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John J. Gates

Contact Information:

Name: John J. Gates
Address: 701 E. 63rd St., Suite 350 Kansas City, MO 64110
Phone: 816-448-8530
Fax: 816-448-8529
Practice Region: Kansas City, KS

Bar Admissions

District of Kansas: 20226 ()
Others: Missouri, 2000
In Good Standing: Yes

ADR Experience

Experience: I have participated in well over 100 mediations as part of my practice. I am looking to fill a need for mediators in business/construction/insurance/personal injury cases.
Lead Mediator Sessions: 0
Co-Mediator Sessions:  
Counsel for a Party Sessions: 25

ADR Training

Course Info: University of Missouri School of Law Basic Civil Mediation Training; January 20, 21, and 28, 2022; 24.7 hours; participated in several mock mediations
Total CME Hours: 24.7
Approved Mediator for Civil Cases by the State of Kansas: Yes

Legal Experience

Experience: I am in my 22nd year of practice as a civil litigator representing plaintiffs and defendants in business disputes, defective construction, insurance coverage, and personal injury cases.
Active Litigation: 21 Years
15% representing Plaintiffs
85% representing Defendants
20% in Federal Courts
80% in State Courts
Other Experience: I have been lead counsel in over 10 civil jury trials in D. Kan. and other local state and federal courts. I have handled a wide variety of legal theories, dispositive motions, and discovery disputes.
Education: Vanderbilt University, BA, 1997 Univ. of Kansas School of Law, JD, 2000
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Fee Structure

Rate: $325/hour