Eric Galton is a pioneer and defining force in Alternative Dispute Resolution. He has mediated over seven thousand cases, employing a variety of mediation styles, in cities all over the country. He inspires and motivates participants through his uncompromising ethics, incisiveness, compassion, and genuine love of the mediation process.
Mr. Galton has been named a Texas Superlawyer in ADR from 2005 to the present and is a Past President of the International Academy of Mediators (IAM). He is one of four members of IAM who received Knight’s Status, the organization’s highest designation.
Mr. Galton’s sixth ADR book, Stories Mediator’s Tell, was published in 2012. His books have been translated into French, Italian, Spanish, and Chinese. Mr. Galton is a member of the Academy of Distinguished Neutrals and is a credentialed distinguished mediator by the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association.
Eric Galton earned an Undergraduate degree from Duke University in 1973 and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Texas School of Law in 1976. He has trained or lectured to mediators for the Academy of Attorney Mediators, the A. A. White Institute, the State Bar of Texas, The Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University, and the American Bar Association. He taught mediation as an adjunct professor at the University of Texas School of Law from 1996-2004, is an adjunct professor at Pepperdine School of Law, and was a peer mediator instructor for the Austin Independent School District from 1992-1996.
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