Kevin K. Fitzharris, a partner, is a registered civil mediator who concentrates his litigation practice in the areas of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and commercial litigation. He spends most of his time on serving as a mediator to help individuals and entities solve their disputes before filing suit or before trial. With over thirty years of litigation experience, Kevin has represented major litigants in numerous mediations, arbitrations, jury trials, and bench trials.
Kevin is a member of The National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals (NADN). The National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals is a professional association whose membership consists of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) professionals distinguished by their hands-on experience in the fields of civil and commercial conflict resolution. Membership is by invitation only and all Academy members have been thoroughly vetted and found to meet stringent practice standards. Members are amongst the most in-demand neutrals in their respective states, as selected and approved by their peers, litigators, and judges.
Kevin has mediated hundreds of cases. He is a member of the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana, the Defense Research Institute, the American Bar Association, the Christian Legal Society, and the Allen County Bar Association where he serves as vice chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee.
An AV® Preeminent* rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell based on its peer review ratings, he has also been selected for inclusion in the Indiana Super Lawyers® publication since 2014 and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America® publication. He has presented over 45 seminars on litigation-related topics, including speaking at the International Association of Insurance Professionals, the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, American Inns of Court, and for other groups as requested. Topics he has spoken on range from “Handling Difficult Scenarios: Tips from Mediators”, “Anatomy of a Civil Litigation” and “Traumatic Brain Injuries”, to trial tactics and legal updates in the litigation arena.
He earned his B.A., with distinction, from Purdue University in 1987, and his J.D. from the University of Notre Dame in 1990. Kevin is admitted to practice before all Indiana state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.