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After getting his Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and working as an auditor for Ernst & Whinney (now known as Ernst & Young), Jeffrey H. Ochrach began his practice of law at a large firm in San Francisco. He focuses his practice on the areas of business law, real estate law, business and financial aspects of family law, and lawyer malpractice law. In 1993, Mr. Ochrach formed his own law firm in Placer County.

Mr. Ochrach has extensive trial experience and an unparalleled record of victories. He has tried 35 cases and won 33, or 94%. On average, these have been 2-3 week long trials, and his longest trial lasted almost 2 months.

Mr. Ochrach is listed in The National Directory of Who's Who In Executives and Professionals and has been a legal commentator appearing on Fox40 Television News. Mr. Ochrach has also lectured on trial techniques and strategies at continuing education courses for lawyers, and he has served several times as an expert witness on standard of care and ethics issues.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Litigation: 40%
  2. Real Estate: 20%
  3. Family: 20%
  4. Business: 20%

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    I have known Jeff since we were both associates at a firm in San Francisco. We have stayed in close touch and I have enjoyed watching him develop into perhaps the finest trial lawyer I know. He has a remarkable ability to dive into a complicated case, hone in on the issues that matter, and get results. I heartily endorse Jeff.

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    Joseph Zellmer Litigation Attorney
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  • S. David Rosenthal Esquire

    I've known Mr. Ochrach for many years. As a lawyer of over 20 years myself, when I needed an attorney to represent me in a business dispute, the decision to hire Mr. Ochrach was an easy one. I endorse this lawyer.

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    S. Rosenthal Car accident Attorney
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Contact info

Ochrach Law Group

5701 Lonetree Blvd. #213
Rocklin, CA

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive198705/23/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
DistinguishedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Who's Who Among Professionals and ExecutivesHeritage2012
Paul Harris FellowRotary International2009
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2003
Who's Who Among America's ProfessionalsHeritage2002
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2002
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2001
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2000
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1999
American Jurisprudence AwardUOP McGeorge Law School1986
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyOchrach Law Group1993 - Present
PartnerPeterson, Kell & Ochrach1990 - 1993
AssociateLong & Levit, LLP1987 - 1990
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Placer County Bar AssociationN/A1994 - Present
Sacramento County Bar AssociationN/A1994 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1987 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
McMichael v Tree Care$1.44 million jury verdict for breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing (including $400,000 for emotional distress)
Ponce v Paxson CommunicationAfter very fruitful depositions of the senior executives of Paxson, we won a settlement in excess of $20 million.
JVMCM v Internet AutoWe completely defeated the finance company and won $3.1 million jury verdict for business fraud (including $2.7 million in punitive damages).
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
McGeorge School of Law, University of the PacificLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
California State University, Long BeachAccountingBS - Bachelor of Science1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Legal Continuing EducationHow To Try A Business Litigation Case2010
Continuing Education for LawyersCross Examination in Civil Litigation2009
Legal Continuing EducationJury Selection in California2006