Kenneth M. Malovos, Mediator & Arbitrator, based in Sacramento, California.
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MEMBER PROFILE: Kenneth M. Malovos
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Kenneth M. Malovos
Malovos Mediation
3620 American River Drive, Suite 260
Sacramento, CA 95864

Tel: (916) 974-8600
Fax: (916) 974-8608

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Calendar Last Updated: 1 Nov 18


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Serving the following Counties:
Alameda, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Contra Costa, El Dorado, Fresno, Glenn, Los Angeles, Madera, Marin, Merced, Napa, Nevada, Orange, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, Yolo, Yuba

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Kenneth M. Malovos has experience in settling the following civil matters:
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Biographical Notes:
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Ken Malovos is a full-time mediator and arbitrator, who has resolved over 500 hundred cases in Sacramento and San Francisco. He has been selected as a Super Lawyer in Northern California, as an alternative dispute neutral. He is a panel member of the American Arbitration Association and the Office of Administrative Hearings, State of California. He brings immense experience to mediation and arbitration, having tried or settled hundreds of complex cases in state and federal courts, as well as before arbitration panels, over a 35+ year career as a trial lawyer.

Mr. Malovos serves as a mediator and arbitrator in all types of commercial and business disputes, including real estate, construction, employment, intellectual property, contract, partnership and corporation dissolution, legal and accounting malpractice, defamation, probate, tort and unfair business competition.

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  • AB: Stanford University, 1966 (Philosophy, Honors Tutorial Program)
  • JD: University of California, Hastings School of Law, 1969 (American Jurisprudence Award, Wills and Estates)

ADR Training:

  • American Arbitration Association (Sacramento) Arbitration I (1993);
  • American Arbitration Association (San Francisco) Arbitration II (2002);
  • Steven Rosenberg (San Francisco) Advanced Mediation Training (2004);
  • Institute for Conflict Management (Santa Monica) Mediation Training (2006).

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Memberships & Affiliations :
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  • Superior Court Judge, Pro Tempore, and Judicial Arbitrator, Sacramento County Superior Court.
  • Panel Member, Mediator, Arbitrator and Large Complex Cases, American Arbitration Association.
  • Panel Member, Public Works Contract Arbitration Program, Office of Administrative Hearings, State of California.
  • Panel Member, Kaiser Permanente Mandatory Arbitation System
  • Fellow, College of Commercial Arbitrators.
  • Member, California Dispute Resolution Council
  • Member, Association of Conflict Resolution
  • Arbitrator, California State Bar Association and Sacramento County Bar Association, attorney/client fee disputes.
  • Chair, ADR Section of the Sacramento County Bar Assn.


Mediation and arbitrations: $4,000 per day, payable in advance. Half-day and hourly rates for appropriate cases.

Referee: $400 per hour, paid in advance.
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Travel: Expenses only, no hourly charge for travel. All costs and fees are borne equally by the parties, unless otherwise agreed.
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Cancellation Policy: Fees are fully refundable if canceled more than seven days before the hearing. Within seven days, the fee is a retainer to save the day and is non-refundable. However, if the hearing is postponed, the fee will be fully transferable to the new date.
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