Jackson Walker partner Lionel M. Schooler spoke at the 2014 State Bar of Texas’ Alternative Dispute Resolution Course on January 17 in Dallas.
Lonnie spoke on the latest developments in a talk entitled “New Cases in Arbitration.” Other course topics included ethical considerations for mediators and arbitrators, relevant Texas Supreme Court Cases, and International ADR. The Texas Bar CLE Department will replay a video of the conference on March 14, 2014, in Austin, Texas.
The Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the State Bar of Texas seeks to educate the public about ADR and to be a resource for questions from practitioners and legislators about the proper role of alternative dispute resolution in our society.
Lonnie has practiced law for more than 35 years. His practice primarily focuses on management-side labor and employment law; he also practices in the following areas: construction litigation and arbitration, federal arbitrations and litigation, appellate practice, bankruptcy and complex commercial litigation, banking litigation, and real estate and title insurance litigation. He received his B.A., with departmental honors, from the University of Pennsylvania and his J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law. Lonnie is the current Chair of the HBA’s Federal Practice Section, the Vice-Chair of the HBA’s Labor and Employment Section, and the Treasurer of the HBA’s ADR Section. He also currently serves on the Council of the State Bar of Texas Alternative Dispute Resolution Section. Lonnie is certified in international arbitration as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and in domestic arbitrations in Commercial and Employment Disputes with the American Arbitration Association.