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Executive General Adjuster

Jud Gardner

Executive General Adjuster


Jud joined McLarens in June of 2016 with over a decade in claims handling experience. He earned his Associate in Claims (AIC) and is part of our McLarens Dallas branch. Jud adjusts claims from Mobile, AL to cover Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida.


2016 – Present  McLarens
Executive General Adjuster
2014 – 2016  Citizens Property Insurance Corp of Florida
Claims Principal
2008 – 2014  J&S Claims, LLC
General Adjuster
2005 – 2008  Apple Adjusters
Regional General Adjuster
2004 – 2005  Self Employed
Catastrophe Specialist
2002 – 2004  Cunningham Lindsey
Multi-Line Adjuster
2002 – 2004  Liberty Mutual
Claims Specialist I & II


  • Hurricane Irma: 102 losses & 588 Buildings
  • Hurricane Irma loss to multi-building Condo Association (USD 1.2 Million)
  • Water loss to Class-A high rise in New Orleans CBD: (USD 950 K)
  • Tornado Damage at wind turbine blade R&D Facility (USD 3.5 Million)
  • Crane collapse (USD 1.1 Million)
  • Construction Defect loss at 5-story dormitory (USD 2.2 Million exposure)
  • Successful investigation of fraudulent flood loss (USD 125 K savings)
  • Manuscript Flood to Residential Condo in NYC’s Tribeca District (USD 4.8 Million)
  • Tornado loss to multi-building Condo Association in NC (USD 2.1 Million)
  • Manuscript Flood loss to Reception Hall (USD 3.6 Million)
  • Manuscript Flood loss to Banquet Hall (USD 2.1 Million)



Office Address / Contact Information

10440 North Central Expressway
Suite 650
Dallas, TX 75231
United States
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Industry Certification

Haag Certified Roof Inspector


Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Carson-Newman College


Additional Expertise

Commercial & Personal Lines, Business Interruption, Catastrophe, Liability, Excess Flood

Adjuster Experience

24 years 2000