User menu

Alternate Dispute Resolution Section

The Alternative Dispute Resolution section of the Dallas Bar Association provides continuing legal education and training opportunities for alternative dispute resolution professionals. The ADR Section is an Affiliated Organization of the American Institute of Mediation


2015 Section Officers:

Name: John DeGroote
Officer Position: Chair
Firm: John DeGroote Services, LLC
Firm Address: 501 S. 2nd Avenue, Ste. A-700
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75226
Business Phone: 214.887.3484

Name: Charles Penot
Officer Position: Vice Chair
Firm: The Law Offices of Charles Penot, PLLC
Firm Address: 3131 McKinney Ave, Ste. 600
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75204
Business Phone: 214.643.6184

Name: Chandrika Shori
Officer Position: Secretary/Treasurer
Firm: Shori Legal Services PLLC
Firm Address: 501 S. 2nd Avenue #A800
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75226
Business Phone: 214.887.3484

Name: Adam McGough
Officer Position: Immediate Past Chair
Firm: Dallas City Attorney's Office
Firm Address: 1500 Marilla 7DN
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75201
Business Phone: 214.671.0470

Name: Michele Wong Krause
Officer Position: DBA Board Advisor
Firm: Wong Krause & Associates
Firm Address: 5646 Milton, Ste. 640
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75206
Business Phone: 214.373.6565

Resource Links

Association of Attorney Mediators

State Bar of Texas ADR Section

Texas Mediator Credentialing Association

Texas Association of Mediators

Section Membership

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Alternate Dispute Resolution section, please send a letter of request and a $20.00 membership fee to:

2101 Ross Ave
Dallas TX, 75201

Please note that you must be a member of the Dallas Bar Association to join a section. If you have any questions regarding sections membership, please contact the membership department at the Dallas Bar.

Section Admin-Mass E-mail/Roster

Section Admin-Webpage (coming soon)

Attachment Size
the_mediator_as_negotiation_coach.pdf 1.75 MB
mediator_as_negotiation_coach_questions2.pdf 36.83 KB
pon_special_report-dealing_with_difficult_people.pdf 3.6 MB
excerpts_from_the_social_animal.pdf 8.71 MB
7 April 2009 ADR Briefing.pdf 215.91 KB
14 April 2009 ADR Briefing.pdf 209.79 KB
17 March 2009 DMS Info Briefing.pdf 224.96 KB
2010 mediation letter to judges (2).pdf 8.53 KB
2010.09.15 5th Ct Appeal Mediation(1).doc 54.5 KB
Article - Mediation Gone Wild by Michael Young.pdf 384.13 KB
Atty Form ONLY Fall 2010.pdf 78.69 KB
Dallas_1-5329260-v1-Henry Simpson Power Point.PPT 612.5 KB
DMS Contract FY09 Final (DCA).pdf 324.17 KB
Media Panel Flyer.pdf 101.32 KB
Outline Mediating a Mortgage Case.pdf 98.3 KB
Five Essentials for Preparing Your Client for Mediation 980.78 KB
Nov 11 2011 Commissioners Court Brief 317.99 KB
Dallas County DRC Application and Criteria 244.99 KB
CPR Presentation June 20 2012 1.84 MB
2012 Annual Report 707.8 KB
Larry Maxwell UCLA Update Dec 10 2012 5.52 MB
ADR Bylaws 589.49 KB
Tom Noble BDP in MSAS Dec 10 2012 415.17 KB


Back to Top