City of Seattle v. Professional Basketball Club LLC

Filing 135

DECLARATION of Paul R. Taylor filed by Defendant Professional Basketball Club LLC re 127 MOTION to Exclude Rebuttal Testimony of Ceis or to Compel Production of Attorney-Client Communications (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1)(Taylor, Paul)

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City of Seattle v. Professional Basketball Club LLC Doc. 135 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 The Honorable Marsha J. Pechman UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON CITY OF SEATTLE, a first-class charter city, ) ) Plaintiff, ) ) v. ) ) THE PROFESSIONAL BASKETBALL CLUB, ) LLC, an Oklahoma limited liability company, ) ) Defendant. ) ) ) ) Paul R. Taylor declares as follows: 1. I am co-counsel for the defendant The Professional Basketball Club, LLC in this No. C07-1620MJP DECLARATION OF PAUL R. TAYLOR IN SUPPORT OF REPLY IN SUPPORT OF MOTION TO EXCLUDE THE TESTIMONY OF TIM CEIS NOTE ON MOTION CALENDAR FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION matter. The following is true and correct and based upon my own personal knowledge. 2. I deposed Tim Ceis. At no time either on the record or off the record did the City tell me that they were waiving any attorney-client privilege with regard to Mr. Ceis. Had they done so, I would have immediately served a request for production seeking documents that would otherwise have been covered by the attorney-client privilege. 3. of Tim Ceis. I certify that the attached is a true and correct copy of a portion of the deposition DECLARATION OF PAUL R. TAYLOR (C07-1620MJP) - 1 Dockets.Justia.com 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of Washington that this declaration is true and correct. DATED in Seattle, Washington, this 25th day of June, 2008. /s/ Paul R. Taylor Paul R. Taylor, WSBA #14851 Byrnes & Keller LLP 1000 Second Avenue, 38th Floor Seattle, WA 98104 Telephone: (206) 622-2000 Facsimile: (206) 622-2522 Email: ptaylor@byrneskeller.com DECLARATION OF PAUL R. TAYLOR (C07-1620MJP) - 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I hereby certify that on the 25th day of June, 2008, I electronically filed the foregoing document with the Clerk of the Court using the CM/ECF system which will send notification of such filing to the following: Thomas A. Carr (thomas.carr@seattle.gov) Gregory C. Narver (gregory.narver@seattle.gov) Seattle City Attorney 600 Fourth Avenue, 4th Floor P.O. Box 94769 Seattle, WA 98124-4769 Slade Gorton (slade.gorton@klgates.com) Paul J. Lawrence (paul.lawrence@klgates.com) Jeffrey C. Johnson (jeff.johnson@klgates.com) Michelle Jensen (michelle.jensen@klgates.com) K&L Gates 925 4th Avenue, Suite 2900 Seattle, WA 98104 K. Michael Fandel (mfandel@grahamdunn.com) Graham & Dunn PC Pier 70 2801 Alaskan Way ~ Suite 300 Seattle, WA 98121-1128 /s/ Paul R. Taylor Paul R. Taylor, WSBA #14851 Byrnes & Keller LLP 1000 Second Avenue, 38th Floor Seattle, WA 98104 Telephone: (206) 622-2000 Facsimile: (206) 622-2522 ptaylor@byrneskeller.com DECLARATION OF PAUL R. TAYLOR (C07-1620MJP) - 3