Our firm was successful in achieving a restricted license for an insurance producer who had a number of prior convictions, including a felony burglary conviction.   After the client initially applied for his insurance license, his application was summarily denied due to his record.  The California Department of Insurance has the right to summarily deny (without

California’s insurance brokers are licensed and disciplined by the Insurance Commissioner through the Department of Insurance (DOI).  It has been my experience that the Department of Insurance takes a firm stance in disciplining its licensees.  In my view there are three reasons that account for this: 1) the Insurance Commissioner is an elected public official