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Palmer, Jerry R.

Contact Information:

Name: Palmer, Jerry R.
Address: 627 SW Topeka blvd. Topeka, KS 66603-3287
Phone: 785-233-1836
Fax: 785-233-3703
Practice Region: Topeka, KS

Bar Admissions

District of Kansas: 6362 (1966)
Others: US Supreme Court , Us Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, US Court of Claims
In Good Standing: Yes

ADR Experience

Experience: Approximately 60 -80 mediations per year in last 5 years . Topics Mediated :Construction : Multiparty cases with up to 12 parties . Tort (malpractice , products liability , auto , premises ,property damage ,intentional ) Contract : (partnership , closely held corporations ,securities ,Insurance -of many types ) . Employment disputes : Termination , Violation of federal acts .
Lead Mediator Sessions: 210
Co-Mediator Sessions: -
Counsel for a Party Sessions: 20

ADR Training

Course Info: 40 Hour course by Kansas Bar assn about 1998 , 2004 12 hours Internatioanl Academy of Mediators in Cancun Mx
Total CME Hours: 24
Approved Mediator for Civil Cases by the State of Kansas: Yes

Legal Experience

Experience: 38 years of practice in litigation primarily Tort , both Plaintiff and Defendant clients, primarily for Plaintiffs last 25 years , Washburn University Law school taught Trial Techniques and Medical Liability.
Active Litigation: 38 Years
100% representing Plaintiffs
0% representing Defendants
5% in Federal Courts
95% in State Courts
Other Experience:  
Education: University of Kansas 1962 BA (economics major ), JD 1966
Additional Details: Fellow , American College of Trial Lawyers ; Fellow International Academy of Trial Lawyers . Fellow , International Academy of Mediators ; Fellow , American College of Civil Trial Mediators . Certified by ABA accredited agencys -Civil Trial Practice ( by National Board of Trial Advocacy and recertified 4 times ) Medical Professional Liability Lititigation ( by American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys ; Sustaining Member , American Law Institute

Fee Structure

Rate: Hourly fee amount determined by number of parties and location plus expenses