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Coopman, Amy L.

Contact Information:

Name: Coopman, Amy L.
Address: Bridge Mediation, LLC, PO Box 3523, Shawnee, KS 66203
Phone: 816-260-5635
Fax: -
Practice Region: Kansas City, KS

Bar Admissions

District of Kansas: 17314 ()
Others: Missouri, 1996
In Good Standing: Yes

ADR Experience

Experience: With 25 years of state and federal litigation and dispute resolution experience, Amy Coopman is skilled at helping parties build bridges to resolve disputes. Amy has experience mediating a wide variety of civil disputes, individual, class and qui tam actions, including Employment (workplace personnel disputes, discrimination, wage and hour, safety and health, etc.); Personal Injury (physical injury, premises liability, medical malpractice, motor vehicle, civil claims for assault, etc.); and Business (contracts, transactions, accounting, dissolution, partner or organizational disputes).  Amy transitioned to a full-time mediation practice in 2020. ​
Lead Mediator Sessions: 28
Co-Mediator Sessions: 14
Counsel for a Party Sessions: 36

ADR Training

Course Info: In 2019, Amy received intensive mediation training at the Civil Mediation Workshop conducted by the faculty of MU Law School’s nationally-recognized Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution. She is also a 2017 graduate of the CCC Leadership Program for Women which included conflict resolution and negotiation training by and for women.
Total CME Hours: 26
Approved Mediator for Civil Cases by the State of Kansas: Yes

Legal Experience

Experience: Amy has a track record of national leadership on employment law issues, and she developed a wide range of experience on the insurance and defense side of personal injury and business matters while working for 15 years at a prominent Kansas City law firm representing individuals, businesses and insurance companies in complex litigation throughout the United States.
Active Litigation: 25 Years
75% representing Plaintiffs
25% representing Defendants
33% in Federal Courts
66% in State Courts
Other Experience: In addition to a wide range of individual civil cases, Amy also has over 15 years experience in qui tam, class and collective action matters.
Education: J.D., University of Kansas School of Law, 1995 B.A., University of Kansas, English, highest distinction, 1992
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Fee Structure

Rate: $330/hour. The hourly rate includes all time spent by the mediator, including preparation time, telephone time, and attendance at the mediation session. Travel time in excess of two hours round trip is billed at the regular hourly mediation rate.