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SECURITY BANK, N.A. v. TAUBER

September 11, 1972

SECURITY BANK, N.A., Plaintiff,
v.
Lazlo TAUBER, Defendant. Louis I. KEA, Plaintiff, v. Diane HOFFMAN, Defendant


Flannery, District Judge.


The opinion of the court was delivered by: FLANNERY

FLANNERY, District Judge.

 These two otherwise unrelated cases are treated together in this Opinion because they present similar questions concerning the interpretation and application of the District of Columbia new long-arm jurisdictional statute, found at D.C. Code 13-421. For the reasons set forth hereinafter the Court grants the defendant's motion for summary judgment in the case of Security Bank v. Tauber, Civil Action No. 2601-69 and grants the defendant's motion to dismiss for lack of jurisdiction over the person and lack of service of process in the case of Kea v. Hoffman, Civil Action No. 269-72.

 The long-arm statute in the District of Columbia, effective February 1, 1971, provides in relevant parts as follows:

 
§ 13-423. Personal jurisdiction based upon conduct
 
(a) A District of Columbia court may exercise personal jurisdiction over a person, who acts directly or by an agent, as to a claim for relief arising from the person's --
 
(1) transacting any business in the District of Columbia;
 
. . .
 
(3) causing tortious injury in the District of Columbia by an act or omission in the District of Columbia;
 
(4)causing tortious injury in the District of Columbia by an act or omission outside the District of Columbia if he regularly does or solicits business, engages in any other persistent course of conduct, or derives substantial revenue from goods, used or consumed, or services rendered, in the District of Columbia;
 
. . .
 
(b) When jurisdiction over a person is based solely upon this section, only a claim for relief arising from acts enumerated in this section may be asserted against him.
 
D.C. Code § 13-423 (Supp. V 1972).

 Once the exercise of personal jurisdiction is authorized by any of the provisions above, service may be made outside the District of Columbia in a number of ways including return-receipt ...


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