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Kansas mediator Jerry Palmer
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Jerry Palmer
Palmer Mediation LLC
2348 SW Topeka Boulevard
Topeka, KS 66611-1286

Tel: (785) 233-1836
Fax: (785) 233-3703
Email: Click for email

Additional Offices: Kansas City, MO

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Calendar Last Updated: 11 Dec 18


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All such requests will go immediately to
Jerry Palmer's scheduling staff
(Lidia Brooks,



ADR Services:
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Jerry Palmer has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
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Biographical Notes:

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Jerry Palmer specializes in mediation of complicated business disputes, construction disputes, medical malpractice, and product liability. Other areas of expertise include defamation, professional liability, explosion and property damage claims, disability insurance, partnership dissolution, employment and contract issues, and general tort. Having resolved hundreds of complex disputes, Jerry also lectures in both professional and academic forums on the subject of mediation.

Drawing mediation expertise from 40 years of litigation experience representing both plaintiff's and defendant's viewpoints, Jerry is recognized by the United States District Court and is certified by the Kansas Supreme Court, as a mediator for core and civil cases.


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  • University of Kansas Law School J.D. 1966
  • Certified Mediator, Kansas Supreme Court, Core and Civil
  • Certified Mediator, U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
  • Certified Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Certified Specialist in Medical Malpractice, American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys until 2009
  • Certified Mediator by


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Memberships & Affiliations:

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  • Distinguished Fellow, International Academy of Mediators
  • Fellow, American College of Civil Trial Mediators
  • Member, Association of Attorney Mediators
  • Kansas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • American Law Institute
  • Member, American Association of Attorney-Mediators
  • Master of the Bench, Sam Crow, American Inns of Court


Rates: Fax to (785) 233-3703 E-mail to: Lidia Brooks Palmer Mediation LLC 2348 SW Topeka Blvd. Topeka, KS 66611-1286 Dear Counsel, You have requested that I mediate a case in which you are involved. Please fax, e-mail (preferred), or mail me the following information so that I have it confirmed in my file in writing by filling out the Intake Form attached. I will then mail each counsel (or party) a memorandum requesting certain information to be provided one week before the mediation. Please e-mail to my legal assistant, Lidia Brooks at Sincerely, Jerry R. Palmer MEDIATION INTAKE FORM (You may submit the information in any form, an electronic word document preferred) 1. Date & Time of Mediation: (Preferably at 10:00am unless other arrangements are made) 2. Identity of case Caption: Court: Court No.: Trial Date (if any): 3. The mediation will be convened at the offices of: Please call Lidia Brooks for availability of the conference rooms in our office before completing the intake form. Address: Phone: Fax: 4. Name, addresses, business phone numbers, cell phone numbers, fax numbers and e-mail addresses of all counsel (or parties) who will participate. 5. Type of case: □ Construction □ Contract □ Employment □ Med Mal □ Probate □ Real Estate □ Tort □ Other 6. Health Care Stabilization Fund □ Notify □ Does not need to be notified 7. All counsel (or parties) have agreed to Jerry R. Palmer as mediator: Yes □ No □ 8. I understand that unless otherwise agreed the mediator will submit a bill for all time by the rates below and expenses pro-rata to the parties. Yes □ No □ Fee Schedule per hour: 2 parties $350.00 3-4 parties $375.00 5-8 parties $440.00 9 or more $495.00 Parties Any case involving more than 5 million dollars (realistic value not just claimed) will be a minimum of $500.00 an hour. In addition, travel time is charged outside of Topeka plus actual expenses. ______________________________ Signed by Counsel ______________________________ E-mail address
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