His extensive and varied legal experience as an educator, lawyer, judge, discovery master, mediator and arbitrator gives him an unmatched level of insight that can be applied to even the most complicated cases. His arbitration experience ranges from consumer cases to business disputes in which the amount in question involved 8 figure claims. Most recently, as his practice began to focus on mediation and special master appointments, I have seen his talents utilized by our Circuit Court bench to very promptly and wisely rule on discovery disputes. He also has a relationship with Mr. Today, Charlie works as a Mediator, Arbitrator and Discovery Master with success in a wide variety of cases, including employment law, business and complex commercial disputes, medical malpractice, personal injury law, real estate, anti-trust cases and other business related matters. I have witnessed him distinguish himself in private practice, on the bench and, in a full circle, return to prominence as a private practitioner. Please note: This is an actively moderated subreddit, calls will be made at the moderator's discretion.
I have never worked with any discovery master as firm as Charlie Atwell. Charles is committed to getting a deal done with patience, honesty and integrity. He is intimately familiar with the expectations of the job, handling many difficult cases in tandem with other associates and paralegals. As a jurist he was fair minded, brilliant, compassionate and practical. Since joining the firm he has been involved in over 100 arbitrations in both the metropolitan area and other cities and locales such as St.
He got a case settled that all of the lawyers said had a zero chance at settling. When the stakes are high, you need someone who can see the whole picture and map out a resolution that works for everyone. During the weekend, only self-posts are allowed to share stories, discussions and texts. White Collar Criminal Defense In his life before being a Judge, Charles served as an assistant prosecuting attorney for Jackson County, Missouri, an assistant United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri he spent close to 16 years in practice representing individuals and corporations, either charged or under investigation in federal and state venue. Judge Atwell will get your case settled! Before joining the firm, Charles served over 16 years in the Jackson County Circuit bench which included tenure as the Presiding Judge over the Jackson County. He has served as a single arbitrator, a wing arbitrator in three-panel arbitrations and also as the lead arbitrator.
Charlie Atwell brings 40 years of rich litigation experience to the mediation and arbitration process, including over 16 years as a Circuit Judge in Jackson County, Missouri, Charles Atwell is one of the most approachable and well-respected faces in the Kansas City legal community. Louis, Jacksonville, Florida and Chicago, Illinois. In my case it was eight days after the mediation, after he worked the phones relentlessly. He also, at times, participates in both civil and criminal litigation on behalf of the firm. Passionate about law, Charles tried or was involved in a wide variety of cases including commercial litigation, securities fraud, products liability, medical malpractice, antitrust, real estate evaluation and death penalty cases. Prior to taking the bench, as a criminal defense practitioner Charlie was fair minded, brilliant, compassionate and practical. Throughout his career, Charles has been regarded as fair and impartial, approaching cases thoughtfully and taking the time to understand both sides of an argument.
He also served as a special judge for both the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District and on the Missouri Supreme Court. With substantial experience representing individuals and companies in business investigations, including matters before state and federal grand juries, he has a wealth of knowledge to draw upon relating to representation of companies and individuals. Judge Atwell will get your case settled! Charles knows what a judge expects, how a trial works and what juries will see. He has successfully mediated cases in such areas as employment law, business and commercial litigation, medical malpractice matters, personal injury and real estate disputes. Moderators reserve the right to moderate at their own discretion.
Judge Atwell has had substantial experience in representing individuals and companies in business investigations including matters before state and federal grand juries. He also participates in both civil and criminal litigation on behalf of the firm. Jeff Dreiling of Complete Legal which gives him an insight to electronic discovery issues. His insight based on his years presiding over trials in Jackson County is invaluable. His cases not only span the metropolitan area in the Midwest but also involved a national practice which included him appearing in courts throughout the country including the Southern District of New York. As a mediator and arbitrator, he provides services go beyond regular mediation which include early mediation option know as Guided Choice, regular pre-mediation phone calls and substantial efforts at after care, if the case is not settled at the mediation setting.
The issues that have been involved in this representation have included securities fraud, allegations of environmental protection violations, and allegations of bank fraud, income tax cases and conspiracy. In my case it was eight days after the mediation, after he worked the phones relentlessly. Charles believes that mediation never ends until a verdict is rendered or an appeal has been finalized. Since joining the firm in 2012, he has represented public officials, Chief Financial Officers of corporations, regular businessmen, law enforcement agencies, employees of large corporations as well as representing witnesses before federal grand juries. 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. He got a case settled that all of the lawyers said had a zero chance at settling. During weekends, only self-posts are allowed.
As a discovery master, Charles has a unique perspective from his years as a judge having appointed masters himself. As a special master is that he is more than willing to be fair and polite, but he is also more than willing to firmly rebuke lawyers who engage in obstructionist delaying tactics to gain an advantage in the discovery phase of a case. . His insight based on his years presiding over trials in Jackson County is invaluable. .
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