Panelist Profile: Peeples, David

David Peeples

Peeples, David

San Antonio, TX

Senior Judge


University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1974; University of Texas at Austin, M.A. Government, 1970; Austin College, B.A. Government, 1967


Judicial Service, 1981 to present: Presiding Judge, Fourth Administrative Judicial Region of Texas (22 counties), 1996 to the present; Chairman, Texas Panel on Multi-District Litigation, 2003 to the present; District Judge, 224th District Court, Bexar County, 1995-2004; Justice, Fourth Court of Appeals, San Antonio, 1988-1994; District Judge, 285th District Court, Bexar County, 1981-1988; Law Practice, 1974–1981:Self-employed in private practice as solo practitioner, San Antonio, 1979-1981; Associate, Tinsman & Houser, Inc., San Antonio, 1977-1979; Associate, Fulbright & Jaworski, Houston, 1974-1977.

Membership & Affiliations

Chairman, Texas Supreme Court Task Force on Jury Assembly and Administration, 2006-2007; State Bar of Texas Pattern Jury Charges Oversight Committee, 2006-2007; Texas Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Rules, 1993-Present; Chairman of Subcommittee on Jury Composition and Juror SatisfactionTexas Supreme Court Jury Task Force, 1996-1997; Committee on Judicial Ethics, Judicial Section of Texas, 1997-1999; State Bar of Texas Committee on the Administration of Justice, 1988-1991, Chairman, 1989-1990; Visiting Professor of Law, St. Mary's University School of Law, 2004-2007 (Courses taught: Civil Procedure, Texas Pretrial Procedure, Texas Trial and Appellate Procedure, Torts, Professional Responsibility); Commissioner, National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, 1987-1999, Chairman of Division F, 1992-1997.


Two Party Arbitrations: $175/Hour Per Party; All Other Arbitrations: $150/Hour Per Party; Reduced Fee Arbitrations: $75-$100/Hour Per Party Regardless of Number of Parties.

Hobbies & Interests

Advisory Board and founding member, Child Advocates San Antonio (CASA), 1984-2004; Board of Directors and founding member, First Presbyterian Church Child Care Center, 1980-2009; Occasional speaker at schools, youth conferences, and scout meetings; Volunteer, Habitat for Humanity.

David Peeples 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.