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ADR Neutral: Dale L Kingman

Dale L Kingman
Tel: 206-467-6477

Focus of Practice

Insurance coverage litigation, Construction, commercial litigation, ADR, Torts,

Legal Experience

Admitted in 1976; consistently practiced in commercial, insurance and construction litigation; tried to jury, bench or arbitration at least 45+ cases; have mediated or arbitrated since 1995 around 1500 matters in WA, OR, AK, CA; In private practice with Gordon Tilden Thomas and Cordell ( 2007-current);Kingman Peabody and related predecessor firm (1985-2007); Thom Navoni Hoff (1976-1984)

Court Admissions

Washington and Colorado ( inactive); USDC Western and Eastern District of WA; 9th Circuit; US Supreme Court; Pro Hac Vice in OR AK,CA,AZ,LA,FL,MD,Washington DC, MA,IL,


BBA Gonzaga Univ ( 1971); JD Seattle Univ (1976); LLM Univ. Denver (1982)

Professional Associations

Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel; AAA; Defense Research Institute;ABA; WSBA;CBA ( Colorado);

ADR Training

AAA Arbitrator I (2005); AAA Commercial Arbitrator II (2006); AAA Dealing with Delay Tactics (ACE004) ( 2010); AAA Arbitrator Ethics & Disclosure (ACE003)(2010); AAA Chairing Arbitration Panel (ACE005) (2010); AAA Construction Professionals Guide to Conduct AAA Arbitration (2013); AAA Avoiding Ten Common Missteps Arbitrators Make (ACE10) (2016); AAA eDiscovery: Arbitration in a Digital World (ACE12) (2016); AAA Addressing Challenges of Demanding Arbitrations (17PRW010) (2018); AAA Ethical Considerations for Arbitrators (16PRW012) (2018); AAA Fair Hearings-Avoiding the Pitfalls (PRW042-14) (2018); AAA Best Practices for Counsel: Mediating and Arbitrating Complex Commercial Cases (16PRW040) (2018); AAA Impasse: Mediating in the Red Zone (16PRW003) (2018); AAA Best Practice Webinar (2020); AAA Advanced Mediation and Impasse Management Strategies in the Digital Age (2021); AAA Impartiality: Do You Know Where Your Biases Are (ACE21) (2021);

ADR Experience

Since 1995 have mediated and arbitrated apprx. 1500 matters involving Construction ( both contract and Defect), Products liability,Trusts and Estates, Banking, Contracts, Real Property, Insurance Coverage, Intellectual property, Land use, Corporations.

ADR Practice Areas

Business Litigation, Construction, Contracts, Corporations, Insurance, Real Property, Torts