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Mudrick, David P
5837 SW Smith Place
Topeka, KS 66614-2441
District of Kansas:
In Good Standing:
I mediated one case in Missouri and, in the course of obtaining approval as a mediator by the State of Kansas, I co-mediated four other cases. As an advocate, I handled a large number of mediations and labor arbitrations.
PRACTICE REGION: Topeka, Overland Park, Kansas City, Wichita, & elsewhere in Kansas
Lead Mediator Sessions:
Counsel for a Party Sessions:
Core Mediation Training, Sept. 17-18, 2015, Kuhlman Conflict Solutions, L.L.C., Liberty, MO (principles of mediation, conflict, negotiation,communication, strategies for impasse, etc.)--16 CME hrs. Civil Mediation Training, March 2-4, 2016, Henry Cox at Johnson County Community College (communication, conflict, mediation process, litigation mediation, ethics, confidentiality, etc.)--24 CME hrs.; required number of CME hours in 2017, 2018, and 2019; "Becoming a Labor Arbitrator" training by Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Las Vegas, Jan. 2020, 40 CDRE hours.
Total CME Hours:
Approved Mediator for Civil Cases by the State of Kansas:
Currently, mediator, arbitrator, and fact-finder in Mudrick Arbitration & Mediation, LLC. Until 2019, partner in Henson, Hutton, Mudrick, & Gragson, & Vogelsberg, L.L.P.--practiced primarily in employment discrimination, and labor law and litigation, and labor arbitrations (with Firm since 1998); Associate General Counsel and General Attorney: litigation, claims, labor, and other matters for Western Resources, Inc. (now Westar), 1987-98; attorney, Southwestern Bell Tel. Co.: contracts, arbitrations, litigation, claims, etc., 1976-87.
5% representing Plaintiffs
95% representing Defendants
70 % in Federal Courts
30 % in State Courts
With Southwestern Bell and Western Resources, I handled some litigation on various issues as first-chair and some with outside counsel. My practice with the corporations and my former Law Firm included a variety of matters, including office practice, and I have never been exclusively a litigator. The bulk of my practice at my former Law Firm was in the areas of employment, discrimination, and labor, including litigation.
Legal: Duke Univ. Law School, 1973-75 (Duke Law Journal); Univ. of Kansas Law School, 1975-76 (J.D.), Order of the Coif
Kansas State Univ., B.S. 1973 (Summa Cum Laude), Journalism & Pol. Sci.