Preparation For Mediation From Both The Lawyer’s & Mediator’s Perspective (Mar. 3, 2011)

Date: 03/03/2011

Featuring: Kim D. Cannon & R. Michael Shickich

About Your Speakers

Kim D. Cannon received his A.B. degree from Dartmouth College, cum laude in 1970, and his J.D. from the University of Colorado in 1974. Mr. Cannon has practiced continuously with the firm of Davis & Cannon, LLP (formerly Burgess & Davis) of Sheridan and Cheyenne, Wyoming for the last thirty-three years during which time he has concentrated on complex litigation. He has represented clients in a wide variety of cases from natural resources, commercial, construction, employment, personal injury, professional malpractice, and securities litigation, besides domestic relations. Mr. Cannon is an active member of the Sheridan County Bar (President, 1982), the Wyoming State Bar (Civil Pattern Jury Instructions and Continuing Legal Education Committees), and the American Bar Association (Litigation Section). He served as a member and chairman of the Wyoming Environmental Quality Council (1992-1996) and the Wyoming Commission on Judicial Conduct and Ethics (1997-2003).  Additionally, he has served as a Vice President of the Dartmouth Lawyers Association (1997-present); Board member, Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association (2004-2006); and Member, Civil Pattern Jury Instructions Committee, Wyoming State Bar. He has also been a long-standing selection in Best Lawyers in America (personal injury) and was listed in Mountain States Super Lawyers (2007). Mr. Cannon was inducted as a Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers, in 2007.
R. Michael Shickich has a solo practice in Casper, where he was born and raised. His practice is primarily personal injury. Cases have included auto and truck accidents, oil well fires and injuries, and medical device product liability cases. Michael was the plaintiff’s counsel in one of the highest qui tam medical awards in this state’s history. He is past president of the Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association (2003-2004). Michael currently serves as the part-time Federal Magistrate Judge for the District of Wyoming in Casper. He attended the University of Denver College of Law. Michael was a member of the Bar Review and a Moot Court Regional Champion.