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MEMBER PROFILE: Hon. Charles Atwell (Ret.)

Missouri mediator Charles  Atwell
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Hon. Charles Atwell (Ret.)
Foland, Wickens, Roper, Hofer & Crawford P.C.
1200 Main Street, Suite 2200
Kansas City, MO 64105

Tel: (816) 460-2883
Fax: (816) 472-6262
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Calendar Last Updated: 12 Nov 18


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ADR Services:
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Hon. Charles Atwell (Ret.) has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
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Biographical Notes:

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Judge Atwell's practice involves both mediation and arbitration. He has successfully mediated cases in such areas as employment law, business and commercial litigation, medical malpractice matters, personal injury and real estate disputes. He also participates in both civil and criminal litigation on behalf of the firm. The Judge has been on the AAA Arbitration Panel for the last three years and regularly handles matters in arbitration for AAA. He has also been involved in other arbitrations that have been tried both in Kansas City and occasionally outside of the Kansas City area, which included an extended arbitration that was tried in Jacksonville, Florida. Judge Atwell has had substantial experience in representing individuals and companies in business investigations including matters before state and federal grand juries.

This experience includes disputes involving real estate transactions, securities fraud, bank fraud cases, employment cases both in state and federal court, disputes regarding health care contracts, disputes involving interpretation of trust instruments, wide range of consumer cases, class action cases and anti-trust cases.

Medical and legal malpractices as well as general personal injury type matters including trucking and assorted product liability cases.


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University of Kansas B.S. in Education 1972
UMKC Grad - 1972 -72 (24-30 hours towards masters in history)
University of Missouri-Kansas City, J.D., 1978


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Memberships & Affiliations:

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  • Board of Directors, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL).
  • Missouri Bar
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Life Member of NACDL


Rates: $365/hour for mediation $425/hour for multi-party mediation involving more than 4 parties (this is at the discretion of the mediator) $350/hour for arbitration
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