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Traynor Law Firm v. State, et al.

Docket No. 20190310
Oral Argument: Tuesday, April 7, 2020 2:45 PM

Docket Info

Title
Traynor Law Firm, PC, Plaintiff, Appellant
and Cross-Appellee
v.
State of North Dakota, c/o Governor Doug
Burgum; Defendant, Appellee
and Cross-Appellant
and
The Board of Ward County Commissioners, Defendant and Appellee
Case Type
CIVIL APPEAL : CONTRACTS
Appeal From
Case No. 2019-CV-00532
North Central Judicial District, Ward County
Gary H. Lee
2020 ND 108943 N.W.2d 320
Oral Argument 4/7/2020

Highlight

A district court judgment determining the State is responsible to pay attorney’s fees for removal of a county officer is affirmed and awarding interest at 6% per year is reversed.


Briefs

Filing Date Description
12/23/2019 APPELLANT BRIEF View
01/29/2020 APPELLEE BRIEF (State) View
02/19/2020 APPELLEE BRIEF (Ward County) View
03/06/2020 REPLY BRIEF (Appellant) View
03/20/2020 REPLY BRIEF (STATE) View

Counsel

Party Type Name
APPELLEE SPEC. ASST. STATE'S ATTY. Howard D Swanson - 04075
APPELLANT PRIVATE PRACTICE Jonathon Yunker - 08709
APPELLANT PRIVATE PRACTICE Jason Paul Sayler - 08746
APPELLEE ATT. GENERAL OFFICE James Edward Nicolai - 04789

(Note: Attachments may not be available for recently filed cases and/or confidential documents.)

Seq. # Filing Date Description Attachment
1 10/14/2019 NOTICE OF APPEAL : 10/14/2019
2 10/14/2019 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT : 10/17/2019
3 10/16/2019 Rec'd $125 filing fee
4 10/17/2019 NOT. OF FILING NOT. OF APPEAL AND PROOF OF SERV.
5 10/17/2019 Notice served on David A. Owens, Howard. D. Swanson and James E. Nicolai
6 10/24/2019 NOTICE OF CROSS APPEAL (State of ND)
7 10/24/2019 NOT. OF FILING NOT. OF CROSS- APPEAL AND PROOF OF SERV.
8 10/24/2019 Notice served on David A. Owens, Howard. D. Swanson and James E. Nicolai
9 11/13/2019 ELEC. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED NOVEMBER 12, 2019 (ENTRY NOS. #1 - #89)
10 11/14/2019 Electronic Transcript dated June 7, 2019
11 11/14/2019 C.O.S for Electronic Transcript dated June 7, 2019
12 12/23/2019 APPELLANT BRIEF View
13 12/23/2019 APPELLANT APPENDIX
14 12/23/2019 REQUEST TO WAIVE ORAL ARGUMENT ON BEHALF OF APPELLANT ON BRIEF
15 12/27/2019 ANNOUNCED DISQUALIFICATION : McEvers, Lisa K. Fair
16 12/30/2019 Rec'd 6 copies of ATB and ATA back from Central Duplicating
17 01/09/2020 Rec'd Substitution of Counsel by Jonathon F. Yunker.
18 01/29/2020 MOTION FOR EXTENSION OF TIME TO FILE APPELLEE BRIEF (State of North Dakota, c/o Governor Doug)
19 01/29/2020 ACTION BY CLERK - Granted : 01/29/2020
20 01/29/2020 APPELLEE BRIEF (State) View
21 01/29/2020 REQUEST TO WAIVE ON BEHALF OF APPELLEE (STATE) ON BRIEF
22 02/04/2020 Rec'd 6 copies of the States Appellee Brief
23 02/19/2020 APPELLEE BRIEF (Ward County) View
24 02/19/2020 APPELLEE APPENDIX
25 02/19/2020 REQUEST TO WAIVE ON BEHALF OF APPELLEE (BOARD OF WARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS) ON BRIEF
26 02/23/2020 Rec'd 6 copies of AEB & AEA from Central Duplicating (Ward Cty)
27 03/11/2020 ACTION BY SUPREME COURT (REQUEST TO WAIVE OA ON BEHALF OF APPELLANT ON BRIEF) - Denied
28 03/11/2020 ACTION BY SUPREME COURT (REQUEST TO WAIVE ORAL ARGUMENT ON BEHALF OF APPELLEE-STATE ON BRIEF) - Denied
29 03/11/2020 ACTION BY SUPREME COURT (REQUEST TO WAIVE ORAL ARG. ON BEHALF OF APPELLEE-WARD CO. ON BRIEF) - Denied
30 03/06/2020 REPLY BRIEF (Appellant) View
31 03/12/2020 Rec'd 6 copies of RYB from Central Duplicating
32 03/16/2020 Notice of Substitution of Counsel for the Appellant of Jason P. Sayler for David A. Owens
33 03/22/2020 ANNOUNCED DISQUALIFICATION : VandeWalle, Gerald W.
34 03/20/2020 REPLY BRIEF (STATE) View
35 03/25/2020 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
36 03/26/2020 Rec'd 6 copies of RY2 from Central Duplicating (State)
37 03/26/2020 SITTING WITH THE COURT : Greenwood, Dann Edward
38 03/26/2020 SITTING WITH THE COURT : Narum, Daniel D.
39 04/07/2020 APPEARANCES: Jonathon F. Yunker; James E. Nicolai; Howard D. Swanson
40 04/07/2020 ARGUED: Jonathon F. Yunker; James E. Nicolai; Howard D. Swanson
41 04/07/2020 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
42 05/14/2020 DISPOSITION (and remanded)
43 05/14/2020 UNANIMOUS OPINION : Crothers, Daniel John View
44 05/14/2020 Costs in appeal taxed in favor of Appellant
45 05/18/2020 Judgment Sent to Parties
46 05/19/2020 Amended Judgment
47 05/20/2020 Amended Judgment Sent to Parties
48 06/05/2020 MANDATE