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Shawver, N. Trip

Contact Information:

Name: Shawver, N. Trip
Address: 634 N. Broadway
Phone: 316-262-6466
Fax: 316-262-6012
Website: -
Practice Region: Wichita, KS

Bar Admissions

District of Kansas: 7046 (1970)
Others: US Court of Claims Court of Military Appeals
In Good Standing: Yes

ADR Experience

Experience: Numerous and varied mediations - Civil, Probate, Domestic (over 200) Mediated contract with SRS and 38 health care providers Instructor ADR President's School of Law Instructor WBA & KBA Civil, Core and Domestic mediation training Member of Task force that set up Probate mediation in the 18th Judicial District President of Heartland Mediator's Association
Lead Mediator Sessions: 150+
Co-Mediator Sessions: 50
Counsel for a Party Sessions: 4

ADR Training

Course Info: Mediation for Lawyers - Friends University, 1988 - 40hrs U.S. Federal Court Mediation Training - Wichita, 1994 Mediation General Civil / Core - Mediation Center of Wichita, 1994 - 20hrs Advanced Mediation Training for Civil Litigation - KBA, 1994 Mediation Training - AFCC- Montreal Canada, 1995 - 24hrs Practicum for Experienced Mediators, Center for Dispute Resolution, Boulder, CO, 1995 -24hrs Civil Litigation Mediation - KBA, 1999 - 8hrs Presenter / Instructor over 50 seminars to KBA / WBA / KTLA / other on ADR
Total CME Hours: 120+
Approved Mediator for Civil Cases by the State of Kansas: Yes

Legal Experience

Experience: Civil Litigation Federal, State, and Municipal courts. Recent Federal case against Federal Aviation Administration as a result of an aircraft accident. Retired Air Force JAG (1995) 4yrs active 28yrs reserve - trial lawyer and claims officer I have handled and tried many personal injury cases including medical malpractice cases. I took the case of Coleman v Safeway to the Kansas Supreme Court and changed employment law in Kansas Instructor of ADR President's College 2002 - 2003
Active Litigation: 33 Years
60% representing Plaintiffs
40% representing Defendants
1% in Federal Courts
99% in State Courts
Other Experience:  
Education: Kansas State University - BSBA 1967 Washburn School of Law - JD 1970 Air Force JAG School - 1970/72/77/82/87/92/95
Additional Details: President Heartland Mediator's Association 2003 President Mediation Center of Wichita 1994-96 Past Chairman of KBA ADR Section Member of ADR Section KBA Chairman of ADR Committee of WBA 1996-97 Member of Task Force that established Domestic mediation in 18th Judicial District Member of Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) Member of Task Force that established Probate mediation in the 18th Judicial District WBA "President's Award" 2002 for work on mediation

Fee Structure

Rate: $150.00 per hour for prep and mediation. Sliding and pro bono if necessary.