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2021 ADR Workshop

Total Credits: 8.0 MCLE, 1.0 Ethics, 8.0 Kansas Credit, 1.0 Kansas Ethics

Practice Area:
ADR |  Ethics |  New Attorney
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Access for 1 year(s) after program date.



8:00 – 8:50 AM | Arbitration: Tips, Tricks, and Deciding if it Works for Your Client     
Speaker: TBA 

8:50 – 9:40 AM | Mediation: Tips, Tricks, and Deciding if it Works for Your Client     
Speaker: Jerry R. Palmer
, Palmer Leatherman White & Dalton LLP, Topeka, KS  

9:40 – 10:00 AM | Break      

10:00 – 10:50 AM | Neutral Evaluation: Tips, Tricks, and Deciding if it Works for Your Client     
Speaker: Speaker: Robert B. Sullivan,
Attorney at Law, Overland Park, KS  

10:50 – 11:40 AM | Arbitration Agreements and How to Enforce Them 
Speaker: TBA     

11:40 AM – 12:40 PM | Lunch    

12:40 – 1:30 PM | Preparing for Settlement Conferences & Mediations     
This presentation will focus on the full picture of medication and settlement conference process in the context of the current pandemic. We will discuss preparation for and presentation at mediation in light of the limitations presented by the pandemic.
Speaker: Brice Nengsu Kenfack, Attorney at Law, Kansas City     

1:30 – 2:20 PM | Getting to Yes: More Than Just a Number     
Speaker: Paul S. Penticuff,
Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC, Kansas City 

2:20 – 2:40 PM | Break      

2:40 – 3:30 PM | Settlement Agreements 
Speaker: TBA     

3:30 – 4:20 PM | Ethics Related to Dispute Resolution
Speaker: Thomas J. Plunkert
, Leritz & Plunkert, St. Louis


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Palmer Leatherman White & Dalton LLP

Jerry R. Palmer Is President of Palmer Mediation LLC and serves the Greater Kansas City Area. He has mediated over 2,400 cases in all areas of Torts (Vehicular Iinjury, Products Liability, Medical and other professional liability, Intentional Torts), Contract Disputes, Business Dissolution, Construction Claims, Insurance Disputes, Statutory Liability including Patent and Trademarks, Probate and virtually any case that can be filed in a Civil Court. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the International Academy of Mediators, A Fellow of the American College of Civil Trial Mediators. As a Trial Lawyer he has been an elected Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the International Academy of Trial lawyers. 

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Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC

Paul S. Penticuff has over 25 years of experience trying cases in both state and federal courts throughout the country. His practice emphasizes product liability, complex litigation and highly regulated industries such as pharmaceuticals, medical devices and aviation.  

Paul serves as national trial counsel for a manufacturer of insulin pumps and handles claims, lawsuits, recalls, business disputes, contract negotiation and regulatory matters from start to finish.  He also serves as national coordinating counsel for a major pharmaceutical company and recently defeated an attempt to obtain MDL certification in the gadolinium litigation.  

Paul is a dynamic speaker and has made presentations to business groups and clients regarding the importance of preparing employees and management for depositions and court appearances.  He has coordinated electronic document production and expert witness development for cases and claims in the U.S., U.K., E.U. and Australia.  Paul has been admitted pro hac vice in dozens of state and federal courts as part of his national practice where he has successfully steered multi-million dollar claims to advantageous outcomes via dismissal, mediation and verdict. He is a regular speaker at local bar association panels regarding tort reform legislation, new developments in product liability law and winning negotiating techniques. 

Robert Sullivan's Profile

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Robert B. Sullivan is a neutral for the U.S. District Courts of Kansas, the Western District of Missouri, and the Supreme Courts of both states. He is approved by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) as both a mediator and arbitrator for disputes between registered brokers and their clients. 


Fri, Jun 18, 2021 - 08:00am to 04:20pm CDT
Fri, Jul 16, 2021 - 08:00am to 04:20pm CDT

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