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Pearson, Brad I.

Contact Information:

Name: Pearson, Brad I.
Address: 4324 Belleview, Suite 100, Kansas City, MO 64111
Phone: (816) 753-2823
Fax: (816) 753-2924
Website: -
Practice Region: Kansas City, KS

Bar Admissions

District of Kansas: - (1999)
Others: Missouri, 1986; US District Court, Western District of Missouri, 1996
In Good Standing: Yes

ADR Experience

Experience: Arbitrator or mediator in over 80 arbitrations or mediations; Mediator and Arbitrator for the Early Assessment Program of US District Court, Western District of Missouri; Appointed to Regional Commercial Advisory Counsel, American Arbitration Association, 2004; Arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association since 1994.
Lead Mediator Sessions: 10
Co-Mediator Sessions: -
Counsel for a Party Sessions: 20

ADR Training

Course Info: AAA, 24 hour Mediation Training for Court-annexed Mediation Programs, October 7-9, 2004, 24 hours; KCMBA New Generation of Mediation in the Courts, 2004, 4 hours; AAA Annual Arbitrator update 2003, one hour; AAA Commercial Arbitrator II Training, San Diego, CA, 12/02; AAA Commercial Arbitration Training, St. Louis, 6/00; AAA Appeals Committee Review Training, 1999; AAA Managing the Arbitration Process, 1995; KCMBA, Effective Arbitration and Mediation, 1994; Faculty, KCMBA, Computer Law Committee, The Use of Alternative Dispute Resolution Techniques for Resolving Technology Related Disputes, 1992.
Total CME Hours: 24
Approved Mediator for Civil Cases by the State of Kansas: No

Legal Experience

Experience: Engaged in counseling, dispute resolution and advocacy in the areas of business law, complex commercial and civil disputes, and computer and telecommunications law. Represent both plaintiffs and defendants in complex commercial and employment law disputes. Representative cases include matters involving disputed commercial transactions, banking law issues, insurance disputes, computer law and licensing issues and various employment disputes involving the FMLA, ADEA, ADA and Title VII.
Active Litigation: 10 Years
50% representing Plaintiffs
50% representing Defendants
95% in Federal Courts
5% in State Courts
Other Experience:  
Education: JD, with honors, University of Iowa College of Law, 1986; BSS, Cum Laude, Cornell College, 1983.
Additional Details: Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (Past Chair, Vice Chair, Computer Law Committee); American Bar Association (Science and Technology and Alternative Dispute Resolution sections); Federal Communications Bar Association.

Fee Structure

Rate: $190 per hour; minimum of 4 hours.