Mr. Mullin has extensive litigation experience and has tried to conclusion more than 50 jury trials and numerous bench trials in cases involving personal injury, wrongful death, product liability, toxic tort and insurance coverage disputes. He has successfully handled numerous appeals to the Nebraska Court of Appeals, the Nebraska Supreme Court and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Mullin's litigation experience has been recognized in Best Attorneys in America, which lists him in three separate practice areas - Alternative Dispute Resolution, Personal Injury Litigation and Insurance Law. Chambers USA has also recognized him for his experience in the Insurance Litigation practice area and for his mediation practice. Mr. Mullin has also been invited to join the International Association of Defense Counsel, Litigation Counsel of America and the American Board of Trial Advocates. (He resigned from the IADC and LCA in 2012 due to his transition to being a full-time mediator.) He has been repeatedly named a "Great Plains Super Lawyer" by a vote of his peers. He has repeatedly been named a "Leading Lawyer" by Benchmark Litigation. Martindale-Hubbell has recognized Mr. Mullin with its highest rating of "AV."
In addition to his former litigation practice, since 2000 Mr. Mullin has served as a mediator or arbitrator in over 2,300 disputes. One of the hardest working mediators in the United States, he is now mediating approximately 300 disputes per year across the country. Mr. Mullin mediates virtually every type of civil dispute, including commercial and business disputes, catastrophic injury and wrongful death disputes, medical malpractice and professional liability disputes, product liability disputes, employment disputes, banking and financing disputes, construction disputes, environmental and Superfund disputes, class action disputes, FELA disputes, FLSA collective actions, FACTA class action disputes, family farm and closely held business disputes, etc. Over 90% of his mediated cases to date have resulted in a successful agreement. Mr. Mullin has been inducted as a distinguished fellow into both the International Academy of Mediators and the American College of Civil Trial Mediators. He is the only Nebraska mediator inducted into either organization. He was inducted as a charter member into the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals. He is also the only Nebraska mediator who had received certification by the American Academy of ADR Attorneys. Mr. Mullin is one of only 90 mediators in the United States, and one of 300 in the world, to have been recognized by the International Who's Who of Commercial Mediation (twice, in 2011 and 2013). He has served as a board member of the Nebraska Office of Dispute Resolution and the advisory board of the Werner Institute for Negotiation at the Creighton University School of Law. Mr. Mullin is on the panel of approved mediators for the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska and the United States Bankruptcy Court for Nebraska. He is also an approved panelist for ADR Systems of America, Resolute Systems and Mediation Works, Inc. Mr. Mullin was a founding member of the Nebraska Mediation Associaton and has previously served as chair of the ADR Section of the Nebraska State Bar Association.
Mr. Mullin has demonstrated his commitment to his profession and to his community by serving on numerous law-related and civic boards and committees. He has previously served as President of the Omaha Bar Association and since 1993 has been an elected member of the Nebraska State Bar Association House of Delegates. He has served as a board member and officer of the Nebraska State Bar Foundation. Mr. Mullin serves on the alumni advisory board of Creighton University School of Law and has previously served as President of the board of directors of the Omaha Children’s Museum.
To view Mr. Mullin's ADR website and to schedule mediations online, please visit http://www.KutakRock.com/Mediation/Mullin.