Jerry Palmer

Areas of Competence:

Administrative Law, Business Litigation, Constitutional Law, Construction, Consumer, Contracts, FELA, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Media Law, Medical Malpractice / Medical Negligence, Personal Injury, Probate, Products Liability, Professional Liability / Malpractice, Real Property



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Professional Experience:

Jerry Palmer specializes in mediation of complicated business disputes, construction disputes, medical malpractice, and product liability. Other areas of expertise include defamation, professional liability, explosion and property damage claims, disability insurance, partnership dissolution, employment and contract issues, and general tort. Having resolved hundreds of complex disputes, Jerry also lectures in both professional and academic forums on the subject of mediation. He has mediated over 2,000 cases.

Drawing mediation expertise from 40 years of litigation experience representing both plaintiff’s and defendant’s viewpoints, Jerry is recognized by the U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri and is certified by the Kansas Supreme Court as a mediator for core and civil cases.


Professional Affiliations:

  • Distinguished Fellow, International Academy of Mediators
  • Fellow, American College of Civil Trial Mediators
  • Member, American Association of Attorney Mediators
  • Member, National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
  • Kansas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • American Law Institute
  • Master of the Bench, Sam Crow, American Inns of Court
  • Kansas Supreme Court Nominating Commission
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice
  • Kansas, Kansas City Metropolitan, and Topeka Bar Associations



  • Certified Mediator, Kansas Supreme Court, Core and Civil
  • Certified Mediator, U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
  • Certified Mediator, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri
  • Certified by
  • Certified Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy 
  • Certified Specialist in Medical Malpractice, American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys 



  • Arthur Hodgson Award, Kansas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Koskoff Award, National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Certificate of Excellence, Association of the Trial Lawyers of America
  • Consumer Advocate Award for Long v. Turk (1998), Kansas Trial Lawyers Association


Topeka, KS

Available for Service

2 Alaris Office Locations


1608 Locust Street
Kansas City, MO 64108

(800) 280-3376
Samantha Liechty
Senior Scheduling Coordinator


2422 East Madrid Street
Springfield, MO 65804

(800) 280-3376
Mia Jackson
Scheduling Coordinator