User details
ID 543669668 Email address
Status Active
Gender Male
Pdf pdf/Jerome-Bales.pdf
Photo photos/Jerry-Bales.jpg
Web folder jerry-bales
Contact information
First name Jerry Last name Bales
Full name Jerry Bales
Corporation Rouse Frets White Goss Gentile Rhodes, PC
Address 1 W. 116th Place, Suite 400
City Leawood
ZIP Code 66211
State Kansas
Big City Overland Park
Phone (913) 387-1600 Fax (913) 928-6739
Cell public? Yes URL
Assistant name Dianne Rickard Assistant email
CC name Jerry Bales CC email
Formal Qualifications & Memberships
Judge? No
ADR services 3,6,10,4,1,2
  • University of Missouri – Kansas City, J.D., with distinction, 1974
  • Rockhurst College, B.S., 1971
  • Missouri Supreme Court Rule 17 List of Neutrals
  • American Bar Association, Construction Industry Forum (former Member of Division Steering Committee)
  • The Missouri Bar, Construction Law Committee
  • Kansas Bar Association, Construction Law Committee
  • Johnson County, Kansas, Bar Association (former Director and Treasurer)
  • Johnson County Bar Foundation (former Trustee)
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Construction Law Committee (former Chair)

Mr. Bales has over 45 years of experience handling commercial litigation and construction claims, litigation, risk management, and contract drafting/negotiation. Mr. Bales also has extensive experience with personal injury, wrongful death, product liability, premises liability, insurance coverage, arson and fraud.

Jerome frequently serves as a mediator or arbitrator in commercial, construction, insurance, and other disputes. He has tried more than one hundred cases (jury trial, bench trial, and arbitration) and participated in hundreds of mediations and settlement conferences. In the construction industry, Mr. Bales has represented design professionals, owners, contractors, sureties, and suppliers and has handled virtually every type of claim arising from a commercial project, i.e., defects in all design disciplines, delay and impact, job site safety, wrongful termination, liquidated damages, cardinal change, differing site conditions, and other contract disputes.

ADR Practice & Case Experience
Additional languages 1
Practice started 1994

$330 per hour; 50% of hourly rate plus expenses for travel; no cancellation fee, but minimum of 8 hours per day for out-of town proceeding.

Dispute areas 7,9,10,12,13,15,17,18,19,20,22,95,25,28,30,32,33,34,37,38,43,44,46,47,59,61,65,67,68,69,70,71,72,75,96,78,85,86,88,89,94
Calendar Settings
Private calendar purchased No
Calendar preference Disabled Calendar display type 5 day
Calendar last update time Mar 31 2018
Whole days Disabled
Requested Date Automatically Held/Booked? Disabled Auto hold type On Hold Ask if all attending counsel agreed on date? Disabled
Notes mandatory? Yes
Additional attendees No
Map enabled Yes Streetview enabled Yes
Latitude 38.9174004
Longitude -94.6461029
GoogleMaps accuracy Custom coordinates