SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorney-Mediator Don Philbin was installed as Chair of the State Bar of Texas ADR Section at its Annual Meeting in Austin.
Philbin was also named one of seven Texas mediators in the 2014 International Who's Who of Commercial Mediation. He has been included in the publication since its inception in 2011. Other peer review publications have relisted Don for the upcoming year. They include:
- 1 of 4 San Antonio lawyers listed in mediation and arbitration in The Best Lawyers in America®, a Woodward/White business that has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."
- 1 of 2 (mediation) and 1 of 3 (arbitration) San Antonio law firms recognized with a Metro Tier 1 ranking in U.S. News and Best Lawyers "Best Law Firm" survey. U.S. News and Best Lawyers have joined to rank more than 11,000 firms in the U.S.
- Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a research-driven, peer influenced rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. No more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by Super Lawyers.
- San Antonio's "Best Lawyers", a Scene in SA Monthly publication. Attorneys included in these rankings were nominated by their peers in a citywide survey of lawyers who have practiced in San Antonio for at least five years.
Don Philbin, J.D., M.B.A., LL.M., is an AV-rated attorney-mediator, adjunct professor of law, curator of www.ADRtoolbox.com, and president of Picture It Settled®. Picture It Settled® is Moneyball for negotiation. The behavioral software has learned negotiating patterns from parties to thousands of litigated cases in a wide variety of jurisdictions and claim types.
The State Bar of Texas is the fifth largest organization of lawyers in the United States. Its ADR Section is one of the oldest and largest groups of dispute resolution professionals. The Section educates its members and the public about the proper role of dispute resolution in our society. Don has been a member of the ADR Section Council since 2006, chaired the CLE, Communications, and Purpose Committees, and most recently served as treasurer.
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