Richard J. Conti
Rich was born in Berkeley, currently lives in Alamo, and has lived in the area for his entire life. He is a partner at Craddick, Candland & Conti. Rich concentrates his practice in the defense of professional liability claims on behalf of physicians, hospitals, physician practice groups, and other healthcare providers. He has successfully tried numerous cases, both in court and at arbitration, to defense verdict. He has extensive experience in litigating cases involving complex medical malpractice issues and catastrophic injuries. In addition, Rich represents physicians and nurses in California Medical Board and Nursing Board matters. Rich has also represented entities in premises liability matters.
Rich has addressed physician groups and nursing groups as a featured speaker on various topics of medical malpractice defense. He has also addressed groups of insurance claims representatives on medical malpractice defense issues.
Rich is licensed to practice in the State of California. He is also admitted to appear before the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. He has also appeared in the California Court of Appeals.
Rich received his B.S. degree from the University of California at Berkeley in 1967. He then attended Hastings College of the Law, where he received his J.D. degree in 1970. He was a Deputy District Attorney with the Alameda County District Attorneys’ office from 1971 until 1977, when he joined Craddick, Candland & Conti.
Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 1970
University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 1967
California State Courts
United States Federal District Court:
Northern District of California
State Bar of California
Contra Costa County Bar Association
Honors and Distinctions
American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys, Diplomat with special competence in medical professional liability
California Medical Legal Committee, Member
Northern California Super Lawyers, yearly since 2011
12677 Alcosta Blvd, Suite 375
San Ramon, CA 94583