Training/Education Programs


Andler & Associates has been involved for the last 11 years in providing a free fire seminar at the Andler & Associates Forensic Fire Laboratory located in Maricopa, Arizona. Many of the participants are property adjusters, attorneys, fire investigators, product manufacturers and even burn physicians from the Maricopa County Burn Center.

The purpose of this fire seminar is to provide on hands live burns with two structure fires and four vehicle fires. This allows the students to participate and witness first hand a live burn from its initial stage to suppressions.

Nationally recognized speakers have also provided informative material as they have participated for the last 11 years. Some of the speakers have been Attorney Larry Hammond and Andrew Hacker of the Arizona Justice Project along with Erik and Beth Anderson, electrical engineers, Dr. Dean Jacobson and Dr. Dave Bosch, former assistant fire chief Bobby Ruiz of the Phoenix Fire Department, Matthew Cunningham of Cunningham Law Firm, personal injury attorney, Dr. Holloway from the Maricopa County Burn Unit, Phoenix, Arizona along with Dave Smith from Andler & Associates.

  • Mr. Andler has been a guest speaker with the Arizona Insurance Claims Association, Phoenix, Arizona on multiple occasions.
  • Mr. Andler has provided lectures at the Arizona Science Center located in Phoenix, Arizona on two separate occasions.
  • National Appraisers Association where Mr. Andler was the guest speaker on vehicle fires.
  • The International Association of Special Investigation Units located in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • The Rocky Mountain Association of Special Investigation Units in Englewood, Colorado
  • Arizona Insurance Special Investigation Unit Seminar
  • Nevada Fire Safety & Prevention, Equine Disaster Workshop, Reno, Nevada
  • State Farm Fire Seminar
  • Farmers Insurance SIU, vehicle fire seminar
  • NASP Western Regional Seminar, live burn demonstration at Andler & Associates Forensic Fire Laboratory
  • Arizona Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Salt River Project Litigation and Claims Service retreat, guest speaker on fire investigation
  • Progressive Insurance vehicle fire seminar at Andler & Associates Maricopa Forensic Fire Laboratory
  • CNA Insurance Company SIU, fire instructor on vehicle fire seminar, Phoenix Fire Academy
  • Timberline-Fernwood Fire District, Flagstaff, Arizona, fire seminar
  • Arizona State University Engineering Graduate Program, fire investigation
  • Arizona State University Criminal Justice, fire and arson investigation
  • Arizona State University Department of Insurance, guest lecturer on fire investigation
  • Cozen O’Connor Law Firm, San Diego, California, fire investigation seminar
  • GAB Business Service theft and arson investigation, Denver, Colorado
  • Arizona Auto Theft training seminar
  • Laughlin, Nevada, vehicle arson seminar
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