Snoaspen Insurance Group, Inc.

Snoaspen Insurance Group, Inc.

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

10775 Double R Blvd. Reno, NV 89521

About the Expert

Paul W. Burkett can provide expert witness testimony/consulting and specializes in Insurance Company Good and Bad Faith, Agent/Broker Standard of Care, Insurance Industry Custom and Practices, Risk Management Consulting, Business Contract Insurance Clause Analysis and Application, Insurance Coverage Analysis, and Insurance Claims Disputes Analysis.

Areas of Expertise

  • Insurance - Bad Faith
  • Insurance - Customs and Practices
  • Insurance - Property Casualty
  • Insurance - Risk Management
  • Insurance Agents & Brokers - Standard of Care

Expert's Profile

Mr. Burkett, CEO, SNOASPEN INSURANCE GROUP, Inc since 1995. has extensive experience in providing Risk Management Consultant Services and Policy/Risk Management Program Audit Services to Commercial Clients and Agents/Brokers. Providing Personal and Commercial Insurance Policy Coverage training for Agents, Brokers and Risk Managers. Providing Insurance Coverage Expert Witness Opinions and testimony and also providing Agent/Broker Standard of Care Expert Witness Opinions and testimony for defense and plaintiff counsel concerning insurance disputes.

Personal Achievements


  • 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.

Special Training

  • 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)
  • ANNUAL Continuing Education Courses since 1983 (20 Hours per year minimum)


  • Forensic Expert Witness Association, current member
  • Northern Nevada Risk and Insurance Management Association, current member
  • Nevada Independent Insurance Agents Association, serving on Education Committee and the 2009 to 2010 Insurance Person of the Year
  • Past Director Board of Governors Society of Certified Insurance Counselors (2005 to 20011)
  • CPCU Colorado Chapter, various positions
  • CPCU Nevada Chapter, current 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
  • Society of Certified Insurance Counselors curriculum committees


  • CIC Counselor Magazine Articles (Will Forward Upon Request)
  • “The Workers Compensation Dilemma”
  • “ Navigating the E&S Market”
  • “Surge Ahead and Take Charge - Manage those EDP EXP”
  • “Contemplating Cyber Risk”
  • Numerous Articles for the Nevada Independent Insurance Agents Newsletter under the Column – “Paul’s Corner”

Listed in the Following States

Snoaspen Insurance Group, Inc. is listed with ExpertPages in the following jurisdictions: All US Regions and States, Canada (all Provinces).