Member Profile: Kenneth M. Byrum

Kenneth M. Byrum
Dowling Aaron Incorporated
5080 California Avenue, Suite 340
Bakersfield, CA 93309
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Tel: (661) 861-6191
Fax: (661) 861-6190

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Mediation; Arbitration


Calendar Last Updated: 16 Jun 17

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Kenneth M. Byrum has substantive case experience in the following areas...

Business Dissolution
Community Associations
Contract Disputes
Divorce (High Asset)
Eminent Domain
Energy Sector (Oil, Gas)
Family Businesses
Health Care
Intellectual Property
Land Use/Planning
Legal Malpractice
Local Govt./Municipalities
Medical Malpractice
Mortgage Foreclosure
Non-profit Organizations
Personal Injury
Product Liability
Professional Malpractice
Property Damage
Real Estate
Title Disputes
Trusts / Estates
Wrongful Death



Ken is a highly experienced neutral. His professional experience includes litigation and contract issues in construction, real estate, general business, oil and gas, probate and estate planning/trust administration. He has successfully mediated numerous large and complex disputes. He believes that the mediation alternative should be explored as soon as practicable in all disputes, large and small. In the last 10 years, Ken has also accepted and skillfully handled numerous arbitration assignments in medical cases as well as special master and referee assignments in complex business and construction disputes.  Ken has attained Martinedale-Hubbell's A+ preeminent rating and has been recognized by Martindale-Hubbell and American lawyer Media as a top rated lawyer in alternative dispute resolution. 


  • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, University of California at Los Angeles, 19622;
  • Juris Doctor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1965;
  • Advanced Mediation Training, Los Angeles County Bar Association, 2000;
  • Advanced Mediation Training, Pepperdine University, 2003;
  • Continued courses, American Bar Association

Memberships & Affiliations

Chairman, Kern County Bar Association; Chairman, Superior Court Mediation Committee; Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States; United States District Court, Eastern District of California; United States Tax Court; Founding member, Bakersfield College Foundation; Rotary International


$350.00 per hour. Please call for details.


Kenneth M. Byrum is a member of our CA chapter, California Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, California's premier roster of preeminent mediators and arbitrators. The CADN profile includes more specific local information, such as counties and regions served, and can be visited directly at


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