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Keith M. Kubik, Mediator
 
Keith Kubik is a full time alternative dispute resolution specialist who mediates cases throughout Washington and the Western United States.  He maintains offices in Seattle and San Diego and is available to travel to other locations.

Types of Cases Mediated/Arbitrated:


Personal Injury: 
Serious injuries; wrongful death; products liability; construction related accidents; section 1983 claims

Professional Liability: 
Medical malpractice; legal malpractice; dental malpractice

Insurance: 
1st and 3rd party commercial general liability; homeowners and auto; inter-insurance company disputes; PIP arbitrations; Insurance Fair Claims Act (IFCA); all types of tort cases with underlying insurance coverage disputes or bad faith allegations

Employment:
Wrongful termination; EEOC matters; Sexual harassment claims; Hostile work environment; Age, Race, Disability and Religious Discrimination claims; Class Action Litigation

Emotionally Charged Disputes: 
Cases of all sizes and kinds involving unique or challenging personality issues or volatile emotional components





Legal Experience:


• Primary Mediator and Arbitrator - Kubik Mediation Group/Practical Dispute Resolution (2009 - present)

• Pepperdine University–Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution–“Mediating the Litigated Case"
• King County Superior Court – Arbitrator
• Certified United States Federal District Court Rule 39.1 Mediator
• Law Office of Keith M. Kubik – Managing Trial Attorney for commercial insurance company (2004 – 2009)  Seattle
• Principal: Reed McClure – Attorney handling cases for both plaintiffs and defendants (2002 – 2004) - Seattle
• Kubik & Paris – Managing Trial Attorney for commercial and personal lines insurance company (1995 – 2002)  Seattle and Portland
• Attorney: Law Offices Of Cynthia Chihak – Plaintiffs personal injury trial practice (1993 – 1995)  San Diego
• Attorney: Solomon, Ward, Sedienwurm & Smith – Commercial real estate and litigation practice (1990 –1993) San Diego
• Attorney: Bronson, Bronson & McKinnon - Class action, insurance, and commercial real estate practice (1989-1990) San Francisco





Memberships:


• Active Member of Washington State Bar Association  (1994 – Present)

• Member California Bar Association since 1989





Education:


• University of San Diego School of Law - J.D. (1989)

• University of Nevada Las Vegas - Undergraduate (1984)

 

 

Professional Engagements:


Speaker - Washington Defense Trial Lawyers - Annual Insurance Law Update - "The Ethics of Mediation" (2011)

Instructor – National Institute of Trial Advocacy - Programs on Trial Practice, Expert Depositions, Negotiation, and Effective Cross-Examination (1996-2008)

Speaker – San Diego Trial Lawyers Association –“Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Insurance Defense But Were Afraid to Ask” (2004)