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MEMBER PROFILE: Jerry Bales

 
Kansas mediator Jerry Bales
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Jerry Bales
Rouse Frets Gentile & Rhodes, LLC
W. 116th Place, Suite 400
Leawood, KS 66211

Tel: (913) 387-1600
Fax: (913) 928-6739
Email: Click for email
www.rousefrets.com

Additional Offices: Kansas City, MO

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ADR SERVICES

 
ADR Services:
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CASE EXPERIENCE

 
Jerry Bales has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
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design elementBanking & Finance
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design elementCondominiums
design elementConstruction
design elementConsumer Fraud
design elementContract Disputes
design elementDebt Collections
design elementDiscrimination
design elementEEOC
design elementEmployment
design elementEngineering
design elementEnvironmental
design elementFamily Businesses
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design elementInsurance
design elementIntellectual Property
design elementLandlord/Tenant
design elementLegal Malpractice
design elementLibel & Slander
design elementLocal Govt./Municipalities
design elementPartnerships
design elementPersonal Injury
design elementPremises Liability
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design elementProfessional Malpractice
design elementProfessional Negligence
design elementProperty Damage
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design elementSexual Harassment
design elementShareholder Disputes
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design elementTrusts / Estates
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PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION

Biographical Notes:

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Mr. Bales has over 43 years of experience handling commercial litigation and construction claims, litigation, risk management, and contract drafting/negotiation. Mr. Bales also has extensive experience with personal injury, wrongful death, product liability, premises liability, insurance coverage, arson and fraud.


Jerome frequently serves as a mediator or arbitrator in commercial, construction, insurance, and other disputes. He has tried more than one hundred cases (jury trial, bench trial, and arbitration) and participated in hundreds of mediations and settlement conferences. In the construction industry, Mr. Bales has represented design professionals, owners, contractors, sureties, and suppliers and has handled virtually every type of claim arising from a commercial project, i.e., defects in all design disciplines, delay and impact, job site safety, wrongful termination, liquidated damages, cardinal change, differing site conditions, and other contract disputes.

Education:

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  • University of Missouri – Kansas City, J.D., with distinction, 1974
  • Rockhurst College, B.S., 1971

Languages

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English

Memberships & Affiliations:

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  • Missouri Supreme Court Rule 17 List of Neutrals
  • American Bar Association, Construction Industry Forum (former Member of Division Steering Committee)
  • The Missouri Bar, Construction Law Committee
  • Kansas Bar Association, Construction Law Committee
  • Johnson County, Kansas, Bar Association (former Director and Treasurer)
  • Johnson County Bar Foundation (former Trustee)
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Construction Law Committee (former Chair)


RATES & PAYMENT INFORMATION

Rates: $330 per hour; 50% of hourly rate plus expenses for travel; no cancellation fee, but minimum of 8 hours per day for out-of town proceeding.
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