Scott M. Kolod
has over 28 years of civil trial experience. For the
past fourteen years he has been the managing partner at
Kolod, Wager & Nolan. Before that, Mr. Kolod spent thirteen
years at the international defense firm of Sedgwick, Detert,
Moran & Arnold, where he became an Equity Partner and
managed the firm as part of the firm’s Small Office
Management Committee. His specialty has always been acting
as lead trial counsel in high profile jury trials, usually
on behalf of large corporations and insurance companies. Mr.
Kolod graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from
Indiana University and received his Juris Doctorate Degree
from the University of San Diego.
TYSON & MENDES LLP
San Diego, California
Senior Trial Counsel
Business Litigation practice focusing on Commercial
Litigation, Insurance Coverage, Bad Faith, Professional
Liability and General Tort Litigation. Lead trial counsel on
all types of mass tort, class action, catastrophic injury,
products liability, insurance and business litigation.
Wager Law Offices LLP Escondido, California
Founding and Managing Partner, Master Civil Trial Litigator.
Overall manager of all aspects of law firm, which at its
peak consisted of approximately 30 lawyers, along with
Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold
Los Angeles, CA Office Management Committee Equity Partner.
Insurance Law Specialist with emphasis on trial work. Member
of OMC, which managed all aspects of law firm, including
several hundred attorneys and offices throughout the world.
UNIVERSITY OF SAN
DIEGO SCHOOL OF LAW
Juris Doctor - 1982
Executive member of the Apellate Moot Court Board and
Managing Editor of U.S.D. Woolsack
Bachelor of Science-Dean’s List –– 1979
Graduated Magna Cum Laude
Bar, Admitted 1982
Southern California Defense Counsel
San Diego County
Orange County Bar
North County Bar