CPM Founder Cotchett Receives Prestigious Consumer Advocate Award
Joseph W. Cotchett received the prestigious Edward I. Pollock Award from the Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC) in November 2007 at the group's 46th annual convention in San Francisco. Established in 1982, the award is the oldest one given by the CAOC and is named after the former CAOC president and renowned consumer advocate. Cotchett was cited for his years of dedication on behalf of the causes and ideals of the CAOC. Also in November 2007, Cotchett was presented the annual Clarence Darrow Award of the Mass Torts Made Perfect group at a seminar in Las Vegas.