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Mediator Information
Name B. Kent Warner
Law Firm Warner Dispute Resolution, Inc.
Location Inland Empire
Practice Areas

All Tort areas, including: Products Liability, Personal Injury, Insurance Bad Faith, Professional Malpractice, Negligence, Intentional Torts, Construction.

Date of Admission to the California State Bar
1972
First Year Mediation Experience
1972
Education
  • Juris Doctorate, University of California, San Francisco, Hastings College of Law (1971)
  • Bachelor's degree, University of California, Los Angeles (1967)

ADR-Specific Education

  • "Mediating the Litigated Case," Pepperdine University School of Law, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution (2004)
Bar Memberships
  • State of California (1972)
  • Central District of California Federal Court
Professional Association Memberships
  • Member, State Bar of California
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Member, Riverside County Bar Association
  • Member, San Bernardino County Bar Association
  • Member, Orange County Bar Association
  • Panelist, RCBA Dispute Resolution Service, Inc.
Additional Information

Now retired as a trial attorney, Kent Warner devotes full time to his mediation practice.  In over 40 years of trial practice he successfully litigated large and complex cases on behalf of plaintiffs as well as major carriers. His vast forty-three-year trial experience in virtually all areas of tort practice, on both sides, has translated to the mediation practice with great and consistent success.

For over 20 years he has mediated and settled cases in the following legal areas: medical malpractice, construction, landslide, auto, property defect/dangerous condition, bad faith, intentional tort and so on. This experience is put to great use in facilitating reasonable and economical resolution, saving litigants time, money and the uncertainty of the jury trial.

Mr. Warner is a member of the American Board of Trials Advocates and has received the AV Preeminent Rating on Martindale-Hubble from his peers for exemplifying the highest level of professional excellence within the legal community.

Publications

  • “Trust and the Mission of Mediation,” by B. Kent Warner, Riverside Lawyer Magazine, Volume 61, Number 9 (October 2011)

  • “Bridging Alignments in Mediation,” by B. Kent Warner and Nova Reed, Orange County Lawyer (December 2010)