e-Discovery Civil Procedure: Three Email Messages Do Not Establish Personal Jurisdiction


Pelowski v. Pipe, 2010 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 549, 14-15 (Cal. App. 1st Dist. Jan. 26, 2010) is case where the Plaintiff’s appealed the judgment of dismissal of a Defendant based on the lack of personal jurisdiction.

The Plaintiffs argued that both general and personal jurisdiction in California were properly established, because the Defendant “communicated regularly” with people in California.

The Plaintiffs offered an email string and another email setting up a meeting in New York as proof of these communications.

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