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Contact Information

Name:
Vasos, Donald W.
Address:
Vasos Law Office
4400 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Rm 100; Fairway, KS 66205
Phone:
913-362-4400
Fax:
913-362-4244

Bar Admissions

District of Kansas:
Bar #06371 (-)
Others:
Missouri 40462 1990 W.D. Missouri 1991
In Good Standing:
Yes

ADR Experience

Experience:
Have participated in mediation in product liability, medical malpractice and motor vehicle cases in which I was counsel for a party. Since 1992, have been lead mediator in motor vehicle, products liability, medical and nursing home negligence, legal malpractice, federal and state tort claims act and false arrest cases.
Lead Mediator:
60-70 times
Co-Mediator:
-
Counsel for a Party:
30-40 times

ADR Training

Course Info:
August 1992 Federal Court Mediation Training
Total CME hours:
-
Approved Mediator for Civil Cases by the State of Kansas:
No

Legal Experience

Experience:
Represented manufacturers of outdoor power equipment, farm machinery and football helmets in product liability cases filed in state and federal courts in Kansas, Missouri and other states, with balance of practice devoted to plaintiffs' civil trial practice in state and federal court in Kansas. In the past five years have been primarily engaged in plaintiff's civil practice in product liability, electrical accident, motor vehicle cases and insurance bad faith disputes in cases filed in state and federal court in Kansas and Missouri.
Active Litigation:
42 years
90% representing Plaintiffs
10% representing Defendants
10% in Federal Courts
90% in State Courts
Other Experience:
-
Education:
J.D., University of Kansas School of Law, 1966
Additional Details:
Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers; Listed, Best Lawyers in America, Personal Injury 1983-present; Martindale-Hubbell AV; Kansas Judicial Council, Civil Code Advisory subcommittee, 1982-present; Member ,Federal ADR Advisory Committee June 2003; Judicial Nominating Commission, 10th District (Johnson County)1991-present, Secretary 1999-present; Board of Editors, Kansas Law Review, 1964-66; Kansas Bar Association Journal, 1990-01; Comparative Negligence Update , 44 Kan. Bar J. 13 (1975); Product Liability Actions Industry Standards, and Evidence of Prior Accidents, 1988 ; National Electric Safety Code: Shield or Sword, ATLA Convention 1992. Member, Kansas City, Wyandotte County (President 1977-78), Johnson County, Kansas and American Bar Associations; Kansas Trial Lawyers Association (President 1976-77, Recipient, Arthur Hodgson Award 1997); The Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Kansas Governor 1980-82, Co-chair, Electrical Accident Litigation Group 1998-01); American Board of Trial Advocates (President, Kansas Chapter, 1988-89, Kansas Governor 1980-82); Kansas Inns of Court (Bench Master Emeritus, 1992-01).

Fee Structure

Rate:
$250.00 per hour


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