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Diepenbrock & Cotter, LLP

Main Office
1435 River Park Drive, Suite 400
Sacramento, CA 95815
Phone: 916-565-6222
Fax: 916-565-6220
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Southern California Office
1701 James M. Wood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Phone: 213-279-2798
Fax: 213-279-2701
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John P. Cotter

John P. Cotter

Sacramento, California

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Insurance Defense
  • Products Liability
  • Premises Liability and Habitability
  • Coverage and Coverage Litigation
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Trucking Defense

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1996


  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, California
    • J.D. - 1991
  • Pepperdine University, Malibu
    • B.S. - 1985
    • Major: Business Administration
    • Major: Finance

Representative Clients

  • Arch Insurance Group
  • Clarendon Insurance Group
  • Converium Insurance Company
  • Magna Carta Companies
  • May Trucking Co.
  • Meadowbrook Insurance Group
  • Midlands Claim Administrators, Inc.
  • National Claims Management
  • National Passenger Railroad Corporation
  • Praetorian Insurance Company
  • Public Agency Risk Sharing Authority of California (PARSAC)
  • Swift Transportation
  • Union Pacific Railroad Company
  • Williamsburg National Insurance Company

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of California, Member
  • National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, Member
  • Association of Defense Counsel, Northern California, Member
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association, Member
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) , Member

Diepenbrock & Cotter, LLP, represents businesses throughout Sacramento and Northern California, including in Sacramento, Fresno, Modesto, San Jose and Oakland and in the following counties: Sacramento County, Solano County, San Joaquin County, Placer County, Sutter County, Yuba County, Plumas County, Alpine County, Santa Clara County, Sonoma County, Fresno County, Alameda County, Nevada County, Yolo County, Merced County, Napa County, Shasta County, Butte County, Stanislaus County, Tehama County, Siskiyou County, Marin County and Contra Costa County. The firm also represents clients from the Central Valley.