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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: kim.h.collins@kimcollinslaw.com Website: www.kimcollinslaw.com

Specialties

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.

Degrees/Licenses

BA; JD.

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.)

Honors/Awards

Rockefeller Fellowship, AV since 1985 by Martindale-Hubbell

Prof. Affiliations

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

Publications

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.