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Paul S. Kular, Of Counsel
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Phoenix Attorney
Paul S. Kular, Of Counsel

Phone: 602.274.7611

Email: pkular@bcattorneys.com

Languages: English, Punjabi

Paul Kular began his legal career practicing with a private law firm in Scottsdale, Arizona.  In 2005, he was recruited by Travelers Insurance to represent insureds in their construction defect department.  Shortly thereafter, Paul also began working in Travelers subrogation department.  At the time he left Travelers Insurance as Senior Counsel, he was handling all of Traveler’s Insurance construction defect and subrogation cases in Arizona, as well as handling complex tort defense cases.

Prior to coming to Burch & Cracchiolo, Paul was at a downtown Phoenix law firm handling a variety of different matters, but primarily insurance defense.

Paul has served on the State Bar of Arizona Mentoring Committee, and also served on the State Bar of Arizona Civil Jury Instructions Committee.  He is an active community volunteer.

Paul received his B.A. in social sciences with an emphasis in psychology from Bridgeport College in Bridgeport, Connecticut. While there, Paul played baseball and ran cross-country at the NCAA II level, and captained his baseball team his sophomore year.

While attending law school at Northeastern University, Paul served as an intern under the Honorable Chief Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson, of the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

In 2012, Paul appeared in the “Young Guns” article in Attorney at Law Magazine, recognizing rising stars in Arizona’s legal community.

In addition, Paul has been recognized as a contributor in two books:  “Phil Ackland’s Guide for Commercial Kitchen Fires, Prevention and Investigation, A Collaboration of Experts” (2012); and “Toxic Torts:  A Complete Personal Injury Guide” (1994).

Practice Areas:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Wrongful Death Litigation

Areas Of Concentration:

  • Automobile Accidents and Injuries
  • Automobile Insurance Coverage
  • Automobile Liability
  • Bodily Injury
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Construction Accidents
  • Construction Defect Litigation
  • Construction Insurance Defense
  • Fire Insurance Subrogation
  • General Liability Defense
  • Insurance Bad Faith and Coverage Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Coverage Defense
  • Insurance Defense Litigation
  • Product Liability Litigation
  • Property Subrogation
  • Wrongful Death

Representative Engagements:

  • Jokake Construction Co. v. Elward Construction Co., 2010 WL 334992 (App. 2010).  Paul was cited for having sent a proper tender of defense, which met the test of Litton Systems, Inc v. Shaw’s Sale & Serv., Ltd., 119 Ariz. 10, 14,  579 P.2d 48, 52 (App. 1978).

Professional Affiliations:

  • State Bar of Arizona, member, 2003-present
  • State Bar of Arizona Civil Jury Instructions Committee, 2015
  • State Bar of Arizona Mentoring Committee, 2013-2015
  • National Association of Subrogation Professionals

Presentations and Publications:

  • Presenter, “Recent Changes to Construction Defect Law in Arizona”, Travelers Law Symposium (2015, 2016)

Community Involvement:

  • State of Arizona High School Mock Trial Tournament Judge (2013-2015)
  • Arizona State University Mock Trial Project (ACC 591 Forensic Accounting), Master of Accounting Program Judge (2011-2012)
  • Arizona State University Preliminary Round of Richard H. Oplinger Closing Argument Competition Judge (2011)
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Arizona chapter, helped raise more than $5,000 in fundraising contributions, Organizer (October 2009)

Languages Spoken:

  • Punjabi

Honors & Awards:

  • In 2012, Paul appeared in a “Young Guns” article in Attorney at Law Magazine, recognizing rising stars in Arizona’s legal community. 

Education:

  • J.D., Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts, 2003
  • B.A., in Social Sciences (emphasis Psychology), University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 2000

Admitted In:

  • Arizona
  • U.S. District Court of Arizona

Contact This Firm

Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A.

702 East Osborn Road
Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85014
United States

Law Firm Contact: David M. Villadolid

Tel: 602.274.7611

Fax: 602.234.0341

Email: dvilladolid@bcattorneys.com

Website: www.bcattorneys.com

Member Since: 2009

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