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MEMBER PROFILE: Thomas J. Smith
 

Thomas J. Smith
Law Office of Thomas J. Smith
112 E. Pecan Street, Suite 3050
Weston Centre
San Antonio, TX 78205-1512

Tel: (210) 227-7565
Fax: (210) 227-8645
Email: carol@tjsmithlaw.com

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ONLINE APPOINTMENT SCHEDULING
   
Calendar Last Updated: 24 Aug 16

 





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All such requests will go immediately to
Tommy Smith's scheduling staff
(Carol Stephens, carol@tjsmithlaw.com)

 

ADR SERVICES & REGIONS SERVED
 
ADR Services:
Mediation (Civil/Commercial)
Arbitration (Civil/Commercial)

 

Serving the following regions of Texas:
SAN ANTONIO - Upper South

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CASE EXPERIENCE
 
Thomas J. Smith has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
Appellate
Banking & Finance
Commercial/Business
Community Associations
Condominiums
Construction
Contract Disputes
Debt Collections
Eminent Domain
Family Businesses
Land Use/Planning
Landlord/Tenant
Legal Malpractice
Local Govt./Municipalities
Medical Malpractice
Mergers & Acquisitions
Partnerships
Probate
Professional Liability
Professional Malpractice
Professional Negligence
Real Estate
Securities
Shareholder Disputes
Title Disputes
Trusts / Estates
 
PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION

Biographical Notes:

Mr. Smith has been very active as an arbitrator/mediator since 1992. He has mediated or arbitrated over 2,000 cases and has participated in many mediations and arbitrations as an attorney for one of the parties.

He is a strong advocate for mediation, and is frequently called upon as a speaker on the subject, moderating ADR conferences, and participating as a speaker and panelist in the "Ultimate Mediation Skills Course" in San Antonio amongst other courses.

He has participated in the annual Masters' Forum at the Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University. He has been named a "Super Lawyer" by Texas Monthly Magazine every year since 2003, and has been listed as one of San Antonio's best lawyers in Scene in SA Monthly.  In 2010, he was named as San Antonio's outstanding mediator by the San Antonio Business Journal.

Mr. Smith has also served as an arbitrator in many complex commercial cases.

Education:

Thomas J. Smith attended the University of Texas where he received both his B.A. and LL.B. degrees

Languages

English

Memberships & Affiliations :

  • American Bar Association
  • San Antonio Bar Association
  • San Antonio Bar Foundation
  • Texas College of Real Estate Attorneys
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • American Inns of Court

Mr. Smith was certified as a mediator/arbitrator in 1992, is a past member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Attorney-Mediators, the immediate past President of the San Antonio Chapter of the Association of Attorney-Mediators, and a member of the Texas Association of Mediators and The Texas Academy of Distinguished Neutrals.  He is also immediate past Chairman of the ADR Section of the San Antonio Bar Association.



RATES & PAYMENT INFORMATION

Rates: My customary fee for a full day's mediation is $2,500.00, $1,200.00 for a one-half day mediation, with an additional charge for multiple parties. I charge hourly for an arbitration. The amounts quoted are split between the parties.

Payment: Mediation fee due on or before date of mediation.

DOCUMENT LIBRARY
Published Articles:
Obituary of the American Trial Lawyer - June 2015
The Enforceability of Mediation Settlement Agreements - June 2015
San Antonio Business Journal - 'Outstanding Lawyers' Profile - November 2010
"Local attorney finds forte untangling disputes" - San Antonio Business Journal - January 2008
Whatever Happened To Jury Trials? - November 2007


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