The Commission on Judicial Performance has publicly admonished a retired judge for failing to disclose his chummy relationship with the prevailing plaintiffs attorney in a $94.5 million inverse condemnation suit.
Former San Diego County Superior Court Judge Vincent DiFiglia should have told the defendants in the 2001 case that he had a long-term friendship with the plaintiff’s co-counsel, Vincent Bartolotta Jr., commissioners said.
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