About Us


Paul Kern Insurance has been doing business in Dubuque, Iowa since 1978. We are proud to provide insurance and financial solutions to many of our friends, neighbors and local businesses. We focus on building solid relationships with our customers through practical solutions and excellent service.

Our office is located in the Lower Level of the Inn Plaza.  Please use the doors located near the center of the building.  There is handicap parking located in the rear of the building.


We work for you, not a company. As an Independent Agent, we represent several companies, which allows us to tailor an insurance plan specifically designed to meet your needs.


With licenses in in Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin, we have been serving the "Entire Tri-State Area since 1978."




Paul Kern grew up in the tri-state area and has been a resident here for most of his life.  He started in the insurance business in 1978 for a captive insurance company.  In 2003, he formed the Paul Kern Insurance Agency to better serve clients with greater selection to companies and product offerings.

Ann Boeckenstedt is also licensed in Property & Casualty and has over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry.  She is here to help you with your personal insurance needs.


Judy Bitter is also licensed in Property & Casualty and has over 5 years experience in the insurance industry.  She is here to help you with your personal insurance needs.



Paul Kern Insurance- A Name You Know & Trust


Paul Kern Insruance Agency, Inc. is affiliated with Couri Insurance Associates LLC