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MEMBER PROFILE: Hon. Ann Shake (Ret.)

Kentucky mediator Ann Shake
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Hon. Ann Shake (Ret.)
Retired Judges Mediation & Arbitration Services, Inc.
P.O. Box 70318
Louisville, KY 40270

Tel: (502 )721-9900
Fax: 888-389-3559
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Hon. Ann Shake (Ret.) has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
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Biographical Notes:

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Ann O’Malley Shake served on the Kentucky Courts of Justice, beginning in 1990 in the many divisions of District Court; in 1998 she was appointed, then elected to the Circuit Court (general jurisdiction); and  in 2012 she completed her judicial service on the Kentucky Court of Appeals.  

 Providing mediation and arbitration services since 2007, she has mediated personal injury, wrongful death, business, real estate, decedent’s estate, commercial code, employment/workplace, professional malpractice (both legal and medical), contract, corporation and debt collection disputes, over 80% of which have resulted in settlements. Arbitration matters have included nursing home, business, business dissolution, shareholder and real estate disputes.


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  • University of Louisville, School of Law - J.D., 1982
  • Loretto Heights College - B.A. (English Major) - 1969
  • Harvard Program on Negotiation, Mediation Training Program - 2009


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Memberships & Affiliations:

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  • Louisville Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association


Rates: $300 per hour for mediation matters $350 per hour for arbitration matters
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