TMS Event Details

Event Title: Mediator Malpractice Insurance

Event Type: Society Session MCLE


Richard Collier’s office
Cooper, White & Cooper LLP
201 California St., 17th Floor
San Francisco, CA
(Please provide your own lunch)

Presenter: Rachel Ehrlich

Date: Thursday, July 12, 2018

Time: Noon to 1:30pm

This program will qualify for 1 hour of MCLE credit.

Program materials will be distributed by email to registered attendants
the week of the event.


An interactive discussion of different malpractice insurance options.  Reference will be made to the provisions of various malpractice insurance policies of participants.  Review and contrast of particular provisions and discussion of how Courts have interpreted certain provisions.  Participants are urged to bring a copy of their own malpractice policy with them.  When you bring your policy, please bring the declarations page (the one with your name and the limits and deductible amounts), main/core policy form, and endorsements.  Preference will be given to discussion of the forms that are in the room so phone participation is discouraged but is still an option. Registrants are encouraged to send by e-mail to Rachel Ehrlich PDFs of their complete policy with identifying information redacted, these may be distributed to registrants in advance.  The subject of whether mediators need insurance will not be addressed.


Discussion Leader


Rachel Ehrlich is a mediator who works on disputes that involve dirt, death, and disillusionment. Her mediation practice is founded on her extensive experience with insurance coverage and claims. Dispute types in which Rachel is often retained include personal injury matters arising from all types of scenarios, defective construction, other construction and real estate disputes including landlord-tenant and neighbor conflict, product liability and other complex and multi-party litigation. Prior to becoming a mediator Rachel managed the resolution of tens of thousands of insurance matters, spread across every state in the country. A more full listing of insurance coverage and related dispute types with which Rachel has experience may be found both in her Judicate West profile and on her website .