No. 319 Philadelphia, 1981, Appeal from Order in the Court of Common Pleas Civil Division, of Philadelphia County, No. 4491 Feb. Term, 1975.
James E. Beasley, Philadelphia, for appellant.
Keith Erbstein, Philadelphia, for Weingrad, appellee.
Adrian J. Gordon, Philadelphia, for Lippy, appellee.
Patrick W. Kittredge, Philadelphia, for Philadelphia, appellee.
Martin Bashoff, Philadelphia, for Montgomeryville, appellee.
Dianne L. Anderson, Philadelphia, for participating party.
Hester, McEwen and Shertz, JJ. Shertz, J., did not participate in the consideration or decision of this case.
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Keith S. Erbstein, Esquire, counsel for the plaintiff in the lower court, has appealed from an Order dated January 27, 1981, entered by the trial court, citing Mr. Erbstein for criminal contempt and fining him $35.00, for his alleged failure to comply with a previous Order of Court.
A jury trial commenced on January 19, 1981 before Judge Bullock. Plaintiff rested her case on Friday, January 23, 1981, following which a conference was held in chambers. During the conference, defense counsel announced that he also rested. The following conversation then ensued:
THE COURT: The case is over. The evidence is all in on the ...