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The expert team at Adjuster Consulting has over 30 years of experience working with insurance carriers, independent adjusting companies, attorneys, construction companies and commercial development companies on a variety of complex claims.

Meet The Founder

Jim Heiden, AIC, CGA, SCLA, PCLA, FCLA, CCLA, LPCS, CGC, CCC, is the CEO and Founder of Adjuster Consulting, LLC. Jim is a Certified General Adjuster with a diverse background in all facets of the property loss sector. Hailed as an industry leader, Jim has over 30 years of experience working on complex claims.

Jim has extensive training in property damage, business income loss, fire behavior and analysis, liability issues and bad faith. Adjuster Consulting manages multi-million dollar commercial and residential claims including property damage, large loss, claim handling, settlement, litigation assistance, and appraisals.


Jim is a dynamic speaker and provides expert witness and testimony services on large loss claims throughout the U.S. and abroad. Jim also presents at seminars explaining the claims process to attorneys. Jim started in the industry as a Certified General Contractor and Certified Commercial Roofing Contractor. Jim’s extensive experience and knowledge of claims and construction allow him to offer unique solutions to difficult and complex problems.

Committed to giving back, Jim has also served on numerous boards including Chairman of a City Building Rules and Appeals Board, member of a City Fire Board as well as Chairman of a County Code Enforcement Board.


We are passionate about maintaining the most advanced industry-leading education and certifications to provide expert services to our clients.

Associate in Claims
Certified General Adjuster
Senior Claims Law Associate
Property Claims Law Associate
Fraud Claims Law Associate
Casualty Claim Law Associate
Legal Principles Claim Specialist
Certified General Contractor
Certified Commercial Roofing Contractor
Certified Flood General Adjuster
WIND Certified Umpire®
WIND Certified Appraiser®
Flood Certified by the National Flood Insurance Program in Residential, Light Commercial, Heavy Commercial and Residential Condominium Building Association Policy (RCBAP).
Property & Liability Resource Bureau (PLRB) Member
Risk Management Society (RIMS) Member
Insurance Appraisal & Umpire Association (IAUA) Member
Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) Member