TEXAS REGIONS & COUNTIES

MEMBER PROFILE: Tom Collins
 

Tom Collins
Mediator - Arbitrator
1301 West 25th Street, Suite 530
Austin, TX 78705

Tel: (512) 474-2744
Fax: (512) 338-4665
Email: tomcollinsadr@austin.rr.com

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ONLINE APPOINTMENT SCHEDULING
   
Calendar Last Updated: 2 Sep 14

 





Click your preferred date to send our office a Date Request form.

All such requests will go immediately to
Tom Collins' scheduling staff
(Debbie Perdue, tomcollinsadr@austin.rr.com)

 

ADR SERVICES & REGIONS SERVED
 
ADR Services:
Mediation (Civil/Commercial)
Arbitration (Civil/Commercial)
Early Neutral Evaluation
Med-Arb
Facilitation
Fact Finding
Discovery Referee
Mini Trial Judge
Special Master
ADR Training/CME

 

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

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CASE EXPERIENCE
 
Tom Collins has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
ADA Disability
Agricultural
Anti-Trust
Appellate
Automotive
Banking & Finance
Civil Rights
Class Actions
Commercial/Business
Community Associations
Condominiums
Construction
Consumer Fraud
Contract Disputes
Debt Collections
EEOC
Education
Eminent Domain
Employment
Energy Sector (Oil, Gas)
Engineering
Entertainment Sector
Environmental
Family Businesses
Franchise
Health Care
Industrial
Insurance
Intellectual Property
International
Land Use/Planning
Landlord/Tenant
Legal Malpractice
Lemon Law
Libel & Slander
Local Govt./Municipalities
Media & Communications
Medical Malpractice
Mergers & Acquisitions
Non-profit Organizations
Nursing Homes
Partnerships
Personal Injury
Premises Liability
Probate
Product Liability
Professional Fees
Professional Liability
Professional Malpractice
Professional Negligence
Public Policy
Real Estate
Securities
Shareholder Disputes
Software
Sports
Taxation
Technology
Title Disputes
Torts
Trusts / Estates
Utilities
Workers' Compensation
Wrongful Death
 
PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION

Biographical Notes:

Tom has been a full-time mediator and arbitrator for the past 22 years. He has mediated over 3,000 cases and served as an arbitrator in over 100 proceedings. Tom also has served since 1992 as the Texas Special Master for all insurance company receiverships.

Tom started his legal career as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Carl O. Bue, Jr, United States District Judge, Southern District of Texas, Houston. Tom then joined the law firm of Sheinfeld, Maley and Kay, Houston, where he was a partner in and for certain years the Chair of the Litigation Section, Chair of Recruiting and a member of the Executive Committee. Tom left the firm in 1991 to establish his practice as a mediator and arbitrator.

Education:

  • Law Degree with Honors, University of Texas at Austin - 1975
  • Business Degree with Honors, University of Texas at Austin - 1972

Languages

English

Memberships & Affiliations :

  • Participation as instructor and trainer in over 150 hours of negotiation and mediation theory and practice
  • Speaker at numerous local, state and national ADR/CLE programs on mediation and arbitration
  • Panelist and Mock Mediator - ABA 1994 Annual Meeting - ("ADR in the 90's and Beyond A Debate on ADR Alternatives and Mock Mediation of a Complex Case")
  • Panel of Arbitrators, American Arbitration Association
  • Fellow, University of Texas School of Law Center for Public Policy Dispute Resolution
  • Member, Association of Attorney-Mediators


RATES & PAYMENT INFORMATION

Rates: Please e-mail to tomcollinsadr@austin.rr.com or leave voice mail at (512) 474-2744 and we will send you rate sheet.

Cancellation Policy: 50% of total mediation fee if cancel within 2 weeks of mediation date and Tom is unable to "cover" with another mediation.


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