Successful Cases & Testimonials

Jury Finds that the City of West Covina Properly Investigated Former Councilmember’s Mistreatment of City Staff

On March 10, 2009, a lawsuit was filed by City of West Covina employee Christopher Chung in Los Angeles Superior Court naming former West Covina City Councilman Roger Hernandez (currently a California Assemblyman for the 57th District), and the City of West Covina as defendants in a case involving allegations of discrimination, hostile work environment, failure to prevent harassment, retaliation, defamation, and intentional infliction of emotional distress. Read More >>

 

After terminating the services of two prior defense law firms the City Council ultimately brought Myrna Castañón onboard

Myrna Castañón successfully defended the City of West Covina against two of the City’s most sensitive and high profile employment lawsuits. Each lawsuit, brought by a department head and a mid-management employee separately, alleged mistreatment by a City Councilmember, thus invited heightened interest by both the press and the public. Read More >>

 

The Castañón Law Group successfully convinced a Los Angeles Superior Court Judge that a Public Employee’s criminal conduct falls outside the scope of her employment with a Public Entity

The Honorable Frederick C. Shaller of the Los Angeles Superior Court ordered plaintiffs to amend their multi-million dollar complaints in suits filed against the City of Montebello after a former police records clerk leaked information about plaintiffs to her cousin. The case is a “longshot” to reach a jury.  Read More >>

 

The Castanon Law Group represented me in a sworn Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) complaint filed by a resident of West Covina

The Castanon Law Group represented me in a sworn Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) complaint filed by a resident of West Covina.  Myrna Castanon’s advice and guidance displayed a great understanding of the FPPC regulations. Read More >>