Civil Mediator Background Information


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Name:
Kraushaar, Nicholas N
Firm Name:
Address:
Nicholas Kraushaar
50106 Calle Rosarita
La Quinta CA 92553
 Phone:
   Alt/Cell:
 Fax:
Email:
Website:
(731) 261-5992
(831) 261-5992
(760) 564-2260
nkmediation@gmail.com
nkmediation.com
BAR Number:
57525
ADR Experience: (Arbitration, Mediation & Settlement Conferences)

I have mediated over 50 cases. I have attended over 20 settlement conferences as counsel for plaintiff.

Subject Matter Expertise Area(s):
  • Business
  • Employment
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Property
Languages Spoken:
(Other Than English)

Representation:

Plantiff Representation: 100%

Defendant Representation: %

Current Practice & Professional History (Temp Judge Exp):

Mediation of Business, Real Estate, Probate, Insurance, and Family Law matters. I have served as a judge pro tem in small claims court in Monterey County.

Educational Background:

B.S.-Finance, University of Southern California J.D., University of San Diego SOL U.S. Navy-Naval Aviator

ADR Training:

Basic Course (40 hrs., 2/12/1996) Coast to Coast; Comprehensive (40 hrs., 5/16/2009) Professional Mediation Association; "Mediation Intensive Training for Court-Connected Family Law Cases" (32 hrs., Feb.-Mar. 2012) The Center for Understanding in Conflict. I have attended the State Bar Mandatory Fee Arbitration training and have been appointed to the State Bar Fee Arbitration Panel.

Professional Licenses:

Naval Aviation-U.S. Marine Corps. Deputy DA Monterey County-Major felony trial deputy. Civil Litigation-complex civil litigation, including unfair trade practices, corporate and shareholder matters, and partnership matters.

Arbitration Approach:

My mediation style is information based. This requires all parties to understand the position of each party. I look for agreement and on issues not agreed upon, work with the parties to develop acceptable options for settlement.

Briefs & Other:

I prefer 5 page summaries from each party. If the matter involves financial issues, I can review financial records, tax returns, balance sheet and income statements.

Fee Information:

$250 per hour My rate per day is $1500; my rate per half day is $800.

Locations:

Western Region (Riverside; Moreno Valley); Mid-County Region (Southwest, Temecula, Hemet, Banning); Eastern Region (Indio, Blythe); at the above business address; at the facilities of one of the parties' counsel or other appropriate facilities in these areas.


DISCLAIMER: This information has been provided by the mediator and has not been independently verified by the Superior Court of California, County of Riverside. The Court provides this list of mediators as a public service. The Court does not endorse, recommend, or make any warranty pertaining to the qualifications or competency of any provider on this list. Inclusion on the list is based on the representations of the mediator. The Court assumes no responsibility of liability for any act or omission of any mediator on the list.