Mr. Coglianese limits his practice to the representation of homeowners and their associations. However, he brings broad insight and an interesting perspective to the process, having worked previously on behalf of contractors as a defense attorney, and also with CIGNA Property and Casualty Company, gaining invaluable experience in insurance coverage. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from Rutgers University, and his Juris Doctorate from the University of San Diego School of Law. He has extensive experience in all aspects of construction defect litigation. He has participated in numerous mediations, and has trial experience in both state and federal courts. Chris's experience with CIGNA increased his familiarity with the law of insurance coverage, so important in securing payments from the insurance carriers for careless builders, subcontractors and design professionals. Mr. Coglianese utilizes his background knowledge and experience to great advantage for his association clients. He has been instrumental in the recovery of several millions of dollars necessary to effect repairs resulting from substandard construction.
Mr. Coglianese is a licensed attorney in California, Arizona and Florida. He is a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Federal, State, and local Bar Associations in California, Arizona and Florida, and has been listed in the International "Who's Who" of young professionals. He was awarded membership in the "Million Dollar Advocates Forum." Mr. Coglianese speaks regularly for various organizations on matters relating to construction defect litigation, including speaking engagements at the CAI National Conference, and West Coast Casualty Seminar in Anaheim, California. Additionally, he is a member of the Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC).
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