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Nevada Insurance Expert Witness Paul Wesley Burkett

Almost any court case can benefit from the testimony of a well-respected expert witness, especially cases involving insurance disputes.

An experienced expert witness can often make a case, and qualify, or disqualify, testimony to a judge and jury.

Paul W. Burkett, J.D., CPCU, CIC, CRM, ARM, ALCM, has built his practice on providing skilled and knowledgeable expert witness services relating to:

  • Bad faith
  • Agent/broker standard of care
  • Industry customs and practices
  • Risk management
  • Coverage disputes
  • Coverage analysis
  • Insurance claim disputes

If you or someone you know needs the legal services of an experienced Nevada Insurance Expert Witness, call Paul W. Burkett of Snoaspen Insurance Group, Inc. today at 775-391-8980, or complete the contact form provided on this site to schedule a consultation.

Experience

CEO, SNOASPEN INSURANCE GROUP, Inc. 8- 11- 95 To Present
Provide Risk Management Consultant Services and Policy/Risk Management Program Audit Services to Commercial Clients and Agents/Brokers. Provide Personal and Commercial Insurance Policy Coverage training for Agents, Brokers and Risk Managers. Provide Insurance Coverage Expert Witness Opinions and testimony and provide Agent/Broker Standard of Care Expert Witness Opinions and testimony for defense and plaintiff counsel concerning insurance disputes.

PRINCIPAL AND COO, TUITIONGard®, Ltd. 01- 01- 97 To 05- 01- 06
One of four owners and responsible for underwriting functions for the corporation. Liaison with underwriting and claims operation at the insurance companies involved in the program. Management of Risk Purchasing Group and the Program Manual development and maintenance for the TUITIONGard®, Ltd. Insurance product. Business sold and operations have ceased.

PRESIDENT/C.E.O. MEADOWBROOK INSURANCE GROUP OF CO. 11- 01- 92 To 08-11-06
Direct, motivate, train and monitor marketing results for alternative and association programs. Develop marketing plans, budgets, performance standards for personnel within the office. Report results to senior management in Detroit. Work on corporate special projects as directed. Responsible for $8,000,000 premium book of business in Colorado.

VICE PRESIDENT FRANK B. HALL & CO., MANAGER OF THE RISK MANAGEMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT IN COLORADO. 03- 01- 86 To 11- 01- 92
Direct a staff of ten (10) to develop responses to unique risk management opportunities for clients by applying risk finance and risk control services available through the department and the company. Directed and managed the Loss Control Department as well as directed the risk finance services for fronted captives, rent-a-captive, and self-insurance within the office. Responsible for a $15,000,000 premium book of business in Colorado that generated $1,800,000 in revenue.

Assisted the Colorado Division of Insurance in rewriting the Public Entity Pool Insurance Regulations and the Captive Entity Regulations and the Workers' Compensation Reform Risk Management Regulations.

SOUTHWEST REGIONAL WORKERS' COMPENSATION MANAGER, SAFECO INSURANCE COMPANY, DENVER, CO. 11- 01- 85 To 03- 01- 86
Directed the underwriting selection and profitability of a workers' compensation book of business that was over $18,000,000 in premium for a nine state area. Responsible for directing, motivating, training, and monitoring the following disciplines --loss control, underwriting, marketing and claims adjusting to develop a profitable book of business. Also coordinated regional activities with Home Office Underwriting staff.

DIVISION COMMERCIAL LINES UNDERWRITING MANAGER, SAFECO INSURANCE COMPANY, DENVER, CO. 12- 01- 82 To 11-01-85
Directed, motivated, hired, fired and trained commercial underwriters in selecting profitable business risks in the four state area. Responsible for the profitability of a $14,000,000 premium book of commercial business.

COMMERCIAL MARKETING REPRESENTATIVE, SAFECO INSURANCE COMPANY, FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CA. 01- 01- 81 To 12-01-1982
Directed, motivated, trained and monitored marketing representatives in developing marketing plans for SAFECO commercial programs in California. Worked with regional and national brokers to extract, quote, renew, inspect and assist in presentations for accounts written by SAFECO.

LOSS CONTROL MANAGER, SAFECO INSURANCE COMPANY, FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CA. 4- 01- 77 To 01- 01- 81
Directed, motivated, hired, fired and trained loss control representatives to identify, analyze and develop loss control programs for the commercial exposures written by the underwriters.

USAF CAPTAIN. 06- 01- 72 To 03-01-77
Various locations in the U.S. and overseas. Imagery Intelligence Officer and Targets Officer. Numerous technical and management schools attended during time in service.

If you or someone you know needs the legal services of an experienced Nevada Insurance Expert Witness, call Paul W. Burkett of Snoaspen Insurance Group, Inc. today at 775-391-8980, or complete the contact form provided on this site to schedule a consultation.

Expert Witness Paul W. Burkett, J.D., CPCU, CIC, CRM, ARM, ALCM


College Education:

  • 1980: A.A. in Occupational Safety and Health, Orange Coast Community College, Huntington Beach, CA.
  • 1972: B.A. International Relations, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
  • 1977: Graduate Studies in Public Administration, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.
  • 2007: J.D. Concord Law School, Kaplan University, Los Angles, CA.
  • MILITARY: U.S. Air Force, 1972 to 1977, Honorably discharged with no service reserve obligations. Last rank Captain.

Licensure:

  • Resident Producer (Agent/Broker) License in Nevada from 2002
  • Non-Resident Producer License in Colorado
  • Resident Producer License in Colorado from 1986 to 2002
  • Surplus Lines License in Colorado from 1993 to 2002
  • Numerous non-resident licenses in several states.

Professional Development Programs:

  • 1984: Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU)
  • 1983: Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC)
  • 1986: Associate in Risk Management (ARM)
  • 1981: Associate in Loss Control Management (ALCM)
  • 1999: Certified Risk Manager (CRM)

Professional Affiliations:

  • Director Board of Governors Society of Certified Insurance Counselors
  • CPCU Colorado Chapter, various positions
  • CPCU Nevada Chapter, member
  • PIIAC Colorado, various committees and instructor.
  • Agent’s Service Corporation, President – 100% Owned Subsidiary of the Professional Independent Insurance Agent Corporation (PIIAC) (Past Affiliation)
  • Community College of Aurora, insurance instructor (Past Affiliation)
  • Colorado Insurance Commissioner Committees

Seminars:

  • 1989 to Present: National Instructor for Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC). Courses - Commercial Property Coverage Topics, Commercial Liability Coverage Topics, and Specialized Commercial Graduate Seminars throughout the United States.
  • 1989 to Present: National Instructor for Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) Courses – Commercial Property Coverage Topics, Commercial Liability Coverage Topics, Personal Residential Coverage Topics, Personal Auto Coverage Topics, Agent/Broker Ethics and Agency Management
  • 2003 to Present: Nevada Independent Insurance Agents Association Instructor for numerous Personal and Commercial Insurance coverage topics and Agent/Broker Errors &Omissions Professional Liability Coverage and Loss Prevention courses in Nevada that all are approved for Continuing Education credit by the Nevada Division of Insurance.
  • 1990 to Present: Professional Independent Insurance Agents of Colorado Instructor for numerous Personal and Commercial insurance coverage topics and Agent/Broker Errors & Omissions Professional Liability Coverage and Loss Prevention courses in Colorado that are approved for Continuing Education credit by the Colorado Division of Insurance.
  • 1985 to 1998: Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) Instructor in Colorado

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