Barbara Ann Allen
Mediators of Texas

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4500 Williams Drive
Suite 212-111
Georgetown, TX 78633
USA
512-966-9222

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Description of Practice

Divorce, business matters, etc., if you need a mediator in Texas, call us. My firm (info at www.mediatorsoftexas.com) is unique in that we offer co-mediation and gender balanced dispute resolution services. I am a Mediator in Texas and an Attorney admitted in California with over thirty years of experience, including a strong business background.I have advanced training in family/divorce mediations and belong to the Association of Attorney-Mediators. My legal background includes working at two national law firms and teaching Law. For fifteen years, I operated, managed, secured funding for and repositioned companies, as well as leading turnaround initiatives and developing brands. I have successfully worked with and for major venture capital investors in a wide variety of sectors.I have done everything from being an active private investor working with company management teams to transition their businesses to professionally managed growth entities, to translating and negotiating for the SATRA Group in Russia. I proactively work with in-house general counsels to avoid potential pitfalls in highly litigious corporate climates. I have served on the Boards of private and non-profit companies. I speak frequently on mediation topics. We offer customized, in-house training to improve mediation skills for HR departments. We specialize in complex, multi-party commercial disputes, family/divorce settlements and cost effective resolution of high-stakes litigation. We also teach basic and advanced mediation classes. Contact us!

Professional Background

  • Attorney-Mediator: Mediator in Texas, admitted to practice law in CA.
  • Mediators of Texas (present);
  • Tarleton State University Foundation Board;
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors:
  • Stabar Enterprises, Inc. 1995-2007;
  • Rock and Talk Productions 2012 – Present;
  • Chief Executive Officer Avant Garde Global 2008 – 2014;
  • Chief Executive Officer Stabar Enterprises Inc. 1995 – 2007;
  • Certified Crisis Chaplain The Faith Based Counselor Training Institute 2009 – Present;
  • Television Commentator ABC News 1995 – 2007;
  • Associate Professor Pepperdine Law School 1991 – 1994;
  • Attorney Golenbock & Barrell 1987 – 1991;
  • Attorney Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison 1984 – 1987;
  • Translator SATRA 1981 – 1987

Experience

I am involved in facilitating strategic organizational planning sessions and I speak frequently on mediation topics, including the advantages of co-mediation in multi-party and complex situations. I lead a great team of trainers, we offer basic, advanced and CPS mediation classes. I offer customized, in-house training to improve mediation skills for HR departments. I specialize in complex, multi-party commercial disputes, family/divorce settlements and cost effective resolution of high-stakes litigation.

Degrees

  • Dispute Resolution Center Advanced Family Mediation
  • University of Texas School of Law Center for Public Policy Dispute Resolution
  • Yale Law School, JD
  • Yale University School of Management
  • Smith College, Russian Language and Political Science Double Major: BA Pushkin Institue, RD Middlebury College RD

Training

Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
2014    Dispute Resolution Center    Advanced Family Mediation 30 hours
2014    University of Texas School of Law    Basic Mediation 40 hours
1984    Yale Law School    Alternative Dispute Resolution 100 hours
1980    Pushkin Institute    Alternative Dispute Resolution 40 hours

Approach

My motto is DEPENDABILITY-FAIRNESS-RESULTS! The mediation firm I founded is culturally diverse, crosses all age levels and employs veterans. We are a HUB and SBA certified company with a vision to improve mediation in the State of Texas.

Fees

Fees Vary, see www.mediatorsoftexas.com for detailed information.

Other Information

I and my firm members travel throughout the state of Texas and offer mediations, become a mediator training classes and corporate in-house dispute resolution services. We are unique in that our mediations are often performed by two of us (co-mediation) and are gender balanced. Co-mediation and gender balanced mediation involve two or more mediators working together to assist the parties in dispute resolution. Having two mediators with proactive, pragmatic, positive approaches can often bring differing perspectives that promote creative solutions.

Areas of Practice

  • ADA
  • Adoption
  • Adult Family
  • Agriculture & Ranching
  • Animal
  • Art
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Bioethics
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Community
  • Congregational
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Copyright
  • Cross Cultural
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Elder
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • Energy
  • Engineering
  • Entertainment
  • Environmental
  • Estate Planning
  • Faith Based
  • Family
  • Foreclosure
  • Franchise
  • General
  • Government
  • Health Care
  • Hospitality
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International
  • Labor - Management
  • Land Use
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • LGBT
  • Marital Mediation
  • Maritime
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Native American
  • Natural Resources
  • Nursing Home
  • Oil and Gas
  • Online Mediation
  • Organizational
  • Parent-Teen
  • Partnership
  • Patent
  • Personal Injury
  • Pet Mediation
  • Police
  • Postal Service
  • Prenuptial
  • Probate
  • Professional Fees
  • Public Policy
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • Social Security
  • Sports
  • Tax
  • Technology
  • Trademark
  • Trust Management
  • Victim - Offender
  • Workers Comp
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Advanced Mediation Trainer
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Counselor
  • Estate Planner
  • Fact-Finder
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Psychotherapist
  • Staff Developer
  • Conflict Coach
  • Strategic Planning
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator

References available upon request.

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