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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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Scott D. Cote

Scott D. Cote

Sacramento, California

Mr. Cote has significant experience representing general contractors and sub-contractors in construction defect and accident matters. Mr. Cote's practice also focuses on automobile/trucking accidents, premises liability, toxic tort, real estate and medical malpractice matters. Mr. Cote has extensive experience with personal injury matters, including catastrophic injury and wrongful death.

Mr. Cote has successfully represented his clients in both bench and jury trials.

Prior to joining Diepenbrock & Cotter, Mr. Cote was the managing partner of Cote Law Group since 2008.

Mr. Cote was born and raised in the Bay Area. He received his JD from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 1998. He received his Bachelor's degree from the University of California at Santa Cruz in 1992.

Areas of Practice

  • Construction Defect and Accident Matters
  • Automobile/Trucking Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Toxic Tort
  • Real Estate
  • Medical Malpractice Matters
  • Personal Injury
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Wrongful Death

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1999


  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, California
    • J.D. - 1998
  • University of California, Santa Cruz
    • Bachelor's Degree - 1992

Past Employment Positions

  • Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, Partner
  • Seley & Cote, LLP, Co-Founder
  • Cote Law Group, Managing Partner, Since 2008

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.