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Kathleen M. Defever

Practice areas:

Insurance, Personal Injury, Social Security

Kathleen Defever

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About Me

 


While I will accept all types of insurance disputes on the behalf of the policyholder, I specialize in disability insurance. I have never lost a case. Therefore, if I take on your dispute with your insurer, you have an excellent chance at recovering your rightful benefits.


 


Any of my previous clients will vouch for my professionalism, empathy for your difficult situation, and positive results.

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Licensed since 2013

  1. Insurance: 80%
    6 years, 100 cases
  2. Personal Injury: 15%
    6 years
  3. Social Security: 5%
    2 years

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Free Consultation (30 minutes)

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Contact Info

1550G Tiburon Blvd #500
Tiburon, CA, 94920

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive201305/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Excellence for the Future Award - International Moot CourtCALI (Computer Assisted Legal Instruction)2007

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Associate AttorneyLitchfield Law Group2014 - 2015
Principal AttorneyDefever Law2013 - Present
Managing Attorney / Office ManagerRay Bourhis Associates2012 - 2013
Law Clerk / ParalegalGumbiner & Eskridge2011 - 2012
Law Clerk / Office ManagerBourhis & Mann2009 - 2011
Legal InternFederal Public Defender2007 - 2008

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Marin Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
San Francisco Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Personal Injury Case - ConfidentialSettlement $90,000
Disability Insurance Benefits - Liberty MutualBenefits Reinstated
Disability Insurance Benefits - Mass MutualSettlement $1,000,000

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Pamphlet; Second Revised EditionAdvising Long Term Disability Insurance Policyholders Concerning Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith2012
Physician's Practice / OB/GYN.netIntroduction to Disability Insurance: Why is it So Important for an OB/GYN?2012

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Connecticut School of LawInsurance LawLL.M - Master of Laws2016
DePaul University College of LawSpecialization in International LawJD - Juris Doctor2007
DePaul UniversityInternational StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts2003