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MEMBER PROFILE: Hon. Jay A. Daugherty

Missouri mediator Jay  Daugherty
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Hon. Jay A. Daugherty
Jay Daugherty Mediation & Arbitration Center
4717 Grand Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64112

Tel: (816) 931-6300
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Calendar Last Updated: 9 Nov 18


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ADR Services:
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Hon. Jay A. Daugherty has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
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Biographical Notes:

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As a Circuit Judge for 20 years, an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) for 7 years, and one of Missouri's leaders in the development of the practice of mediation and alternative dispute resolution, Jay has conducted trials in nearly every area of the law. As a Circuit Judge and an ALJ, he conducted hundreds of jury trials and thousands of court trials. In the area of dispute resolution, besides serving as the Chair of the Supreme Court ADR Commission and conducting hundreds of settlement conferences as a judge, in private practice he has conducted scores of arbitrations and hundreds of mediations since joining the Shaffer Lombardo Shurin law firm as well as conducting judicial settlement conferences in his own cases. The result is extensive mediation, negotiation and litigation experience in nearly every area of the law.


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  • University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada - Masters in the Judiciary, 1995
  • University of Missouri, Kansas City, Missouri Juris Doctor, 1981
  • University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri Bachelor of Science in Public Administration, 1978


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Memberships & Affiliations:

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  • ALS Association, Chairman of the National Board of Trustees, 2009 – present
  • ALS Association, George Brett ALS Volunteer of the Year Award, 2008
  • ALS Association National Board of Trustees, Los Angeles, California (Member of the Board, 1995-present; Vice-Chair, 2003-2004
  • Boy Scouts of America, Troop 601 (Chairman of the Board, 2003-2005)
  • Kentucky Colonel, Appointed by Kentucky Governor Paul E. Patton, 2000
  • George Brett Hall of Fame Induction Celebration, Chair, 1999
  • Missouri Bar
  • UMKC Law Foundation
  • Country Club Christian Church


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