No. A155107.

54 Cal.App.5th 1104 (2020)

JUSTIN CHAPLIN et al., Plaintiffs and Appellants, v. STATE PERSONNEL BOARD, Defendant and Respondent; DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY AND FIRE PROTECTION, Real Party in Interest and Respondent.

Court of Appeals of California, First District, Division One.

September 23, 2020.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Messing Adam & Jasmine, Gary M. Messing and Lina Balciunas Cockrell for Plaintiffs and Appellants.

State Personnel Board, Alvin Gittisriboongul and Dorothy Bacskai Egel for Defendant and Respondent.

Department of Human Resources, State of California, Frolan R. Aguiling , Linda A. Mayhew , Jennifer Pearson and David M. Villalba for Real Party in Interest and Respondent.


Real party in interest Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) disciplined three of its firefighters (appellants Justin Chaplin, James Michels, and Frank Schonig) for cheating on a promotional exam. One of the men appealed his discipline to respondent State Personnel Board (Board), but the other...

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