Panelist Profile: Fogle, Stephen R

Stephen R Fogle

Fogle, Stephen R

San Antonio, TX

Attorney; Mediator; Arbitrator

Education

Baylor University School of Law, J.D., 1985; Western Kentucky University, B.A. Cum Laude, 1976; Alternative Dispute Resolution Training: AASLT Arbitration Training, Conflict Solutions of Texas, San Antonio (10/13/07); Advanced Mediation Training, United States Postal Service, Dallas, Texas (2005); Advanced Mediation Training, United States Postal Service, San Antonio, Texas (2004); Basic Mediation Training, United States Postal Service, San Antonio, Texas (2004); Basic Mediation Training, Dallas (1994); Basic Mediation and Counseling Training for Correctional Facilities, Honolulu, Hawaii (1980).

Experience

Work History: Partner, Jackson Walker L.L.P., 1999-present; Partner/Associate, Small, Craig & Werkenthin, P.C., 1989-1999; Associate, Brock & Kelfer, P.C., 1986-1989; Captain, United States Army Field Artillery, 1976-1983.; Experience: A veteran trial attorney, mediator and arbitrator, he has handled a wide range of claims based on allegations of defamation, trademark, trade dress, copyright, patent infringement, software contract, construction, real estate, nuisance, consumer protection statutes, foundation and mold claims, collection, telecommunication, professional malpractice, labor and employment discrimination, prisoner’s rights, intentional infliction of emotional distress, trespass and first amendment issues. Mr. Fogle has a wide and varied experience in the use and defense of Temporary Restraining Orders, Temporary and Permanent Injunctions in media, commercial and intellectual property matters. Based on his trial experience and standing in the community, he was elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates in 2003 and has earned an “AV” rating from his peers in the Martindale Hubble legal directory for many years. He is also licensed to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and all of the state and federal courts in Texas. Active in community affairs, he is a graduate of Leadership San Antonio, a Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation, a Fellow of the San Antonio Bar Foundation, a senior member of the William Sessions American Inn of Court and has served on many State and local bar committees. He is active in the ABA Forum on Communications Law, the Texas Association of Broadcasters, and teaches Media Law as an Adjunct Professor at the University of the Incarnate Word.; Alternative Dispute Resolution Experience: State and federal court mediator since 1994. Certified mediator for United States Postal Service employment disputes since 1998: Served on the Blue Ribbon Panel of Mediators for the Rio Grande District of the United States Postal Service from 2000 – 2006. Served as Master in Chancery to the 150th District Court of Bexar County, Texas. Certified as an arbitrator by Conflict Solutions of Texas in 2007. Arbitrated four matters at parties’ request (through December, 2007) and have mediated over 350 cases and pre-suit disputes (through December, 2007), and also mediated 27 employment disputes and EEOC complaints for the United States Postal Services (through December, 2007). Arbitrated and mediated numerous commercial, intellectual property, insurance, employment, healthcare, technology, oil and gas, consumer, mass tort, real estate, aviation, and international disputes.

Area of Specialization

Commercial Litigation; Media; First Amendment; Technology; Internet/e-commerce; Telecommunications; Electronic Discovery; Construction; Banking and Securities; Real Estate; Labor and Employment; International; Insurance; General Corporate and Business Transactions

Membership & Affiliations

Texas Bar Association; San Antonio Bar Association; American Bar Association; Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation; Life Fellow, San Antonio Bar Foundation; William S. Sessions Chapter of the American Inn of Court; Association of Attorney Mediators; Defense Research Institute; ABA Forum on Communications Law; American Board of Trial Advocates.

Rates

$150.00 Per Hour/Per Party

Stephen Fogle is an experienced panelist for Conflict Solutions of Texas, the state's premier roster of attorney mediators and arbitrators. CS of TX offers a broad range of services to resolve disputes and are designed to be more cost-effective and timely than conventional arbitration offerings.