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Gillen, Dennis L.
Depew Gillen Rathbun & McInteer, LLC
8301 E. 21st Street North, Suite 450, Wichita, Kansas 67206-2936

Bar Admissions

District of Kansas:
Bar #07429 (-)
Admitted to United States District Court, 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1972. Admitted to United States Supreme Court, 1977.
In Good Standing:

ADR Experience

I was appointed as Federal Court Mediator by The Honorable Patrick F. Kelly, United States District Court Judge, in 1981. I have served as mediator or arbitrator in civil disputes in excess of 1,400 cases since being appointed, with approximately 450 mediations being conducted in the last five years.
Lead Mediator:
250 times
0 times
Counsel for a Party:
8-12 times

ADR Training

Course Info:
KADC 27th Annual Conference presenter, "Winning at Mediation," 12/2/05, 4.5 hours; Wichita Bar Association Spring Ethics presenter, "Ethics of Professionalism in Mediation," 3/10/06, 2.5 hours.
Total CME hours:
Approved Mediator for Civil Cases by the State of Kansas:

Legal Experience

1972 - 1979: Curfman, Brainerd, Harris, Bell, Weigand & Depew, Wichita, Kansas - Associate. 1979 - 2004: Depew and Gillen, L.L.C., Wichita, Kansas - Partner. 2004 - Present: Depew Gillen Rathbun & McInteer, LLC, Wichita, Kansas - Partner. I have 36 years of experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of civil matters and am an occasional speaker on mediation/arbitration topics.
Active Litigation:
36 years
25% representing Plaintiffs
30% representing Defendants
25% in Federal Courts
75% in State Courts
Other Experience:
In addition to litigation and conducting mediations, my practice also includes corporate law, corporate litigation, and representing individuals in disputes.
1969 - Bachelor of Arts Degree (magna cum laude), Washburn University, Topeka, Kansas. 1972 - Juris Doctor Degree (cum laude), Washburn University, Topeka, Kansas.
Additional Details:
Professional Recognition Selection: Martindale Hubbell AV, The Best Lawyers in America (Alternative Dispute Resolution), Chambers USA (ADR/Commercial Litigation), Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers (Commercial Litigation). Professional Memberships: Wichita Bar Association (President - Young Lawyers Section 1977; Board of Governors 1979 - 1981; Vice President 1982 - 1983). Kansas Bar Association (Board of Governors 1987 - 1992; Secretary-Treasurer 1985 - 1986; President 1993 - 1994). Elected to Kansas Supreme Court Nominating Committee (1986 - 1993). America Bar Association (Fellow). Kansas Bar Foundation (Fellow). National Health Lawyers Association. American Arbitration Association. Board Memberships: Halstead Hospital Foundation (Board of Directors); Catholic Charities (Board of Directors, Finance Committee); Newman University (Associate Board); Wichita Childrens Home (Board); Wichita Festivals, Inc. (Board); The Bar Plan Mutual Insurance Company (Board).

Fee Structure

$250 per hour, to be divided between the parties as agreed.

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