Hon. Howard L. Halm

Judge, Los Angeles County Superior Court (Ret.)

Mediator  •  Arbitrator  •  Referee

Case Summaries

Commercial Contract & General Business

  • Collection case regarding deliveries of paper.

  • Breach of contract matter involving the delivery of fueling equipment.

  • Minority shareholder derivative action for BFD, corporate, and accounting.

  • Breach of ATM placement agreement and conversion. Cross-complaint for fraud and rescission.

  • Breach of contract for sale of bar and restaurant business.

  • Breach of fiduciary duty claim by minority shareholder of LLC leasing computer payment terminals.

  • Breach of fiduciary duties of trustee and general partner in managing real property.

  • Breach of fiduciary duties of general partner in failing to sufficiently fund product development.

  • Breach of joint venture agreement to form and operate a medical care entity under the Affordable Care Act.

  • Breach of lease by tenant for failure to pay rent.

  • Breach of contract for sale of Cartier 10 carat diamond ring, return of deposit.

  • Breach of construction loan contract where bank insisted that primary contractor be replaced.

  • Breach of contract by medical corporation for failing to provide departing shareholder with patient list.

  • Breach of contract by Chinese coffee maker manufacturer to develop, manufacture and sell coffee makers.

  • Breach of fiduciary duty by majority shareholders to fully develop invention of minority shareholder.