2 CA-CV 2013-0008 PINAL COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE v. PINAL COUNTY EMPLOYEE MERIT COMMISSION; JAMES

Department: B
County: Pinal
Cause Numbers: S1100CV201200718

Joseph R. Georgini

Submitted: 08/02/2013 At Issue Date: 08/01/2013 At Issue Number: 2013-02658

Party/Attorney Information
Party Information Attorney Information
PINAL COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
Plaintiff/Appellant

Seymour G. Gruber
DEPUTY PINAL COUNTY ATTORNEY
Appointed

Gina Gutierrez
DEPUTY PINAL COUNTY ATTORNEY
Appointed

PINAL COUNTY EMPLOYEE MERIT COMMISSION; WILLIAM WOOD, JOE ROBISON, TOM RAMSDELL, DAVID HERNANDEZ, AND JOE DOWNEY, IN THEIR OFFICIAL CAPACITIES AS MEMB
Defendants/Appellees

Donna M. Aversa
LEONARD, FELKER, ALTFELD, GREENBERG & BATTAILE
Retained

CARDEST JAMES
Defendant/Appellee

Denis M. Fitzgibbons
FITZGIBBONS LAW OFFICES, P.L.C.
Retained

Karen J. Stillwell
FITZGIBBONS LAW OFFICES, P.L.C.
Retained

Filings, Dues and Continuances
Document Type Due Date Document Title Filing Date Attorney/Firm Type
Notice of Appeal    Copy of Notice of Appeal filed 1/16/2013  02/04/2013    Filing
Record    NOTIFICATION OF ELECTRONIC RECORD  03/19/2013    Filing
Transmittal Letter-CV    Transmittal Letter re electronic record  03/20/2013    Filing
Notice of Appearance    Notice of Appearance  05/07/2013  Gutierrez, Gina   Filing
Appendix    Appendix Item 11 of Appellants Opening Brief  05/13/2013  Gutierrez, Gina   Filing
Notice    Notice of Filing Transcript  05/13/2013  Gutierrez, Gina   Filing
Opening Brief    Opening Brief  05/13/2013  Gutierrez, Gina   Filing
Appendix    Appendix Items 1 through 8 of Appellants Opening Brief  05/13/2013  Gutierrez, Gina   Filing
Appendix    Appendix Item 9 of Appellants Opening Brief  05/13/2013  Gutierrez, Gina   Filing
Appendix    Appendix Item 10 of Appellants Opening Brief  05/13/2013  Gutierrez, Gina   Filing
Appendix    Appendix Item 12 of Appellants Opening Brief  05/13/2013  Gutierrez, Gina   Filing
Answering Brief    Appellees Response Brief  06/27/2013  Fitzgibbons, Denis M.   Filing
Answering Brief    APPELLEE'S ANSWERING BRIEF  06/27/2013  Aversa, Donna M.   Filing
Reply Brief    APPELLANT’S REPLY BRIEF  07/16/2013  Gruber, Seymour G.   Filing
Request for Oral Argument    Request for Oral Argument  07/24/2013  Fitzgibbons, Denis M.   Filing
Record  04/22/2013  Record      Due
Opening Brief  05/13/2013  Opening Brief    Gruber, Seymour G.   Due
Reply Brief  07/22/2013  Reply Brief (as to Cardest James AB)    Gruber, Seymour G.   Due
Reply Brief  07/22/2013  Reply Brief (as to Pinal County)    Gruber, Seymour G.   Due
Answering Brief  06/27/2013  Answering Brief    Fitzgibbons, Denis M.   Due
Petition for Review to Supreme Court  01/13/2014  Petition for Review to Supreme Court      Due
Motion for Reconsideration  12/30/2013  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
  Fitzgibbons, Denis M.    07/24/2013  10/09/2013  2:00pm   Memorandum Decision  12/13/2013  Affirmed in Part; Reversed and Remanded in Part  
Mandate
Mandate Date Mandate Vacated Date
03/19/2014   
MR/PR Outcome
MR Outcome MR Outcome Date PR Outcome PR Outcome Date
       
Ticklers
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Proceedings
Type Date Proceeding
Receipts  02/04/2013  Appellant/PINAL COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT; Filing Fee Not Required 
Receipts  02/26/2013  Appellee/CARDEST JAMES; $140.00; Receipt Number: 7052; Check Rec'd from: FITZGIBBONS LAW OFFICE, PLC (DENIS M. FITZGIBBONS) for CARDEST JAMES 
Receipts  03/19/2013  Appellees/PINAL COUNTY EMPLOYEE MERIT COMMISSION, et al; Filing Fee Not Required (governmental agency) 
Record  03/19/2013  Filed: NOTIFICATION OF ELECTRONIC RECORD. (Filed by Pinal County Superior Court) 
Record  05/13/2013  Filed: Appendix Item 9 of Appellants Opening Brief. (Filed by Gina Gutierrez) (e-filer) 
Briefs  05/13/2013  Filed: Appendix Item 10 of Appellants Opening Brief. (Filed by Gina Gutierrez) (e-filer) 
Briefs  05/13/2013  Filed: Appendix Item 11 of Appellants Opening Brief. (Filed by Gina Gutierrez) (e-filer) 
Briefs  05/13/2013  Filed: Appendix Item 12 of Appellants Opening Brief. (Filed by Gina Gutierrez) (e-filer) 
Briefs  05/13/2013  Filed: Opening Brief. (Filed by Gina Gutierrez) (e-filer) 
Briefs  05/13/2013  Filed: Appendix Items 1 through 8 of Appellants Opening Brief. (Filed by Gina Gutierrez) (e-filer) 
Briefs  06/27/2013  Filed: Appellees Response Brief. (Filed by Denis M. Fitzgibbons) (e-filer) 
Briefs  06/27/2013  Filed: APPELLEE'S ANSWERING BRIEF. (Filed by Donna M.Aversa) 
Briefs  07/16/2013  Filed: APPELLANT’S REPLY BRIEF. (Filed by Seymour G. Gruber) (e-filer) 
All Other  02/04/2013  Filed: Copy of Notice of Appeal filed 1/16/2013. (Filed by Seymour G. Gruber) 
All Other  03/20/2013  Filed: Transmittal Letter re electronic record. (Filed by Pinal County Superior Court) 
All Other  04/02/2013  The Record on Appeal in the above-entitled cause was received in the Court of Appeals, Division Two, on March 19, 2013, from the Clerk of the Superior Court of Pinal County, FURTHER ORDERED: Appellant(s)' Opening Brief, pursuant to Rule 15(a), Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure, 17B A.R.S., shall be filed within forty days of this Order. FURTHER ORDERED: BRIEFS NOT IN COMPLIANCE WITH ARIZ. R. CIV. APP. P. 14, 17B A.R.S., WILL BE STRICKEN. ***** 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  05/07/2013  Filed: Notice of Appearance. (Filed by Gina Gutierrez) (e-filer) 
All Other  05/13/2013  Filed: Notice of Filing Transcript. (Filed by Gina Gutierrez) (e-filer) 
All Other  07/24/2013  Filed: Request for Oral Argument. (Filed by Denis M. Fitzgibbons) (e-filer) 
All Other  08/02/2013  SUBMITTED 
All Other  08/12/2013  This appeal is at issue. ORDERED: Oral argument shall be conducted before Division Two of the Court of Appeals at The James E. Rogers College of Law, 1201 East Speedway Boulevard, Room 164, Tucson, Arizona, on October 09, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Parking is available at the public garage located near the northeast corner of Speedway and Park. Each side may have twenty-five minutes to be heard.  
All Other  08/16/2013  Copy of hearing order signed by Denis M. Fitzgibbons 
All Other  08/20/2013  Copy of hearing order signed by Donna M. Aversa 
All Other  10/09/2013  SIGN-IN SHEET 
All Other  12/13/2013  MEMORANDUM DECISION - AFFIRMED IN PART; REVERSED AND REMANDED IN PART - Eckerstrom with Kelly and Espinosa. (19) 
All Other  03/19/2014  MANDATE ISSUED; no record to return.