|Name:||Hodes, Garrett M|
|Address:||6 Victory Lane, Suite 6, Liberty, Missouri 64068|
|Practice Region:||Kansas City, KS|
|District of Kansas:||19044 (1999)|
|In Good Standing:||Yes|
|Experience:||I have been involved in several mediations as counsel over 25 years of practice, including dozens of mediations of complex, class action and collective action matters. I recently completed Civil Mediation Training, and would like to develop experience as a mediator.|
|Lead Mediator Sessions:||0|
|Counsel for a Party Sessions:||20|
|Course Info:||Civil Mediation Training, Johnson County Community College, March 23-25, 2023, 28.5 Hours.|
|Total CME Hours:||28.5|
|Approved Mediator for Civil Cases by the State of Kansas:||No|
I have been practicing law for 25 years and have extensive experience in federal court, including representation of parties and class in complex, class action and collective action matters.
For the last 5 years, I have owned and operated the Hodes Law Firm, LLC as a solo practitioner, and focus my practice areas on employment litigation, business litigation, and general civil litigation. I have been appointment as lead and co-lead class counsel on several wage and hour matters that were resolved by settlement.
|Active Litigation:||25 Years
97% representing Plaintiffs
3% representing Defendants
60% in Federal Courts
40% in State Courts
|Other Experience:||I have also represented clients in administrative matters before OSHA, the Office of Administrative Law Judges, and the Administrative Review Board.|
University of Kansas School of Law, J.D., May 1998
University of Kansas, B.A., Psychology, May 1995
As noted, I have extensive experience with complex class and collective actions settlements.
I am approved as a mediator in Missouri and have recently applied to be a Category I and II mediator in the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri under its March 29, 2023 Amended Orders.
Please see www.hodeslawfirm.com/about-us
|Rate:||$300 per hour to be split by the parties, which will include time billed in preparation of the mediation and any substantial follow up work following the mediation.|