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Morgan v. JP Morgan Chase Bank

United States District Court, Ninth Circuit

October 22, 2013

KRISTY MORGAN, Plaintiff,
v.
JP MORGAN CHASE BANK; SAFEGUARD PROPERTIES MANAGEMENT, INC.; LPS FIELD SERVICES, INC.; BAXTER & BAXTER; and LYNDON RUHNKE, Defendants.

SANDY N. WEBB, Portland, OR, Attorney for Plaintiff.

MICHAEL J. FARRELL, THOMAS W. PURCELL, Martin Bischoff Templeton Langslet & Hoffman, Portland, Oregon, Attorneys for Defendant JP Morgan Chase Bank.

KATHRYN P. SALYER, ELEANOR A. DUBAY, Tomasi Salyer Baroway, Portland, Oregon, Attorneys for Defendant Safeguard Properties Management, Inc.

LOUIS A. SANTIAGO, GARRETT S. GARFIELD, Holland & Knight, LLP, Portland, OR, Attorneys for Defendant LPS Field Services, Inc.

PAUL SILVER, KATIE M. EICHNER, Lindsay Hart Neil & Weigler, LLP, Portland, OR, Attorneys for Defendants Baxter & Baxter and Lyndon Ruhnke.

AMENDED OPINION AND ORDER

ANNA J. BROWN, District Judge.

This matter comes before the Court on the Motion (#29) to Dismiss of Defendants Baxter & Baxter and Lyndon Ruhnke. For the reasons that follow, the Court GRANTS Defendants' Motion and dismisses Plaintiff's claims for legal malpractice without prejudice.

BACKGROUND

The following facts are taken from Plaintiff's [Second] Amended Complaint.

Plaintiff Kristy Morgan was the owner of Unit 54, 14946 S.W. 109th Avenue, Tigard, Oregon.

From April through July 2010 Plaintiff worked with "the bank toward a modification."[1] Plaintiff and the bank were not able to come to an agreement regarding modification.

On June 19, 2010, Plaintiff filed for bankruptcy "using the services of [Defendant] Baxter & Baxter."

On July 6, 2010, "Baxter & Baxter advised [Plaintiff]... about her homeowner's association fees and her need to move out of the house to surrender it to the bank in accordance with her petition."

At some point before mid-January 2011 Plaintiff was locked out of her unit and "told repeatedly [her unit] was being taken." In mid-January 2011 Plaintiff was locked out of ...


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