Approved Federal Mediator - Michael G. Mullin

Contact Information

Kutak, Rock Law Firm
1650 Farnam Street
Omaha, NE 68102-2186

Work Phone (402) 346-6000
Fax (402) 346-1148
E-Mail michael.mullin@kutakrock.com
  • Admitted to practice in the state of Nebraska on 09/01/1980.
  • First approved as mediator by US District Court on 07/25/2002.
  • Reapproved as mediator by US District Court on 09/05/2012.
  • Willing to travel to other parts of Nebraska to mediate cases in primary subject areas of competence.

 

Mediated Cases: 
  • Good v. Prudential (Dispute for Underinsured Coverage re Auto Accident) - Full Agreement - 04/03/2000
  • Fimple v. Montang, et al (P.I. - Motor Vehicle Accident) - Full Agreement - 05/15/2000
  • Marquette v. UPRR (P.I. in Work Place) - No Agreement - 07/25/2000
  • Carney v. Cline, et al (P.I. - Motor Vehicle Accident) - Settled After Mediation - 10/04/2001
  • Jensen v. Hendrix, et al (P.I. - Motor Vehicle Accident) - Full Agreement - 01/10/2002
  • Ross v. Bellevue Berry Farms (P.I. - Tractor/Trailer Accident) - Settled After Mediation - 04/29/2002
  • Holton, et al v. Hardiman, et al (P.I. - Motor Vehicle Accident) - Full Agreement - 06/18/2002
  • Stokes, et al v. Powers, et al (P.I. - Motor Vehicle Accident) - Partial Agreement - 06/21/2002
  • Bramer v. Simmonds Restaurant Mgt (Slip & Fall Injury) - Full Agreement - 07/19/2002
  • Remington v. Grooms (Conversion/Division of Mutually Acquired Property) - Full Agreement - 09/05/2002
  • Siebels v. Murphy (Division of Assets/Liabilities of Business After w/Drawal of Partner) - Full Agreement - 09/30/2002
  • Martin v. Haas (P.I. - Motor Vehicle Accident) - Full Agreement - 02/07/2003
  • Aasum v. D&D Constr. (P.I. - Motor Vehicle Accident) - Full Agreement - 04/04/2003
  • Long v. Wylie (P.I. - Motor Vehicle Accident) - Full Agreement - 04/23/2003
  • Wojtalewicz v. Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Co. (Insurance Contract Dispute) - Full Agreement - 09/26/2003
  • Miller v. Meyer (P.I. - Motor Vehicle Accident) - No Agreement - 01/20/2004
  • Winkelhake v. Shelton (P.I. - Motor Vehicle Accident) - Full Agreement - 02/19/2004
  • Hansen v. Lipstix (P.I. - Motor Vehicle Accident) - Full Agreement - 03/19/2004
  • Risper v. Nelson (P.I. - Motor Vehicle Accident) - Full Agreement - 04/14/2004
  • Grasso v. Int'l Comfort Products Corp., et al (Product Liability) - Full Agreement - 04/16/2004
  • Gilmore v. Jennie Edmundson Hospital (P.I. - Fall) - Full Agreement - 05/13/2004
  • Moore v. Harleysville Ins. Co. (P.I. - UIM Claim) - Full Agreement - 05/24/2004
  • Barksdale v. Frederickson (P.I. - Motor Vehicle Accident) - Full Agreement - 06/03/2004
  • Lacy v. Omaha Door & Window Co., et al (P.I. - on Job Site) - Full Agreement - 06/09/2004
  • Transportation Ins. Co. v. Millard Refrigerated Svcs (Dispute re Warehouse Fire) - No Agreement - 06/22/2004
  • Robeson & Kock v. Gorat (P.I. - Motor Vehicle Accident) - Full Agreement - 07/21/2004
  • Calnan v. Jones (Medical Negligence) - Full Agreement - 08/03/2004
  • Bielke v. Apt. Assoc. Ltd., et al (P.I. - Carbon Monoxide Poisoning) - No Agreement - 08/05/2004
  • Simon v. Farmers Ins. (P.I. - UIM Claim) - Full Agreement - 08/09/2004
  • Ludwick v. Columbia Nat'l Ins. Co. (Dispute re Insurance Coverage) - Full Agreement - 08/11/2004
  • Big Red Blimpie v. Goodrich Dairy Co. (Dispute re Product Usage in Violation of Protected Territory) - Full Agreement - 08/17/2004
  • Castillo v. Mid Century Insurance Co. (P.I. - UIM Claim) - Full Agreement - 09/01/2004
  • Poitier v. UPRR (F.E.L.A. - P.I. Claim) - No Agreement - 09/08/2004
  • Herman v. Asoev (P.I. - Motor Vehicle Accident) - Full Agreement - 09/14/2004
  • Giitter v. Double D. Excavating (P.I. - Motor Vehicle Accident) - Full Agreement - 09/15/2004
  • Harding v. Motis (P.I. - Motor Vehicle Accident) - Full Agreement - 09/28/2004
  • Fitzgerald v. Jones (Personal Injury-Auto - State Court) - Full Agreement - 10/20/2004
  • Brown v. Jones (Personal Injury-Auto - State Court) - Full Agreement - 10/20/2004
  • Hoagland v. Farmers Ins. Exchange (Underinsured Motorist Claim - State Court) - Full Agreement - 10/22/2004
  • Kranz v. Farmers Ins. Exchange (Underinsured Motorist Claim - State Court) - Full Agreement - 10/28/2004
  • Johnson v. Wees & Masonry Builders (Personal Injury-Auto - State Court) - Full Agreement - 11/01/2004
  • Lacey v. Saks (Personal Injury - Premises Liability - State Court) - Full Agreement - 11/01/2004
  • Robinson v. Sloger (Personal Injury -Auto - State Court) - Full Agreement - 11/09/2004
  • Crouch v. Farmers Ins. Exchange (Underinsured Motorist Claim - State Court) - Full Agreement - 11/11/2004
  • Rager v. BNSFRR (F.E.L.A.-Personal Injury - Federal Court) - No Agreement - 11/12/2004
  • Lacy v. Farmers Ins. Exchange (Underinsured Motorist Claim - Federal Court) - Full Agreement - 11/17/2004
  • Larsen v. UPRR (F.E.L.A.-Personal Injury - Federal Court) - No Agreement - 12/02/2004
  • Kazakevicius v. Chief School Bus Svc (Business Dispute - State Court) - Full Agreement - 12/04/2004
  • Adamson v. Johnson & Westco (Personal Injury-Auto - State Court) - No Agreement - 12/10/2004
  • Otto v. Grandick (Personal Injury - State Court) - Full Agreement - 12/13/2004
  • Kay v. Wyllie (Personal Injury-Auto - State Court) - Full Agreement - 12/17/2004
  • Palmer v. Edwards (Personal Injury-Auto - State Court) - Full Agreement - 12/21/2004
  • Ueberrhein v. Baumgarten (Personal Injury-Auto - State Court) - Full Agreement - 01/11/2005
  • Artisan Services v. Samani (Construction Work Dispute - State Court) - Full Agreement - 01/12/2005
  • Poulson v. Lonneman (Personal Injury-Auto - State Court) - Full Agreement - 01/17/2005
  • Roberts v. Lonneman (Personal Injury-Auto - State Court) - Full Agreement - 01/17/2005
  • Tomes v. Knutson (Personal Injury-Auto - State Court) - Full Agreement - 01/20/2005
  • Cox v. Knutson (Personal Injury-Auto - State Court) - Full Agreement - 01/20/2005
  • Jones v. Glandt (Personal Injury-Auto - State Court) - Full Agreement - 01/26/2005
  • Lee v. UPRR (F.E.L.A.-Personal Injury - Federal Court) - No Agreement - 01/27/2005
  • Brandt v. UPRR (F.E.L.A.-Personal Injury - Federal Court) - Full Agreement - 01/28/2005
  • Mason v. Hall (Personal Injury-Auto - State Court) - Full Agreement - 02/12/2005
  • Drewes v. Christiansen (Personal Injury-Auto - State Court) - Full Agreement - 02/15/2005
  • Fry v. Trujillo (Personal Injury-Auto - State Court) - Full Agreement - 02/16/2005
  • Banwell v. Madsen (Personal Injury-Auto - State Court) - Full Agreement - 02/17/2005
  • Stanley v. Madsen (Personal Injury-Auto - State Court) - Full Agreement - 02/17/2005
  • Brandl v. H&H Trailer (Motor Vehicle Prod Liab - Federal Court) - Full Agreement - 02/22/2005
  • Kelley v. Rogers Jewelers (F.L.S.A. Class Action Suite - State Court) - Full Agreement - 02/24/2005
  • Fritzler v. BNSFRR (F.E.L.A.-Personal Injury - State Court) - Full Agreement - 02/28/2005
  • Missak v. Richards (Personal Injury-Auto - State Court) - Full Agreement - 03/09/2005
  • Schulz v. Matzke (Medical Malpractice - State Court) - Full Agreement - 03/11/2005
  • Downs v. UPRR (F.E.L.A.-Personal Injury - State Court) - No Agreement - 03/23/2005
  • Bryant v. Paube (Personal Injury-Auto - State Court) - Full Agreement - 03/24/2005
  • Bryant v. Lies (Personal Injury-Auto - State Court) - Full Agreement - 03/24/2005
  • Wrighton v. Farmers Ins. (Underinsured Motorist Claim - State Court) - Full Agreement - 03/31/2005
  • Johnson v. Johnson, et al (Personal Injury-Auto - State Court) - Full Agreement - 04/04/2005
  • Anderson v. Pittman (Personal Injury-Auto - State Court) - Full Agreement - 04/14/2005
  • Manley v. Butler (Personal Injury-Auto - State Court) - Full Agreement - 04/18/2005
  • Keenan v. Mid-Century Ins. (Underinsured Motorist Claim - State Court) - Full Agreement - 04/20/2005
  • Finch v. Snelling (Personal Injury-Auto - State Court) - Full Agreement - 04/27/2005
  • Weddingpages v. Nolen-Malasek (Business Dispute - State Court) - Full Agreement - 04/28/2005
  • Kerns v. Edwards Archer Auto (Employement Dispute - State Court) - Full Agreement - 05/17/2005
  • Smith v. Sears Roebuck, et al (Personal Injury - State Court) - Full Agreement - 05/19/2005
  • Tran v. UPS (Personal Injury-Auto - State Court) - Full Agreement - 05/20/2005
  • Graeve Constr v. Laughlin Constr (Breach of Contract - State Court) - No Agreement - 06/03/2005
  • Bacon v. Reidell (Medical Malpractice - State Court) - Full Agreement - 06/15/2005
  • GE Capital v. NE Blueprint v. IKON Office (Breach of Contract - State Court) - Full Agreement - 06/21/2005
  • Punko v. Wiesen (Personal Injury-Auto - State Court) - Full Agreement - 06/29/2005
  • Olson v. Simons (Personal Injury-Auto - State Court) - Full Agreement - 07/11/2005
  • Gass & Omaha Aviation v. Wilson (State Court) - Full Agreement - 07/14/2005
  • C. and G. Brendle v. Kavan (Presonal Injury - State Court) - Full Agreement - 07/19/2005
  • Poloncic v. Barker (Personal Injury-Auto - State Court) - Full Agreement - 07/21/2005
  • Huff v. Alegent Health (Medical Malpractice/Wrongful Death - State Court) - Full Agreement - 07/25/2005
  • Moose v. Isom & Alliance Med Ctr (Medical Malpractice - State Court) - Full Agreement - 07/26/2005
  • Dvorak v. NY LIfe & Lord (Investment Dispute - State Court) - Full Agreement - 07/27/2005
  • Earl May v. American Sterling Ins. v. Hortica (Insurance Coverage - State Court) - No Agreement - 08/25/2005
  • Martin v. Blue Rhino Corp., et al (Product Liability Dispute - State Court) - No Agreement - 08/30/2005
  • Spady Chrysler v. Midwest Family Ins (Business Income Loss Dispute - State Court) - Full Agreement - 08/31/2005
  • McMann v. VonSeggern, et al (Personal Injury-Auto - State Court) - Full Agreement - 09/07/2005
  • Hansen v. Gaul (Personal Injury-Farm Accident - State Court) - Full Agreement - 09/13/2005
  • Keleyhers v. Lee (Personal Injury-Auto - State Court) - Full Agreement - 09/14/2005
  • Brown v. Sidney Memorial Hospital, et al (Medical Malpractice - State Court) - Full Agreement - 09/19/2005
  • Bostwick v. Farmers Ins. Exchange (Underinsured Motorist Claim - State Court) - Full Agreement - 09/20/2005
  • Stengel v. Exchange Bank of Gibbon (Loan Document Dispute - State Court) - Full Agreement - 09/22/2005
Primary Areas of Mediation Practice: 
  • Asbestos Personal Injury Product
  • Other Personal Property Damage
  • Insurance
  • Negotiable Instrument
  • Stockholders' Suits
  • Other Contract
  • Contract Product Liability
  • Torts to Land
  • Tort Product Liability
  • Federal Employers' Liability
  • Motor Vehicle
  • Motor Vehicle Product Liability
  • Other Personal Injury
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury - Product Liability
  • Property Damage Product Liability
  • Employment
  • Housing/Accommodations
  • Welfare
  • Other Civil Rights
  • Appeal 28 USC 158
  • Banks and Banking
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Railway Labor Act
  • Other Labor Litigation
  • Empl. Ret. Inc. Security Act
  • Patent
  • Trademark
  • Other Food & Drug
  • Copyrights
  • Agriculture
  • Other Food & Drug
  • Liquor Laws
  • R.R. & Truck
  • Occupational Safety/Health
  • All Other Real Property
  • Airplane
  • Airplane Product Liability
  • Assault, Libel & Slander
  • Land Condemnation
  • Other Statutory Actions
  • Other Fraud
  • Truth in Lending
  • Recovery of Overpayment & Enforcement of Judgment
  • Medicare Act
  • Foreclosure
  • Rent Lease & Ejectment
  • Taxes (U.S. Plaintiff or Defendant)
  • IRS - Third Party 26 USC 7609
  • Banks and Banking
  • Commerce/ICC Rates/etc.
  • Racketeer Influenced & Corrupt Org.
  • Securities/Commodities/Exchange
  • Agricultural Acts
  • Environmental Matters
  • Freedom of Information Act
  • Constitutionality of State Statutes
Miscellaneous Information: 
  • Mr. Mullin's mediated case list is current through September 22, 2005.
  • Mr. Mullin has represented litigants in over 100 mediations.
  • Mr. Mullin is willing to host mediations at his office or elsewhere as agreed by the parties.
  • Mr. Mullin is the only Nebraska mediator recognized by the American College of Civil Trial Mediators.
  • Mr. Mullin is the only Nebraska mediator on the approved panel of the ADR Systems of America.
  • Mr. Mullin is an advisory board member of the Werner Institute for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution.
  • Mr. Mullin is an advisory board member of the Nebraska Office of Dispute Resolution.
  • The calendar of availability for Mr. Mullin can be viewed at http://mykutak.kutakrock.com/MediationCalendar/calendar.asp.
  • In 2008, Mr. Mullin mediated a total of 173 disputes and successfully resolved 161 of those disputes.
  • In 2007, Mr. Mullin mediated a total of 158 disputes and successfully resolved 146 of those disputes.
  • In 2006, Mr. Mullin mediated a total of 128 disputes and successfully resolved 118 of those disputes.
  • In 2005, Mr. Mullin mediated a total of 76 disputes and successfully resolved 72 of those disputes.
  • In 2009, Mr. Mullin mediated a total of 214 disputes and successfully resolved 194 of those disputes.
  • Since Mr. Mullin's last approval in 2007, he has conducted approximately 1,000 mediations in a total of 9 different states.
  • In 2012, Mr. Mullin conducted approximately 300 mediations.  Approximately 92% of the mediations were successfully resolved.
  • A full list of Mr. Mullin's mediations can be produced upon request.