ROBERT N. HUGHES, CPCU, ARM


Home Address: 7732 Briaridge Road
Dallas, TX 75248
Robert Hughes
Office Address: Robert Hughes Associates, Inc.
508 Twilight Trail, Suite 200
Richardson, TX 75080

EXPERIENCE

ROBERT HUGHES ASSOCIATES, INC.    (1979 to date)

Mr. Hughes founded RHA in 1979 and has served continuously since as its President and Chairman. RHA is a broadly based insurance consulting firm providing insurance consultations, litigation support, actuarial services, product design and insurance company administration.

In addition to his responsibilities as the chief operating officer of the company, Mr. Hughes acts as a consultant and expert witness. Since 1990 he has been retained to assist policyholders, insurers and their attorneys in more than 320 cases. He has testified in 137 of those cases and has testified at trial/arbitration/mediation 44 times in numerous states.

RIMCO, INC.     (1972 – 1979)

Mr. Hughes served as Executive Vice President of Rimco, Inc., a large Dallas-based insurance consulting firm. His consulting specialties included banking, energy, property management and development, contractors and transportation.

Mr. Hughes' banking clients included most of the larger banks in Texas and their holding companies. He was responsible for reviewing and negotiating all coverages including property, bankers' blanket bonds, general liability, directors' and officers' liability, workers' compensation, etc.

HUGHES INSURANCE AGENCY    (1960 – 1972)

Hughes was the owner of a local insurance agency in Pecos, Texas. The agency served a farming and oil & gas related economy and also wrote a book of personal lines coverages.

U.S. ARMY AND ARMY NATIONAL GUARD    (1960 – 1968)

Served as a cavalry officer, achieving the rank of 1st Lieutenant.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Business Administration . . . Cum Laude Southern Methodist University - 1960

PROFESSIONAL

Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter - 1973
Associate in Risk Management - 1976
Member, Society of CPCU
Texas Licensed Risk Manager
New Jersey Producers License
Fellow, Institute of Directors, London, England
Diplomate, American Board of Forensic Examiners
Fellow, American Academy of Forensic Examiners
Member, Academy of Experts (London)
Judge for the 2001 Business Insurance Risk Manager of the Year and Risk Management Honor Roll
Texas Local Recording Agent
Texas Managing General Agent
Texas Surplus Lines Agent

OTHER BUSINESS AFFILIATIONS

Vice President and Director - British American Insurance Company (Formerly) Director - Alexander Howden Group, U.S. (Formerly) Director - Financial Casualty & Surety Company (Formerly) Director - Risk Management Assurance Corporation (Formerly)

SPEAKING/TEACHING PUBLISHED ARTICLES TESTIMONY EXPERIENCE

Qualified by the court as an insurance expert in the following jurisdictions:

Arkansas
   Circuit Court, Sebastian County, Arkansas
California
   Los Angeles Superior
   Superior Court of California, Alameda
   Superior Court of California, San Francisco County
   United States District Court, Central District of California
Colorado
   District Court, City and County of Denver, State of Colorado
Delaware
   Superior Court of the State of Delaware, New Castle County
Illinois
   17th Judicial Circuit of Winnebago County, Illinois
Indiana
   Hendricks Superior County #1, Danville, Indiana
Kansas
   US District Court, District of Kansas (Mediation)
Louisiana
   19th JD, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Maryland
   Circuit Court for Baltimore County
   United States District Court for the District of Maryland
Michigan
   Schoolcraft County Circuit Court, Michigan
Minnesota
   District Court of the Second Judicial Circuit, Ramsey County, Minnesota
Missouri
   Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri at Kansas City
New Jersey
   Superior Court of New Jersey, Middlesex County
   US District Court of New Jersey (Arbitration)
New York
   US District Court, Southern District of New York
   Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York (Arbitration)
Oklahoma
   US Bankruptcy for the Northern District of Oklahoma
   Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma
Pennsylvania
   United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Texas
   285th Judicial District Court – Dallas County, Texas
   District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division
   116th Judicial Court, Dallas County
   District Court, Harris County, Texas, 80th Judicial District
   398th Judicial District, Hidalgo County, Texas
   US District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division
   District Court of Travis County, Texas, 201st Judicial District
   259th Judicial District Court, Travis County, Texas
   260th Judicial District Court of Travis County, Texas
   District Court of Travis County, Texas, 53rd Judicial District
   US District Court for Northern Texas, Dallas Division (Arbitration)
   151st Judicial District Court of Harris County, Texas (Mediation)
Washington
   Superior Court of the State of Washington, in and for the County of King


Has also testified at deposition or offered opinions in matters litigated in the following jurisdictions:


Alabama
   US District Court, Southern District of Alabama
Alaska
   Superior Court for the State of Alaska, 3rd Judicial District
Arkansas
   Circuit Court of Union County, Arkansas Second Division
Arizona
   US District Court for the District of Arizona (Phoenix) Division
California
   Southern California, Los Angeles County
   Superior Court of the State of California, County of Los Angeles
   Superior Court of the State of California for the County of San Diego
   San Joaquin Superior Court, California
   Superior Court of the State of California for the County of San Francisco
   United States District Court, Central District of California
   United Stated Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California, Oakland Division
Colorado
   US District Court of Colorado
District of Columbia
   Superior Court of the District of Columbia, Civil Division
Florida
   US District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division
   4th Judicial Circuit, Duval County, Florida
   US Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida
Georgia
   United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta Division
Illinois
   118th Judicial District, DuPage County, Illinois
Indiana
   Circuit Court of Porter County, Valparaiso, Indiana
   Montgomery Circuit Court, County of Montgomery, State of Indiana
Louisiana
   19th Judicial District, E. Baton Rouge, Louisiana
   US District Court, Western District of Louisiana, Lafayette-Opelousas Division
   Middle District of Louisiana
   Div. "N", Sec. 8, Civil District Court, Parish of Orleans, State of Louisiana
   Div. "M", Sec. 7, Civil District Court, Parish of Orleans, State of Louisiana
Massachusetts
   US District Court, District of Massachusetts
Michigan
   US District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, Northern Division
   US District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Southern Division
   State of Michigan in the Circuit Court for the County of Wayne
   State of Michigan, The Circuit Court for the County of Washtenaw
   Eastern District of Michigan, Northern Division
Minnesota
   US District Court, District of Minnesota, Fifth Division
Missouri
   US District Court, Western District of Missouri
   US District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, Eastern Division
New Jersey
   Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Union County
   Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Middlesex County
   Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Morris County
   Superior Court of New Jersey, Somerset County
   US District Court, District of New Jersey
Ohio
   US District Court for the Southern District of Ohio Eastern Division
   State Court in Ohio, Monroe County
   Court of Common Pleas of Franklin County, Ohio
   Court of Common Pleas, Summit County, Ohio
Oklahoma
   US District Court, Western District of Oklahoma
Pennsylvania
   Court of Common Pleas of Chester County, Pennsylvania
South Carolina
   Court of Common Pleas, South Carolina, Greenville County
Texas
   US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Beaumont Division
   73rd Judicial District Court, Bexar County, Texas
   57th Judicial District Court of Bexar County, Texas
   35th Judicial District Court of Cameron County, Texas
   162nd Judicial District, Dallas County, Texas
   District Court of Dallas County, TX 298th JD
   134th Judicial District Court, Dallas
   US District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division
   County Court at Law Number Two, El Paso County, Texas
   US District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Fort Worth Division
   10th Judicial Court, Galveston County, Texas
   District Court of Gregg County, TX 188th JD
   127th District Court, Harris County, Texas
   District Court of Harris County, TX 152nd JD
   District Court of Harris County, TX 189th JD
   164th Judicial District Court of Harris County, Texas
   215th Judicial District Court, Harris County, Texas
   District Court, Harris County Civil Court at Law #2
   334th Judicial District Court of Harris County, Texas
   District Court of Harris County, Texas, 61st Judicial District
   71st Judicial District Court of Harrison County, Texas
   US District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division
   District Court of Hunt County, 196th District Court
   District Court of Jefferson County, Texas
   District Court, Montgomery County, Texas
   17th Judicial District Court, Tarrant County, Texas
   236th Judicial District Court of Tarrant County, Texas
   250th Judicial District Court of Travis County, Texas
   201st Judicial District Court of Travis County, Texas
   261st Judicial District, Travis County, Texas
Washington
   Superior Court of the State of Washington, Spokane County
   Superior Court of the State of Washington in and for the County of King
   Supreme Court of the State of Washington
West Virginia
   West Virginia Circuit Court
Wisconsin
   Dane County, Circuit Court, Wisconsin