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Hamill, Thomas A.

Contact Information:

Name: Hamill, Thomas A.
Address: 6900 College Blvd., Suite 700, Overland Park, Ks 66211
Phone: 913-491-5500
Fax: 913-491-3341
Website: -
Practice Region: Kansas City, KS

Bar Admissions

District of Kansas: 06554 (1967)
Others: Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1972; US. Dist Court, Western District of Mo. 1982; Eight Circuit Court of Appeals, 1986; US Supreme Court, 1994.
In Good Standing: Yes

ADR Experience

Experience: Served as arbitrator and mediator in commercial matters since mid 1980s; on American Arbitration Associations List of Approved Commercial Arbitrators (since mid 1990s); Charter Member of Kansas Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee; present training seminars to AAA approved arbitrators; have conducted over 50 arbitrations, AAA and other, and a similar number of mediations in the past five years; Nature of adr disputes include both commercial and civil matters, ranging from simple contract matters to complex securities law matters, including international disputes.
Lead Mediator Sessions: 15
Co-Mediator Sessions: -
Counsel for a Party Sessions: 5

ADR Training

Course Info: American Arbitration Association, Arbitrator II Workshop, Advanced Case Management Issues, April 2001, 11.4 CME Hours; AAA National Annual Arbitrator Update, December 9, 2002
Total CME Hours: 11.4
Approved Mediator for Civil Cases by the State of Kansas: No

Legal Experience

Experience: Manage and conduct commercial and civil litigation for regional and national companys; also serve as general counsel for medium and small businesses, including handling their civil and commercial litigation as well as their tranactional matters; and defense of employment law claims and suits for local and regional business.
Active Litigation: 34 Years
30% representing Plaintiffs
70% representing Defendants
65% in Federal Courts
45% in State Courts
Other Experience:  
Education: JD, University of Kansas School of Law, 1967
Additional Details: American Bar Association: House of Delegates, 1992 to present, State Delegate for Kansas, 1998 to present; Fellow, American Bar Foundation; Kansas Bar Association: Past President, 1992; member of Board of Govenors, 1985 to present; Fellow, Kansas Bar Association, member of Board of Govenors, 1983 to 1985; member of Missouri Bar Association, 1992 to present; Kansas City Metropolitian Bar Assocaition, board 1994 to 2000; Johnson County Bar Assocaition, Past President; Johnson County Bar Foundation, Past President, member Board of Govenors, 1987 to present; and Kansas Public Employees Retirement System, Chairman of the Board, 1987 to 1991

Fee Structure

Rate: $200 per hour for review; and $1000 per day for hearings