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Smith Smith & Feeley LLP
1401 Dove Street, Suite 610
Newport Beach, California 92660Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 949-263-5920
Fax: 949-263-5925
www.insurlaw.com
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Client Information
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Practice Areas
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Bad Faith
  • Property
  • General Liability
  • Commercial and Personal Lines
  • Primary and Excess Insurance
  • Examinations Under Oath
  • Trial Practice
  • Arbitration
  • Appellate Practice
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About Us
Smith Smith & Feeley LLP is a law firm devoted to insurance coverage analysis and litigation. The firm's mission is to provide all clients with prompt, innovative and cost-effective solutions to insurance claims and litigation, while adhering to the highest professional standards.
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Client Information
Insurance Clients
Allstate Insurance CompanyCapital Insurance Group
Contractors Insurance Company of North America Inc. (RRG)Fireman's Fund Insurance Company
First American Property Casualty Insurance Company / First American Specialty Insurance CompanyGreat American Insurance Company
Hanover Insurance GroupThe Hartford
Interinsurance Exchange of the Automobile ClubLiberty Mutual Insurance Company
Markel International Insurance Company, Ltd.Mercury Insurance Group
Oregon Mutual Insurance CompanyState Farm General Insurance Company
Stillwater Insurance Group, Inc.Underwriters at Lloyd's, London
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Personnel Information

John E. Feeley
Newport Beach, CA
E-Mail:jfeeley@insurlaw.com
Practice Areas
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Bad Faith
Admitted
  • California, 1984
  • U.S. District Court, Central and Southern Districts of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Memberships:
  • American Bar Association (Trial, Tort and Insurance Practice Section)
  • Orange County Bar Association (Insurance Law Section)
  • Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • Fairfield University, B.S., 1981
  • Southwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1984
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Stephen E. Smith
Newport Beach, CA
E-Mail:ssmith@insurlaw.com
Practice Areas
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Bad Faith
Admitted
  • California, 1985
  • U.S. District Court, Central and Southern Districts of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Memberships:
  • American Bar Association (Trial, Tort and Insurance Practice Section)
  • Orange County Bar Association (Insurance Law Section)
  • California Conference of Arson Investigators
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
Education:
  • California Lutheran College, B.A. (summa cum laude), 1982
  • University of Southern California School of Law, J.D., 1985
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Phillip E. Smith
Newport Beach, CA
E-Mail:psmith@insurlaw.com
Practice Areas
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Bad Faith
Admitted
  • California, 1985
  • U.S. District Court, Central and Southern Districts of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Memberships:
  • American Bar Association (Trial, Tort and Insurance Practice Section)
  • Orange County Bar Association (Insurance Law Section)
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
Education:
  • California Lutheran College, B.A. (summa cum laude), 1982
  • Loyola Law School, J.D., 1985
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Jean K. Bak
Newport Beach, CA
E-Mail:jbak@insurlaw.com
Admitted
  • California, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
Memberships:
  • Orange County Bar Association (Insurance Law Section)
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
Education:
  • Binghamton University, B.A., 2006
  • University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 2011
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Michael L. Bean
Newport Beach, CA
E-Mail:mbean@insurlaw.com
Admitted
  • California, 2009
  • U.S. District Court, Central, Eastern and Northern Districts of California
Memberships:
Orange County Bar Association (Insurance Law Section)
Education:
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A. (cum laude), 2006
  • Pepperdine University School of Law, J.D., 2009
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Colrena K. Johnson
Newport Beach, CA
E-Mail:cjohnson@insurlaw.com
Admitted
  • California, 1989
  • U.S. District Court, Central and Southern Districts of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Memberships:
  • Orange County Bar Association (Insurance Law Section)
Education:
  • California State University, Dominguez Hills, B.A. (magna cum laude), 1985
  • Southwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1989
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Lois S. Kim
Newport Beach, CA
E-Mail:lkim@insurlaw.com
Admitted
  • California, 2009
  • U.S. District Court, Central and Southern Districts of California
Memberships:
Orange County Bar Association (Insurance Law Section)
Education:
  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., 2005
  • University of San Diego School of Law, J.D., 2009
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California Insurance Law Digest
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(Revisors of the California Insurance Law Digest for this Publication)