief, ORDERED: The time for filing Appellees’ Answering Brief is extended to and including August 22, 2012. ***** Counsel should be aware that most briefs filed with the court are sent to Thomson-West Publishing for inclusion in its Arizona brief bank service. Briefs in the following case types will NOT be sent to Thomson-West: juvenile court cases; domestic relations cases; criminal cases involving sexual offenses or child abuse offenses; and mental health cases. In OTHER types of cases, if counsel prefer that a brief not be included in the brief bank service, they must contact: Paul Pendergrass Thomson-West 651-687-4994 or west.westbriefsnotification@thomson.com  
All Other  09/07/2012  SUBMITTED 
All Other  09/12/2012  Filed: Request for Oral Argument. (Filed by Susanne B. Luse) (e-filer) 
All Other  09/14/2012  This appeal is at issue. ORDERED: Oral argument shall be conducted before Division Two of the Court of Appeals in its third-floor Courtroom in the State Office Complex, 400 West Congress Street, North Building, Tucson, Arizona, on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Each side may have twenty-five minutes to be heard. ***** FURTHER ORDERED: Counsel may stipulate to a telephonic oral argument and shall file with the Court any such stipulation and notify the Clerk of the Court in writing within ten days from the date of this order. The Court will reset the matter for telephonic oral argument. ORAL ARGUMENTS ARE NOW DIGITALLY RECORDED AND WILL BE AVAILABLE ONLINE THE DAY AFTER ARGUMENT ON THE WEBSITE http://www.appeals2.az.gov  
All Other  09/17/2012  Filed: Copy of hearing signed hearing order. (Filed by Evan L. Thompson) (e-filer) 
All Other  09/17/2012  Filed: Copy of hearing signed hearing order. (Filed by Brian A. Laird) (e-filer) 
All Other  10/01/2012  Filed: Notice of Dissociation of Attorney. (Filed by Evan L. Thompson) (e-filer) 
All Other  10/02/2012  Filed: Notice of Attorney Change in Location / Law Firm. (Filed by Brian A. Laird) (e-filer) 
All Other  10/08/2012  Filed: OA Acknowledgement. (Filed by Susanne B. Luse) (e-filer) 
All Other  10/10/2012  It appearing that the order from which this appeal has been taken relates only to the trial court’s final judgment dated December 9, 2011, dismissing all claims by appellant Belen Loan Investors, LLC, against appellees James S. Bradley, Karen J. Bradley, and KB Real Estate Appraisers, Inc., and it therefore appearing that Scott Baumgardner is not a party to this appeal, ORDERED: This court shall disregard the brief filed by Scott Baumgardner. FURTHER ORDERED: Scott Baumgardner shall not be permitted to present argument at the oral argument in this appeal, which has been set for October 17, 2012, at 2:00 p.m.  
All Other  10/16/2012  Filed: Motion to Stay Appeal to Obtain and File Transcript. (Filed by Brian A. Laird) (e-filer) 
All Other  10/17/2012  SIGN-IN SHEET 
All Other  11/05/2012  Filed: Opposition to Motion to Stay Appeal. (Filed by Susanne B. Luse) (e-filer) 
All Other  11/08/2012  Filed: Notice of Attorney Change in Location. (Filed by Brian A. Laird) (e-filer) 
All Other  12/03/2012  Filed: Appellee Scott Baumgardners Application for Attorneys Fees for Responding to Frivolous Appeal. (Filed by Evan L. Thompson) (e-filer) 
All Other  12/14/2012  Filed: Opposition to Scott Baumgardners Rule 25 Motion for Sanctions. (Filed by Brian A. Laird) (e-filer) 
All Other  12/21/2012  OPINION - AFFIRMED IN PART; REVERSED IN PART; AND REMANDED - Espinosa with Vasquez and Kelly. (18) 
All Other  01/02/2013  The following action was taken by the Court of Appeals for the State of Arizona, Division Two, Department B on December 31, 2012, ORDERED: Scott Baumgardner's Application for Attorney's Fees is DENIED. FURTHER ORDERED: Appellants Belen Loan Investors, LLC and Los Lunas Investors, LLC's Motion to Stay Appeal is DENIED. Presiding Judge Vasquez, Judge Espinosa and Judge Kelly participated in the determination of this matter.  
All Other  02/15/2013  Filed: Motion to Expedite Mandate. (Filed by Brian A. Laird) (e-filer) 
All Other  02/19/2013  Pursuant to Motion to Accelerate Mandate, ORDERED: Motion to Accelerate Mandate is GRANTED and the Clerk shall issue the mandate in the above-entitled case forthwith.  
All Other  02/21/2013  MANDATE ISSUED; receipt requested. 
All Other  02/21/2013  Notice to Mead 
All Other  03/01/2013  FINAL RECEIPT