Dawn Kirk
Dawn Kirk

Associate Mediator

Associate MediatorThis mediator has at least 40 hours of mediation training, has mediated at least 10 cases for at least 40 hours, agrees to take part in at least 12 hours per year of continuing mediation education, and subscribes to Mediate.com's required standards of mediation practice..Premium Member

Dawn Kirk

Ms. Kirk’s strong analytical, logic and reasoning skills, along with over 25 years of experience of owning and operating several small local businesses, including her own law firm for over 11 years, have equipped her not only with superior issue-spotting and problem solving capabilities, but the ability to relate to and understand her clients on a “real-life” level. Ms. Kirk recognizes and understands the importance of responding personally, directly and quickly to clients’ inquiries and needs. Ms. Kirk possesses a professional and respectful demeanor which has helped provide her clients with a proven history of successful results and has helped her achieve the status of Gold Client Champion for her work as an attorney through Martindale-Hubbell’s confidential client review process for the years 2017 – 2019.

In addition to mediating, Ms. Kirk is a meticulously organized civil litigation and transactional attorney, focusing on such matters as personal injury liability, employment law, elder and dependent abuse, breaches of contract, business litigation, contract review and formation, representing both debtors and creditors in bankruptcy court and assisting clients with their estate planning needs.

ADR Experience

Riverside County Bar Association’s Dispute Resolution Service, Inc. Trial Assignment Mediation Program (Trial Call Mediations) * County of Riverside’s Community Action Partnership, Dispute Resolution Center Mediation Program (Small Claims Mediations)


Mediating the Litigated Case, The Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University * Juris Doctor: California Southern Law School, Riverside – Graduated 1st in Class * Bachelor of Science: Computational Mathematics, With Honors, University of California – Riverside

Areas Of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Contracts
  • Employment
  • General
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Partnership
  • Real Estate
  • Personal Injury
  • Workplace
  • Automotive
  • Elder
  • Transportation
  • Small Claims
  • Bankruptcy
  • Accidents
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • HOA

Additional Services

  • Mediator
  • Mediating Lawyer

Fees and Provisos

Ms. Kirk charges $300 per hour with a 2 hour minimum. She can either travel to your location or for your convenience, has facilities to conduct mediations at her office in Riverside, California.

Professional Associations

  • SCMA - S. California Mediation Assoc.

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