On May 30, 2012, Former DA Michael Gressett Files Civil Complaint In Superior Court Against 20 Defendants Including Public Entities And Private Individuals

On May 30, 2012, former Contra Costa County Deputy District Attorney Michael Gressett filed a civil lawsuit for a politically motivated malicious prosecution, false arrest, defamation and violation of his constitutional rights. The defendants include: Contra Costa County, the Contra Costa County District Attorneys’ Office; the City of Martinez; the City of Martinez Police Department; the State of California; the Office of the Attorney General for the State of California; Former District Attorney Robert Kochly; Former Contra Costa County Assistant Chief Deputy District Attorney Paul Sequeira; Former Contra Costa County Chief Deputy District Attorney Brian Baker; Chief Investigator Gene Greenwald; Darryl Jackson; Paul Mulligan; Former Martinez Chief of Police Tom Simonetti; Eric Ghisletta; Jon Sylvia; Supervising Deputy Attorney General Joyce Blair; Deputy Attorney General Peter Flores; former judge and 2010 Contra Costa district attorney candidate Dan O’Malley; Tom McKenna and the O’Malley & McKenna Law Office.