Specializing in insurance law & regulation, legislative services and association management

About Us

 

Chartrand Legal Management, Inc.

9625 Pflumm Road,  Lenexa, KS 66215

Ph: 913-768-4700  Fax: 913-890-4779  Cell: 913-269-4701

Email: artchartrand@mac.com

Art Chartrand

Arthur J. Chartrand

Born: Kansas City, Missouri
Residence: Overland Park, Kansas

Administrative Assistant: Joy L. Moore JoyLmoore@mac.com

We are located just 20 minutes from downtown Kansas City and the headquarters of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC).

Education

1976 Rockhurst High School, Jesuit Prep School

1980 Business Degree from K-State University, Manhattan, KS

1983 Juris Doctor from the University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Professional

1983-84   Trial lawyer in Beloit, Kansas with Gantenbein & Frasier

1984-85   Counsel, Employers Reinsurance Corporation

1985-92   Counsel, National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) See www.naic.org

1986        Completed NAIC’s Insurance Commissioner Training Program

1991        Assisted in the design of the NAIC Market Conduct Regulation School

1991        First non-insurance commissioner to receive the IRES President’s Award for Insurance
1992        Founded Chartrand Law Office
1993 – 2000
Chair of The National Insurance School on Market Regulation
1997 – 2009
Frequent guest and co-host of national radio show,  It’s Your Money with Bill Bailey.
1993        Developed the National Insurance Technology Conference
2000 – 2009
Founder and Counsel to The National Insurance School ®
2004 – Present 
Executive Director & 
Counsel to The National Home Service Contract Association
2009        Founded Chartrand Legal Management, Inc.
2016        National Hernandez Insurance Education Award by IRES Foundation

Specialties

Chartrand has broad experience in computer hardware, software and database management issues and is an experienced contract negotiator. Chartrand was the key architect of the NAIC’s current Market Information Systems. The NAIC Special Activities Database (SAD), Regulatory Information Retrieval System (RIRS), Complaints Database System (CDS) and Exam Tracking System all feature Chartrand design and innovation. The National Insurance Producer Registry (NIPR) and its design approach to tracking insurance producers has many design aspects originated by Chartrand.

Chartrand has over 30 years experience in association management, government relations, lobbying and regulatory and legislative management. Chartrand and Joy Moore have a combined 30 years experience in meeting management, hotel contracting and meeting logistics.

In 1991, Chartrand was the first non-insurance commissioner to be awarded the prestigious, IRES Presidents Award for significant contributions to education and professionalism among insurance regulators.

In 1993, Chartrand founded and developed the National Insurance Technology Conference – a unique forum of insurers, regulators and vendors assembled to cooperate on emerging insurance information management technology. He is an experienced public speaker and has been quoted in publications as Newsweek, Changing Times, USA Today, and The National Underwriter.

Chartrand has been in every state capitol on many occasions and testified on emerging insurance issues before every state legislature. His authorship touches many national insurance models.

Civic Involvement

• Youth basketball and soccer coach.
• Founder of the KSU-Ed Chartrand Memorial Soccer Tournament
• Founder of the Chartrand Charitable Foundation  Opportunities for Youth thru Sports

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