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J. Scott McLain
McAllen Mediation Center
3900 North Tenth Street Suite 850
McAllen, TX 78501

Tel: (956) 631-5444
Fax: (956) 631-9187
Email: scott@mcallenmediation.com

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Calendar Last Updated: 15 Nov 18


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Scott McLain's scheduling staff
(Marivel Quintero, marivel@mcallenmediation.com)


ADR Services:
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Serving the following regions of Texas:
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J. Scott McLain has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
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Biographical Notes:
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J. Scott McLain has practiced law for over 34 years and has been a professional mediator and arbitrator for the past nine years. During that time, he has successfully mediated a wide variety of complex cases in all areas of civil litigation including wrongful death, personal injury, medical negligence, employment disputes, construction litigation consumer disputes, premises liability, partnership disputes, environmental matters and breach of contract claims. He has a reputation for tenacity, leading to a settlement rate of approximately 80%.  Mr. McLain currently serves as Vice Chair of the State Bar of Texas Committee for the Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct.

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Mr. McLain received his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas Pan American, Honors Program, in 1977, Summa Cum Laude. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Texas School of Law in 1980, with honors, and for high attainments in the study of law was made a member of the Order of the Coif. He received his mediation training at the Harvard Law School Program of Instruction for Lawyers and his arbitration training from the American Arbitration Association. He has received advanced mediation training from the Association of Attorney Mediators, the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals and the State Bar of Texas and advanced arbitration training from the American Arbitration Association. He is recognized as a “Credentialed Distinguished Mediator” by the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association.  Mr. McLain has also been selected for membership in the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals and the Texas Academy of Distinguished Neutrals.

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Memberships & Affiliations :
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  • American Arbitration Association National Roster of Arbitrators
  • Credentialed Distinguished Mediator – Texas Mediator Credentialing Association
  • Current: Arbitrator and Mediator, McAllen Mediation Center
  • Director - Texas Attorney Mediators Coalition
  • Member - Committee for the Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct - State Bar of Texas


Rates: $600.00 - Half day Mediation $1,200.00 - Full day Mediation
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