Robert P. Mougin was born and raised in Southern California, and went on to attend the University of California at San Diego in 1989. After graduating with honors with his degree in Economics, Mr. Mougin went on to complete his Juris Doctorate degree at the University of San Diego in 1996. After passing the California bar exam, Mr. Mougin was immediately sworn in and began defending local businesses in civil claims filed in the San Diego area.
Mr. Mougin was a founding partner in the law firm of Lake & Mougin, LLP, formed in 1997, and specialized in business litigation and personal injury defense. He went on to successfully pass both the Nevada and Arizona bar examinations and thereby expanded the scope of the firm to handle claims made throughout the entire southwest United States.
In 2001, Mr. Mougin joined the law firm of Kring & Chung, LLP, opening the San Diego branch office to continue his defense of local businesses and personal injury clients. The firm’s primary focus is on Employment Litigation. He thereafter opened the Las Vegas, Nevada office of Kring & Chung as well in order to expand the scope of the services offered by the firm. For over twenty years, Mr. Mougin acted as the managing partner of both the Las Vegas and San Diego offices of Kring & Chung, LLP. In this capacity, he has handled over 3,000 cases ranging from trials, arbitrations, and mediations with damages in dispute of over a billion dollars in both state and federal court.
In 2012, Mr. Mougin completed his certification with the National Conflict Resolution Center.
Mr. Mougin is a nationally recognized mediator with the capacity to seek out creative approaches to case resolution, and the ability to find compromise in the most difficult and heated disputes. He is known for his authenticity, knowledge, hard work and candor. His focus is on business, employment, personal injury and probate cases. In 2021, he was admitted into the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals. At Blue Sky Mediation Center, all parties are assured to receive a fair and impartial analysis of their case, as well as the best possible opportunity to successfully achieve a mutually agreeable resolution.
Business/Commercial – Settled numerous high profile and complex breach of contract issues, fee disputes, partnership disputes and dissolutions, fraudulent misrepresentation, and accounting fraud claims
Personal Injury – Settled hundreds of cases with multiple defendants and complex insurance coverage issues; many involving severe physical injury or wrongful death allegations
Construction Defect – Settled hundreds of cases with over a billion dollars in dispute over 20-plus years in California, Nevada, and Arizona
Employment – Resolved cases involving wage and hour claims, discrimination (age, race, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation), sexual harassment, hostile work environment, wrongful termination, retaliation, and non-compete agreements
Environmental – Settled numerous toxic tort, mold, lead paint, and Chinese drywall cases
Insurance Coverage – Settled many cases involving complex coverage claims, bad faith, and coverage denial issues; as well as primary and excess insurance coverage for property and bodily injury claims
Personal Injury/Torts – Resolved hundreds of cases involving wrongful death, accident, catastrophic injury, products liability, medical malpractice, defamation, libel/slander, and alleged design defects; as well as automobile, construction site, and elder care claims
Real Property – Settled numerous complex real property cases involving sales and purchase agreements, construction, commercial leases, and foreclosures of commercial and residential buildings; resolved numerous complex real property cases with major California, Nevada, and Arizona real estate developers
Probate Mediation Services – Resolved issues relating to trust and probate litigation, elder law, financial elder abuse, probate, and trust administration
Workers Compensation Subrogation Mediation Services – We can resolve issues relation to Labor Code sections 3856 and 3860.