Ms. Hobbs has been a mediator for over 17 of her 30 years as an attorney. Previously Chief Appellate Mediator at the Utah Court of Appeals, Ms. Hobbs mediates a large variety of cases including construction defect, commercial disputes, employment, personal injury and medical malpractice.
Karin S. Hobbs has mediated over 4,000 cases including catastrophic injury, complex commercial litigation, employment, divorce, construction, and probate/guardianship. In addition, she regularly provides trainings in mediation and negotiation.
Ms. Hobbs, a 1985 graduate of the University of Utah College of Law, obtained her mediation training at CDR Associates in Boulder, Colorado. She attended Harvard Law School's Negotiation Workshop in 1999. She has published an article entitled, "How to Achieve Results for your Client in Mediation" in the November 1999 issue of the Dispute Resolution Journal in the American Arbitration Association. She was founding Chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the Utah State Bar. She served an adjunct professor at the University of Utah College of Law, teaching Negotiation and Alternative Dispute Resolution.