Douglas deVries

Mediator
deVries Dispute Resolution/Judicate West

DOUGLAS K. deVRIES‚ ESQ.‚ serves as Mediator of the deVries Dispute Resolution. Mr. deVries became a full-time mediator in 2010-2011 following 35 years’ experience litigating complex cases at the trial and appellate court levels in State and Federal courts throughout California and Nevada. Mr. deVries’ areas of expertise include insurance coverage and bad faith, major personal injury, product liability, medical malpractice, employment, commercial and other complex cases (including class actions). He also has extensive experience as a mediator, arbitrator and settlement conference Judge Pro Tem over the last 30 plus years. Mr. deVries’ skills are highly respected by both sides of the bar, as evidenced by the glowing recommendations he receives from plaintiff attorneys and defense attorneys alike; please consult Mr. deVries’ website (www.dkdmediation.com) for additional information. Mr. deVries specializes in mediating complex litigation cases, including insurance coverage and bad faith, major personal injury, products liability, medical malpractice, employment, commercial and other complex cases (including class actions). Doug’s strengths include the ability to listen and communicate in a highly organized and effective manner (including circumstances involving strong personalities and emotionally charged issues), and to fully understand and thoroughly analyze complex legal and factual issues. Mr. deVries received his J.D. from UOP-McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento in 1976. While there‚ his honors included Traynor Honor Society‚ Dean's List and Associate Editor of Pacific Law Journal. He received his B.A. from UCLA in 1967 and his M.A. from California State University‚ Northridge‚ in 1973.