Attorney Adrianos Facchetti is Of Counsel for Traverse Legal. Adrianos is a highly experienced civil litigator who is dedicated to remaining on the cutting edge of law and technology to serve the ever-changing needs of his clients. Below is a brief summary of his areas of practice and services.
Whether you have been defamed on the Internet or elsewhere, and whether you are a plaintiff initiating a defamation lawsuit or a defendant facing a defamation lawsuit, Adrianos has the experience and skill to counsel you through your matter with the confidence and experience clients seek.
“SLAPP” is an acronym for Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation. A SLAPP is a lawsuit that chills the exercise of free speech. In response to a disturbing increase in the number of these types of suits, in 1992, the California legislature enacted Code of Civil Procedure 425.16 (the anti-SLAPP statute) to create a procedural mechanism (anti-SLAPP Motion) by which courts could dispose of such meritless lawsuits at an early stage of litigation. Since the anti-SLAPP statute was enacted, over 350 California Appellate and Supreme Court decisions, have interpreted its provisions. The law on this subject constantly changes, and few attorneys have substantial experience with anti-SLAPP Motions. Because this area of law is complex and constantly changing, it is a malpractice trap for unwary attorneys. Therefore, hiring an attorney with substantial experience in this area is vital, representing both plaintiffs and defendants.
Adrianos has successfully represented both plaintiffs and defendants in the anti-SLAPP context. He has also written extensively on the subject and is contacted daily by potential clients and attorneys, seeking advice on this complex and challenging area of law.
Adrianos offers the following services regarding anti-SLAPP motions:
Adrianos also handles a variety of personal injury matters, including auto crashes, pedestrian accidents, motorcycle accidents, trucking accidents, premises liability, and police misconduct cases.
California State Bar, June 2006
United States District Court, Central, 2006
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