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Kevin K. Fitzharris, Esq., Mediator & Arbitrator, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Kevin K. Fitzharris, Esq.

Barrett McNagny LLP
215 East Berry Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Tel: (260) 423-8874
Cell: (260) 414-4775
Fax: (260) 423-8920
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Recognized to Indiana Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME, Court-Appointed Neutral (Special Master), Discovery Referee, Early Neutral Evaluation, Fact Finding, Insurance Umpire, Med-Arb, Mini-Trial Judge
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  • Practice Commenced1990
  • # of MEDS (as of 18/7/24)1500
  • # of ARBS (as of 18/7/24)150
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


Kevin K. Fitzharris, is a registered civil mediator who concentrates his litigation practice in the areas of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and litigation services. He spends most of his time serving as a mediator to help individuals and entities resolve their disputes before filing suit or before trial. With over thirty years of litigation experience, Kevin has mediated thousands of cases, including construction disputes for residential and commercial projects involving faulty material cases such as roofing and siding that have caused water damage, and contract disputes for workmanship and nonpayment cases. As a litigator, he has represented insurance companies and insureds in cases involving various roofing systems that have allegedly resulted in water damage to different structures. He has represented major litigants in numerous mediations, arbitrations, jury trials, and bench trials.

Kevin is a highly skilled mediator having mediated thousands of cases. An AV® PreeminentTM* rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell based on its peer review ratings, he has also been selected for inclusion in the Indiana Super Lawyers® publication since 2014 and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America® publication.

He has presented over 40 seminars on ADR and litgation related topics, including speaking in Heidelberg, Germany at the International Association of Insurance Professionals, the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, American Inns of Court, the Allen County Bar Association, and for other groups as requested. Topics he has spoken on range from "Zoom Mediations", “How the Pandemic is Affecting ADR" and "Top 10 Tips for a Successful Mediation", to trial tactics and legal updates in the litigation area.

Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Agricultural
  • Appellate
  • Arts (Fine/Performing)
  • Automotive
  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy/Creditors
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Discrimination
  • Divorce (High Asset)
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Elder Abuse
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • Engineering
  • Entertainment Sector
  • Environmental
  • Family Businesses
  • Franchise
  • Health Care
  • Industrial
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Land Use/Planning
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Lemon Law
  • Libel & Slander
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Media & Communications
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mortgage Foreclosure
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Pensions
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Police
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Railroad & Trucking
  • Real Estate
  • Religious Institutions
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Software
  • Sports
  • Technology
  • Title Disputes
  • Torts
  • Trademarks/Patents
  • Transportation
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Unfair Competition
  • Wage & Hour/FMLA
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Death


  • B.A., with distinction, from Purdue University in 1987
  • J.D. from the University of Notre Dame in 1990.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Indiana Supreme Court's Committee on Character and Fitness
  • Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana
  • Defense Research Institute
  • American Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Christian Legal Society
  • Allen County Bar Association where he serves as the vice chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Section

Rates Information

$300.00 per hour.

No cancellation fee.

No charge for travel time. 

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