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MEMBER PROFILE: Hon. Phylis J. Speedlin (Former Justice)
 

Hon. Phylis J. Speedlin (Former Justice)
Dykema Cox Smith Inc.
112 E. Pecan Street
Suite 1800
San Antonio, TX 78205

Tel: (210) 554-5594
Fax: (210) 226-8395
Email: pspeedlin@dykema.com
www.dykema.com

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ONLINE APPOINTMENT SCHEDULING
   
Calendar Last Updated: 7 Dec 16

 





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ADR SERVICES & REGIONS SERVED
 
ADR Services:
Mediation (Civil/Commercial)
Mediation (Family)
Arbitration (Civil/Commercial)
Early Neutral Evaluation
Mini Trial/Private Judge

 

Serving the following regions of Texas: Serving throughout the State of Texas

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CASE EXPERIENCE
 
Hon. Phylis J. Speedlin (Former Justice) has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
Appellate
Automotive
Banking & Finance
Biotech
Business Dissolution
Commercial/Business
Community Associations
Construction
Contract Disputes
Debt Collections
Divorce (High Asset)
Family Businesses
Franchise
Health Care
Insurance
Landlord/Tenant
Legal Malpractice
Medical Devices
Medical Malpractice
Nursing Homes
Personal Injury
Pharmaceuticals
Premises Liability
Probate
Product Liability
Professional Liability
Professional Malpractice
Professional Negligence
Property Damage
Title Disputes
Torts
Trusts / Estates
Wrongful Death

Hon. Phylis J. Speedlin (Former Justice) has experience in the following areas of Family Law:
Divorce (All Issues)
Gay/Lesbian
Pre-Nuptial Agreements
 
PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION

Biographical Notes:

Phylis J. Speedlin counsels clients in two primary areas: alternative dispute resolution - including arbitration, mediation and private judging - and appellate strategy. She delivers exceptional value by virtue of her experience as a judge, appellate advocate, and trial lawyer. An attorney for more than 32 years, Justice Speedlin served as a jurist for 13 years, ten years as a justice on the Texas Fourth Court of Appeals and three years as a Bexar County trial judge. During her tenure on the Fourth Court, Justice Speedlin authored more than 1,300 opinions covering a wide variety of issues, including personal injury, property rights, insurance law, medical malpractice, family law, employment law, probate, oil and gas, construction law and criminal law.

Mediates and arbitrates complex, multi-party litigation including personal injury, tort, product, health care, business, construction, employment, oil and gas lease and royalty disputes, probate, commercial, and family law.

Has served on AAA Arbitration Panels for Healthcare and Consumer – Expedited, Regular, Large Complex Case -- and Appellate since 2012. Arbitrated business, health care, construction, and employment disputes. Conducted arbitrations as a single arbitrator and as a member of a panel including healthcare payer/provider, business, franchise, and construction disputes.

Qualified under the Civil Practice and Remedies Code to try lawsuits as a Private Judge upon agreement of the parties and referral by the trial court.

 

 

 

Education:

  • St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas J.D. with distinction, 1983 (Member of the John M. Harlan Society)
  • Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas - M.S. Health Care Administration, 1977, Honor Graduate
  • Incarnate Word College, San Antonio, Texas, B.S. Nursing, 1975
  • Pittsburgh Presbyterian University - Hospital School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Diploma - Registered Nurse, 1970 - Honor Graduate, President of Student Government

Languages

English

Memberships & Affiliations :

  • Association of Attorney-Mediators, 2013-present
  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, ADR Section, 2012-present
  • Texas Bar Association, Pattern Jury Charges Oversight Committee, 2005-present
  • Texas Bar Association, Pattern Jury Charge, Volume 3, 1993-1995
  • Member, San Antonio Bar Association
  • Chair, Community Justice Pro Bono Committee, 2009-2013
  • San Antonio Bar Association (President 2010-2011)
  • Founder and Co-Chair, San Antonio Community Justice Program, 2002-2008
  • Vice Chair, San Antonio District Courts Committee, 1997-1999; Member 2002
  • Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Chair Advisory Committee San Antonio Bar Foundation, 2011-2012
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates – San Antonio Chapter, 1995-present
  • Member, San Antonio Women's Bar Association, 2000-present
  • Member Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas, 2003-present
  • Member, William S. Sessions American Inn of Court, 1987-2001
  • Member, ADR Section San Antonio Bar Association, 1997-1999; Treasurer


RATES & PAYMENT INFORMATION

Rates: $1300 per day per party for mediation. $425.00 per hour for arbitration.

Payment: Payment in advance

Cancellation Policy: None for mediation; please contact me as to cancellation policy for arbitrations.


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