Arbitration: Tips, Tricks, and Deciding if it Works for Your Client
Speaker: John J. McCauley, McCauley & Associates, Kansas City
Mediation: Tips, Tricks, and Deciding if it Works for Your Client
Speaker: Jerry R. Palmer, Palmer Leatherman White & Dalton LLP, Topeka, KS
Neutral Evaluation: Tips, Tricks, and Deciding if it Works for Your Client
Speaker: Speaker: Robert B. Sullivan, Attorney at Law, Overland Park, KS
Arbitration Agreements and How to Enforce Them
Speaker: Daniel P. O'Donnell, Jr., Berry Silberberg Stokes PC, St. Louis
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
Getting to Yes: More Than Just a Number
Speaker: Paul S. Penticuff, Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC, Kansas City
Speaker: Raymond A. Dake, Siro Smith Dickson, Kansas City
Ethics Related to Dispute Resolution
Speaker: Thomas J. Plunkert, Leritz & Plunkert, St. Louis
Note: This material qualifies for self-study credit only. Pursuant to Regulation 15.04.5, a lawyer may receive up to six hours of self-study credit in a reporting year. Self-study programs do not qualify for ethics, elimination of bias, GAL certification or Kansas credit.
|Mediation: Tips, Tricks, and Deciding if it Works for Your Client (504 KB)||Available after Purchase|
|Neutral Evaluation: What it Entails & How You Can Use it to Your Advantage (246.8 KB)||Available after Purchase|
|Arbitration Agreements and How to Enforce Them (5.1 MB)||Available after Purchase|
|Preparing for Settlement Conferences & Mediations (1.6 MB)||Available after Purchase|
|Settlement Agreements (733.3 KB)||Available after Purchase|
|Ethics Related to Dispute Resolution (196.6 KB)||Available after Purchase|
|MOLAP Information (215 KB)||Available after Purchase|
Raymond Dake is a partner at the law firm of Siro Smith Dickson PC in Kansas City, Missouri and represents plaintiffs in employment litigation matters, including discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment, and wage and hour issues, and personal injury litigation.
Brice Nengsu Kenfack is a senior associate with Shook, Hardy & Bacon, LLP, in Kansas City, Missouri. After graduating from Creighton University School of Law, Brice spent two years as a law clerk to the Hon. Brian Miller in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas. Following his Clerkship, Brice joined Shook in September of 2016. He has a nationwide practice defending clients in product liability, construction, insurance, commercial, and general liability disputes in state and federal courts.
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.
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 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.
Thomas J. Plunkert received his JD from Saint Louis University School of Law in 1977, and his B.S. from Florida Institute of Technology, in 1974. His practice areas include Personal Injury Defense and Legal Malpractice. His representative cases include:
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.
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