Kevin Barrett

Kevin Barrett

Kevin Barrett - Attorney at lawKevin Barrett’s experience spans a variety of practice areas, with an emphasis in insurance coverage, insurance litigation and commercial litigation. He has successfully argued civil procedure and insurance matters before the Arizona Supreme Court and Arizona Court of Appeals; obtained a defense verdict in a civil rights case against the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office; and secured a multi-million dollar verdict on behalf of a Korean manufacturing company. Kevin’s insurance practice focuses on representations of insurers in bad faith and complex insurance coverage litigation.

Contact
Kevin Barrett

  • Graif Barrett & Matura, P.C.
    1850 North Central Ave.,
    Suite 500
    Phoenix, AZ 85004
  • Phone: 602-792-5715
  • Fax: 602-792-5710
  • kbarrett@gbmlawpc.com

Education

  • J.D., Pepperdine University, 1997
  • B.S., University of Arizona, 1992

Professional Memberships

  • State Bar of Arizona
  • State Bar of California

Honors and Awards

  • President’s Physical Fitness Award, 1976

Community Involvement

  • Kids Playing for Kids: Member, Board of Directors, 2008-present

Representative Cases

  • Cullen v. Auto-Owners Ins. Co., 218 Ariz. 417 (2008)
  • Owners Insurance Company v. Illinois Union Insurance Company, 2007 WL 5471953 (2007) (Unpublished)
  • Cullen v. Koty-Leavitt Ins. Agency, 216 Ariz. 509 (App. 2007)
  • Jinro America v. Secure Investments (2003): Obtained $8.8 million judgment on behalf of plaintiff
  • Employers Ins. of Wausau v. Granite State Ins. Co., 330 F.3d 1214 (9th Cir. 2003)
  • Carousel Bakery v. Hartford Fire Ins. Co., 2003 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 388 (Cal. App. 2003)
  • Shelter Island v. St. Paul Fire & Marine Ins. Co., 2002 U.S. App. LEXIS 2535 (9th Cir. 2002) (Unpublished)

Presentations

  • “Wrap Insurance Coverage Issues,” Maricopa County Bar Association, Construction Division, January 2010
  • “Summary of 2008 Arizona and Nevada Insurance Cases,” in-house insurance company presentation (various locations), March 2009
  • “Summary of 2007 Arizona and Nevada Insurance Cases,” in-house insurance company presentation (various locations), March 2008
  • “Summary of 2006 Arizona and Nevada Insurance Cases,” in-house insurance company presentation (various locations), March 2007
  • “Summary of 2005 Arizona and Nevada Insurance Cases,” in-house insurance company presentation (various locations), March 2006
  • “Summary of 2004 Arizona and Nevada Insurance Cases,” in-house insurance company presentation (various locations), March 2005
  • “Insurance Issues In Construction Defect Cases,” Construction Section, State Bar of Arizona, February 2005
  • “Summary of California Insurance Cases,” Orange County Bar Association, October 2000

Court Admissions

  • Arizona, 2000
  • California, 1998
  • Nevada, 2004
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, 2000
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada, 2004
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Central California, 1998
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Southern California, 1998
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1998
Kevin Barrett February 8, 2013

Graif Barrett & Matura

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