The State Bar of Texas Alternative Dispute Resolution Section has over 1,100 members. Its goal, besides educating the public about ADR including, is to act as a resource to practitioners and legislators about the proper role of alternative dispute resolution in our society.
Lonnie has been a member of the Section’s Council for four years, and previously served as its Secretary and its Chair-Elect. He was also the recipient of the Section’s Justice Frank Evans Award in 2012 in recognition of his service and contributions in the area of arbitration law to the Bar and the ADR Section.
Lonnie has frequently contributed articles published on the ADR’s website. His latest article, “What is a ‘Reasoned Award’?: An Analysis of Stage Stores v. Gunnerson” was recognized by the State Bar as one of its most popular internet articles of 2015. Lonnie has been a member of the American Arbitration Association’s Commercial and Employment Panels since 1992. He is also certified as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in international arbitration, and serves on the Advisory Board of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration.
In addition to serving as an arbitrator, Lonnie practices management side labor and employment law counseling and litigation, and also represents business clients in a wide variety of litigation. His federal appellate practice includes counseling with trial counsel on potential appellate issues.