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2329 India Street
Suite 2011

San Diego CA 92101
(800)  207-9301
(800)  207-9324 Fax

Charles W. (Bill) Arnold
Director and General Manager

Patrice M.G. Li

Gene Hillger

Lauralee Meade

Gene P. Hillger
Gene P. Hillger

(800 207-9301

Gene P. Hillger heads our Blue Water Hull department. He iis one of our marine hull surveyors and one of our managing claims adjusters, handling the full line of adjusting.

Gene is an attorney admitted to the California Bar in 1986 and the American Samoa bar in 1996. In addition, he is an accredited marine surveyor and member of the Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors (SAMS). Gene graduated from the United States Merchant Marine Academy, King's Point, in 1979, with a degree in Marine Transportation. He is a graduate of The American University's Washington College of Law.

Prior to entering law school, he sailed with Military Sealift Command's Pacific Division as first, second and third deck officer on ocean tugs, tankers, cargo and research vessels. After law school, Gene practiced insurance defense law in San Diego for two years handling medical malpractice and general liability cases. He then spent one year aboard support vessels in the Gulf of Mexico oil fields and working on oil platforms prior to joining our firm.

Gene holds a USCG 1600-ton Master's License and an Unlimited Tonnage Second Mate's License, and was a lieutenant in the US Naval Reserve. Gene is a certified open water diver.

Gene has been with us since 1994.