Paul S. Lychuk

  • 3572 Red Fir Street
    Las Vegas, Nevada 89135
  • Office Phone: (702) 245-6872
  • Place of Birth: Detroit, Michigan
  • Supreme Court Mediation History:

  • Date Appointed: 1/3/23
  • Number of Cases Mediated: 8
  • Current As Of: 1/2/24
  • Areas of Practice:

  • Workers' Compensation, Alternative Dispute Resolution - general civil litigation; premises liability; contract/lease disputes; tort litigation; creditors' rights
  • Bar Memberships:

  • Nevada (1987)
  • United States Supreme Court (1991)
  • Federal/Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (1990)
  • Federal/U.S. Circuit Court (1989)
  • Colleges
    University of Wyoming Laramie, Wyoming 1977 1981 Undergraduate, Finance B.S. (1981)
    Law Schools
    University of Wyoming Laramie, Wyoming 1981 1984 J.D. (1984)
    Professional Experience
    State of Nevada - Department of Administration  Las Vegas Appeals Officer: Hearing and adjudication of workers' compensation appeals. Also, adjudicated cases as a Hearing Officer for occupational license revocations; employment terminations, prevailing wage disputes; Medicaid and healthcare benefits disputes; and victims of crimes matters 2000 2020
    State of Nevada - Attorney General's Office   Senior/Deputy Attorney General: administrative law; gaming law; criminal law; Title VII/employment law; contract law; open meeting law; constitutional law 1989 2000
    Private Sector   Insurance defense and construction defect litigation 1986 1989
    Mediation and Other ADR Training
    Nevada Judicial College Reno 10-day Administrative Law Judge training 2001
    Howard D. McKibben Inn of Court Las Vegas Obstacles to Settlement 2005
    Nevada Judicial College Reno 3-day Alternative Dispute Resolution training 2006
    State Bar of Nevada Las Vegas ADR training 2008
    Howard D. McKibben Inn of Court Las Vegas Foreclosure Mediation 2009
    Howard D. McKibben Inn of Court Las Vegas Art of Negotiation and Settlement 2010
    University of Nevada - Las Vegas   Psychology of Negotiation, Mediation Ethics and Appellate Court Practice Tips 2015
    University of Nevada - Las Vegas   5-day Mediation Essentials 2020
    University of Nevada - Las Vegas   The Neuroscience of Conflict Resolution 2020
    State Bar of Nevada   A Practitioner's Guide to the Nuts and Bolts of Negotiation 2021
    State Bar of Nevada  Arbitration over Litigation 2022
    Nevada Supreme Court Nevada Settlement Judge & Senior Judge 2023 Workshop2023
    Nevada Supreme CourtLas VegasPreparation, Stakeholders, Malpractice, and Agreements: Issues All Professional Mediators Will Encounter2024
    Mediation and Other ADR Experience
    Arbitrator Las Vegas  Eighth Judicial District Court Annexed Arbitration Program 2008 Present
    Appeals Officer Nevada Department of Administration   Occasional mediations in pending workers' compensation appeals 2000 2020
    Deputy Attorney General U.S. District Court   Early neutral evaluations before U.S. Magistrates in pending Title VII actions 1989 1992

    Professional Organizations

    • State Bar of Nevada - Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, Public Lawyers Section - 2018-present
    • State Bar of Nevada - Functional Equivalency Committee - 2008 - present
    • Howard D. McKibben American Inn of Court - 2005 - 2010
    • National Association of Administrative Law Judiciary - 2000 - 2008
    • American Bar Association - 1987 - 1994
    • Clark County Bar Association - 1987 - 1990

    Awards and Recognition

    • U.S. Supreme Court Fellow - National Association of Attorneys General - 1991