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Kim H. Collins

Kim H. Collins

Kim H. Collins, APC

638 Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA 95603
Phone: (916) 215-2783 Email: Website:


Seasoned expert witness in claims handling/coverage cases involving multiple lines of insurance, including construction, specialty, errors and omission, home and auto insurance. He has underwriting and claims handling experience as well as drafting policies.



Formal Education

BA, Stanford, 1966; JD, Hastings, 1970.

Registration and Licenses

Certified to practice in all California state courts and federal courts; and Supreme Court of the United States.

Previous/Current Position

Founded & Managed Bad Faith Section at Haight Brown for 20 years; A founder and past Board of Director of Attorney Insurance Mutual (AIM.)


Rockefeller Fellowship, AV since 1985 by Martindale-Hubbell

Prof. Affiliations

CA State Bar. Defense Research Institute, Federation of Defense, and Corporate Counsel.


Articles: Independent Cumis Counsel: The Second Prong (2013); Intentional Harms & Cumis rights.

Prior Expert

Testified as an expert in both state and federal court including a published opinion as an expert on the issue of the duty to defend under a CGL policy.