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Contact Information

Name:
Perkins, Kathy
Address:
Kathy Perkins LLC
700 Massachusetts St, Suite 303 Lawrence, Kansas 66044
Phone:
785.856.0200
Fax:
888.244.8270

Bar Admissions

District of Kansas:
Bar #18339 (-)
Others:
States-Idaho (1983); Missouri (1997); D.C. (2002). Federal-Districts of Idaho, Kansas, W.D. Missouri, E.D. Missouri; 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th Circuits, U.S. Supreme Court
In Good Standing:
Yes

ADR Experience

Experience:
I have been involved in approximately 100 mediations as an advocate or mediator. In 2008 I started my own mediation and workplace law dispute resolution practice. I first mediated cases in Idaho, but have acted primarily as counsel for parties in mediations after moving to Kansas.
Lead Mediator:
40+ times
Co-Mediator:
5+ times
Counsel for a Party:
15 times

ADR Training

Course Info:
Mediation Training Seminar - Idaho Attorney General’s Office - 9/94 Mediation Skills - Pepperdine Institute of Dispute Resolution - 7/95 International Academy of Mediators Spring Conference - 5/08 Mediation Update - UMKC Law CLE - 6/08 (taught)
Total CME hours:
-
Approved Mediator for Civil Cases by the State of Kansas:
Yes

Legal Experience

Experience:
Kathy Perkins LLC 2/08 to present (Mediations, Workplace Law - training, investigations & employer counseling) Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLC - Managing Member - 3/02 to 2/08 (Representing employers in litigation, training and counseling) Stinson, Mag & Fizzell - Shareholder - 10/96 to 3/02 (Counseling and representing employers in litigation) Stoel Rives LLP - Boise Idaho - (representing employers in litigation & outside counsel for Idaho Education Association; also defended product, commercial and construction disputes)
Active Litigation:
25 years
5% representing Plaintiffs
95% representing Defendants
80% in Federal Courts
20% in State Courts
Other Experience:
E-Discovery - co-authored "Byte" Me! Protecting Your Backside in an Electronic Discovery World (Not Just for Litigators), The Journal of the Kansas Bar Association, March 2007; speaker on E-Discovery topics and litigation experience
Education:
J.D. Harvard Law School - 1983 B.S. Civil Engineering, Kansas State University - 1980
Additional Details:
Jury Trial Litigation of Employment Claims-faculty member for two day program (2004-2007); frequent speaker on employment law topics at local, regional and national programs

Fee Structure

Rate:
$250 per hour, three hour minimum, preparation included with no additional charge Sliding scale available in appropriate cases


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