The setting is a discovery dispute in a construction defect action. The trial court overruled the homeowner’s association’s claim of attorney-client privilege regarding efforts to depose individual homeowners regarding disclosures made at informational meetings about the litigation. The appellate court granted the association’s petition for writ of mandate, stating: “To the extent this record reveals anything about the purpose of the requested discovery, it shows that counsel for Defendants is seeking to develop information about the litigation strategy of the Association’ s counsel, including the legal opinions formed and the advice given by the lawyers in the course of that relationship, and such disclosures would not likely lead to the discovery of admissible evidence.” (Seahaus La Jolla Owners Association v. Sup. Ct. (La Jolla View LTD., LLC) (Cal. App. Fourth Dist., Div. 1; March 12, 2014) 224 Cal.App.4th 754, [169 Cal.Rptr.3d 390].)
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