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Member Profile: Daniel C. Ducote

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Strong Pipkin Bissell & Ledyard, L.L.P.
595 Orleans, Suite 1400
Beaumont, TX 77701
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Tel: (409) 981-1022
Fax: (409) 981-1010

TX Chapter:

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ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Special Master


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Daniel C. Ducote has substantive case experience in the following areas...

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Daniel C. Ducote has been a mediator since 1994 and his practice has been limited to Alternative Dispute Resolution since 1999. He has mediated approximately 3,000 cases and has also served as an arbitrator, special master and umpire. Dan brings a trial lawyer's perspective to the ADR process. He became Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in 1984 and enjoyed an active trial practice until 1998. Ducote has acquired the reputation of a straight talking, no nonsense mediator, who quickly identifies the pivotal issues in the case. Dan is not bashful about playing the role of the "devil's advocate" and believes an effective mediator is much more than a messenger. As a result, attorneys on both sides of the docket request that Dan mediate their cases. He receives judicial appointments on a regular basis at the state and federal levels in Beaumont and Houston.


  • Baylor University (J.D. 1977)
  • Baylor Law Review, Associate Editor (1976-1977)
  • Lamar University (B.B.A. 1972)
  • A.A. White Dispute Resolution Institute (1994)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • The Texas Association of Mediators
  • The Texas Chapter of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
  • Texas Bar Association
  • Jefferson County Bar Association
  • All Texas Courts
  • U. S. District Courts for Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas
  • U. S. Court of Appeals - Fifth Circuit


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Daniel C. Ducote is a member of our TX chapter, The Texas Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, the state's premier roster of attorney mediators and arbitrators. The TADN profile includes more specific local information, such as counties and regions served, and can be visited directly at


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