No. B309986.

69 Cal.App.5th 284 (2021)

GARY D. LEIPER as Trustee, etc., Plaintiff, v. DENNIS GALLEGOS, Defendant; JOHN L. POOLE, Objector and Appellant; BANK OF THE WEST, as Trustee, etc., Objector and Respondent.

Court of Appeals of California, Second District, Division Six.

September 23, 2021.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

John L. Poole, in pro. per., for Objector and Appellant.

Musick, Peeler & Garrett and Cheryl A. Orr for Objector and Respondent.


John L. Poole appeals from an order denying his motion for attorney fees and costs. Poole, an attorney, represented only himself. His appeal presents the following issue: May an attorney who represents only himself (pro se attorney) recover attorney fees and costs in equity under the common fund theory? This theory...

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