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EXPERIENCE AND SPECIALTIES
In 1984, Gig Kyriacou, Esq. joined the law firm of Levin,
Ballin, Plotkin & Zimering. Five years later, Gig became a partner in Levin,
Ballin, In 1991, he joined the reorganized firm of Plotkin, Marutain & Kyriacou,
which represented both plaintiffs and defendants in complex civil litigation
Gig Kyriacou is available to mediate disputes
concerning employment disputes, commercial/business, real estate, construction,
environmental, public policy, partnership/corporate, professional malpractice
claims, trusts, wills and conservatorships, and serious injury claims.
Gig Kyriacou devotes his practice exclusively to mediation.
He has been characterized as a "natural problem solver" by his colleagues
who encouraged him to enter the field of mediation. Gig has been the driving
force in resolving hundreds of cases, many involving complex, multi-party and
bitterly-contested disputes. Where others may have given up, Gig has used his
negotiation skills, patience, persistence and creativity, to achieve successful
resolutions, many of the "win-win" variety.
Gigs strengths include his ability to absorb, analyze
and distill complex matters and to deal with difficult parties and resolve emotionally
charged disputes. Gig has been successful in resolving well over 90% of the
cases he has mediated as a result of his quiet tenacity and his effective use
of the process.
International Academy of Mediators, American Bar Association,
L.A., Superior Courts ADR Committee, Southern California Mediation Association,
(Director & Co-Chair)
Author, "Get Ready . . . attorneys who are well prepared
likely to achieve success in mediation" (Verdicts & Settlements Supplement
to the Daily Journal, March 5, 1999): "Top Ten Tips for Mediating Commercial
Disputes," (Association of Business Trial Lawyers ABTL Report, Oct.
1998); "Legal Battles . . . Rude behavior and personal attacks are not
a necessary part of the litigation," (California Law Business, Nov. 1,
B.A., University of Southern California; 1981, J.D., Boalt
Hall School of Law; 1984.