Santa Barbara Superior Court
||Harold K. Kyle,
1583 Spinnaker Drive, Suite 209
Ventura, CA 93001
||$250 per hour
||$75 per side
||Fees due prior
to mediation hearing.
No charge if cancelled 48 hours prior to mediation.
$200 charge if cancelled within 48 hours of mediation.
| Payment Responsibility:
Fees equally shared between the parties unless otherwise
| Years as mediator:
Two years as certified mediator; eighteen years informal
mediation experience in human resources/legal/corporate setting.
| Number of
40+ in last two years.
| Subject matter
of mediations conducted:
Business/commercial/contracts, employment disputes
of all kinds, including discrimination, harassment and wrongful
discharge, intellectual property, real estate, construction, personal
injury, all types of litigated cases except family law.
| Areas of expertise:
Business and commercial law, contracts, all areas
of employment law, intellectual property, including trademarks,
copyrights and related license agreements, entertainment law, real
Mr. Kyle's legal career spans eighteen years as counsel
to two consumer product companies, first as Corporate Counsel for
Max Factor & Co., a cosmetics company, and then as General Counsel
and Secretary for Applause Inc., a toy and gift manufacturer. His
responsibilities included the management of the diverse litigation
caseload and business matters for these companies, which has provided
a unique perspective that makes Mr. Kyle a particularly effective