Carol D. Kuluva

Carol D. Kuluva,

Los Angeles. Carol D. Kuluva is the Kuluva, Armijo & Garcia Regional Managing Attorney with management oversight of the four law offices located in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Newport Beach and San Diego. Ms. Kuluva is admitted to all courts in the State of California and Montana and to all United States District Courts in California. She has significant trial experience in defending attorneys in legal malpractice cases. Ms. Kuluva also has experience in defending other professionals including real estate brokers and agents, insurance agents, debt collectors, escrow agents and defending personal injury, products liability and premises liability cases.

Ms. Kuluva currently serves as Chair of the State Bar of California, Litigation Section, Executive Committee 2014-2015. She has served on the Executive Committee since 2010, as a member and holding the offices of Secretary 2011-2012, Treasurer 2012-2013 and Vice Chair 2013-2014. Carol is the past Chair of the State Bar of California, Litigation Section, Insurance Staff Counsel Committee, serving in this position from 2005-2009. She is a past Chair of the State Bar of California, Committee on Professional Liability Insurance and served on the committee since its inception in 1990 to 2009.

EDUCATION
San Fernando Valley College of Law (J.D. 1979).
San Fernando Valley Law Review, 1978-1979.
California State University of Northridge (B.A., cum laude, 1976).

BAR ADMISSIONS
State Bar of California
All United States District Courts: Northern, Central, Southern and Eastern for the District of California
State Bar of Montana

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
Los Angeles County (Member, Attorneys Errors and Omissions Committee, 1994-1999; Delegate to State Bar, 1989; Attorney Client Relations Mediator, 1987-1998) and American Bar Association (Associate, National Legal Malpractice Data Center; Member, Torts and Insurance Section; Vice Chair, Committee on Professional Officers and Directors Liability Law, 1993-1994); State Bar of California (Co-Chairman, 2002- and Member, 1990-, Committee on Professional Liability Insurance, 2002-2009; Member, Law Practice Management and Labor and Employment Law Sections; Speaker, 1990-present, Chairperson of the State Bar of California, Litigation Section, Insurance Staff Counsel Committee, 2005 to 2009; ;State Bar of California, Litigation Section, Executive Committee, 2010-present, Secretary, Treasurer, Vice- Chair and Chair.; State Bar of California Evaluator for Certification of Professional Liability Attorneys, 2002); State Bar of Montana.

ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS
Arbitrator, Special Arbitration Panel, Los Angeles Superior Court, 1993-1996; Judge Pro Tem, Municipal Court, Los Angeles, 1993-1996; State Bar of California Evaluator for Certification of Professional Liability Attorneys, 2002; Speaker on risk management for attorneys, conflicts of interest and ethics for professional organizations, law firms, State Bar of California and American Bar Association.