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Smith Smith & Feeley LLP

1401 Dove Street, Suite 610, Newport Beach, California 92660

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

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Personnel Information


John E. Feeley

Newport Beach, CA

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

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

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

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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Colrena K. Johnson

Newport Beach, CA

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

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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Ciprian Dogaru

Newport Beach, CA

Practice Areas
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Bad Faith
Admitted
  • California, 2002
  • U.S. District Court, Central, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of California
Memberships:
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
Education:
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A., 1998
  • American University, M.B.A., 2001
  • American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., 2001

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