Awards and Recognition

Jeffrey I. Ehrlich, California Appellate Specialist

2008 Appellate Lawyer of the Year, Jeffrey EhrlichMr. Ehrlich has twice been honored as the “Appellate Lawyer of the Year” by the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (“CAALA”), winning the award in 2004 and again in 2008. He was the first two-time winner of the award. CAALA is the largest local association of plaintiffs’ attorneys in the United States, with almost 3,000 members. Ehrlich serves on its Board of Governors. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of CAALA’s Advocate magazine, and is also the issue editor for the magazine’s yearly issues on insurance and on appeals and law-and-motion. His articles on insurance law, appeals, HMOs, arbitration, and other topics have been published in the Advocate, in Plaintiff magazine, in the Consumer Attorneys of California’s Forum magazine, and the Los Angeles Daily Journal.

Mr. Ehrlich has been a frequent speaker at CAALA’s annual convention in Las Vegas on subjects including insurance law, writs and appeals, trial preparation, and civil procedure. He has also been a speaker at seminars sponsored by the Consumer Attorneys of California, the American Association for Justice, the Practicing Law Institute, and the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel.

Mr. Ehrlich is a contributing editor to the Rutter Group publications on Insurance Litigation and Civil Procedure Before Trial. In 2009 he was a speaker on the Rutter Group’s seminar on Recent Developments in Insurance Law, serving on a panel with the Hon. H. Walter Croskey, the Hon. Rex Heeseman, and Tina Imre. In 2010 he will speak on the Rutter Group’s seminar on summary-judgment practice with the Hon. Norman Epstein, the Hon. Lee Smalley Edmon, and William Wegner.

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