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California is home to the largest legal market in the country. However, the list of attorneys who devote their practice in the specialized field of insurance fraud defense is very small. Beckmann Law |SIU   is an investigative SIU litigation attorney and  licensed private investigator in California, Arizona and Hawaii specializing in complex first and third party insurance fraud investigations, coverage analysis and proactive dispositive litigation. Beckmann Law |SIU offers the insurance industry legal and investigative consulting and strategic advice on a statewide basis on a wide range of legal and regulatory matters to protect corporate and stakeholder interests by examining claim legitimacy to avert insurance fraud. Beckmann Law |SIU Investigations combines the strength and resources of a large law firm with decades of investigative experience  of a one man SIU.


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Practice areas


  1. Insurance Fraud: 70%
    20 years
  2. Insurance: 20%
    33 years
  3. Litigation: 10%
    33 years



Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

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    I endorse this lawyer. We worked together on a number of first and third party cases for years. He is knowledgeable and conscientious. I would invite any inquiry if there are questions about him. He has lectured with the NICB and counseled insurers as to claims regulations and requirements.


    Steven Freeburg
    Relationship: Supervised lawyer

Contact info

The Beckmann Group

710 S. Myrtle Aavenue
Suite 213
Monrovia, CA, 91016-2171


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
American Jurisprudence Award in Criminal LawLawyers Co-Operative Publishing Company Bancroft-Whitney Company1979
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalThe Beckmann Group-SIU Contract Service Provider2011 - Present
SIU Litigation Defense CounselFreeburg, Nettels & Schaldenbrand2000 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2012 - Present
Northern California Fraud Investigators AssociationAttorney Member2012 - Present
Southern California Fraud Investigators AssociationAttorney Member2012 - Present
National Association of Investigative SpecialistsAttorney Member2012 - Present
Association of Certified Fraud SpecialistsMember2012 - Present
California Association of Licensed InvestigatorsMember2011 - Present
Interntional Association of Special Investigation UnitsLegal Advocate2011 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Gomez v. All"N" LAll Charters, et al, and related case, Simental et al v. All"N"All Charters, etc. et alThe Gomez action was dismissed after requests for admissions were deemed admitted and before a motion for summary judgment was made. The Simental action was dismissed on the eve of trial.
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Publication nameTitleDate
National Insurance Crime BureauNICB Examination Under Oath and Statement Guide2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Glendale University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor; BSL -Bachelor of Science in Law1982
College of the CanyonsCriminal JusticeA A - Associates of ArtsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
NICB Speialized Investigations AcademyThe SIU and Examination Under Oath2012
20th Annual Seminar & Expo on Insurance FraudMedical Provider Fraud2005
19th Annual Seminar & Expo on Insurance FraudMedical Provider Fraud2004