Kenneth P. Strongman, Esq.
ADR EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
As a professional Mediator and Arbitrator since 2004, Ken works to unite people into purposeful and unified directions, actions, and efforts by getting under surface appearances.
Ken’s overarching purpose is to leave the disputing parties in a better position than when they came to him. By doing so, he facilitates the parties in developing their unique solutions.
He believes that “Mediation is conflict at its best.”
HONORS, MEMBERSHIPS & PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Mediation Society of San Francisco, Executive Board Member
Super Lawyer Honoree since 2020
FINRA Arbitrator/Mediator A58669
Judge Pro Temp
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California (federal)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (federal)
State Bar of California, Bar #215483
Robert G. McGrath American Inns of Court, Executive Board Member
Contra Costa Bar Assoc. Alternative Dispute Resolution Section Chair
John F. Kennedy University, Paralegal Advisory Board
Golden Gate Area Council of the BSA, Advisory Board member.
Silver Beaver Award. A distinguished service award of the Boy Scouts of America.
Course Director National Youth Leadership Training
BACKGROUND & EDUCATION
John F. Kennedy University School of Law, Adjunct Professor, Pleasant Hill, CA
Bardinelli, Straw & Cavin, LLP, San Ramon, CA
Shapiro, Buchman, Provine & Patton, Walnut Creek, CA
McCutchen, San Francisco, CA
Congress of Neutrals, Walnut Creek, CA
California State Automobile Association, San Francisco, CA
Napster.Com, Inc., Redwood City, CA
Chevron Corporation, San Ramon, CA
Juris Doctor, John F. Kennedy University School of Law, Walnut Creek, CA; Editor-in-Chief, John F. Kennedy University Law Review.
Masters of Business Administration, Golden Gate University, emphasis in Information Systems/Computer Science, San Francisco, CA
Bachelor of Science, University of California, Davis, Environmental Planning and Management (Urban & Regional Planning), Davis, CA
Ken Strongman, a private commercial mediator/arbitrator of complex, high risk litigated cases since 2004. Disputes addressed include business, securities, construction defects, real estate, intellectual property, employment, environment, energy, and trusts & estates.
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