Member Profile: John A. Chalk Sr.

John A. Chalk Sr.
Whitaker, Chalk, Swindle & Sawyer, LLP
301 Commerce Street, Suite 3500
Fort Worth, TX 76102
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Tel: (817) 878-0575
Fax: (817) 878-0501

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ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Arbitration


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John A. Chalk Sr. has substantive case experience in the following areas...

Contract Disputes
Eminent Domain
Energy Sector (Oil, Gas)
Family Businesses
Health Care
Land Use/Planning
Mergers & Acquisitions
Nursing Homes
Shareholder Disputes



John Allen Chalk has extensive general business and commercial litigation experience, including employment and restrictive covenant issues. He is an active mediator and arbitrator and represents clients in mediation and arbitration - both domestic and international. Mr. Chalk has obtained large jury verdicts and arbitration awards for his clients. He has also arbitrated many complex disputes involving large claims and counterclaims. Mr. Chalk has assisted clients in obtaining more than U.S.$1 billion in project and corporate fundings, including the structuring, financing, and funding of approximately U.S.$55 million in infrastructure projects in the Republic of Kazakhstan following its independence from the Soviet Union. He represents many post-secondary vocational and career schools and colleges across the U.S. in their regulatory compliance and related business issues. Mr. Chalk has represented numerous healthcare entities, including physician practice groups, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, home health


  • J.D., University of Texas School of Law, 1973
  • M.A., Tennessee Tech University, 1967
  • B.S., Tennessee Tech University, 1962
  • A.A., Freed-Hardeman College, 1956

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Fellow and Chartered Arbitrator, The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London, England
  • Member, Neutrals Panel, American Arbitration Association
  • Member, Neutrals Panel, American Health Lawyers Association
  • Member, Neutrals Panel, CPR International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution
  • Member, Neutrals Panel, National Arbitration Forum
  • Member, London Court of International Arbitration, London, England
  • Member, Texas Association of Mediators
  • Member, Tarrant County Association of Mediators
  • Master Mediator, Dispute Resolution Services of Tarrant County, Fort Worth, Texas
  • Chairman, ADR Section, Tarrant County Bar Association, 2002-03
  • Director, Treasurer, Vice-President, President-Elect, Tarrant County Bar Association, 2004-2009
  • Member, Treasurer, Chair-Elect, State Bar of Texas ADR Section Council, 2006-2009
  • Founding Member, Former President of Osteopathic Health Foundation, Fort Worth, Texas
  • Maintaining Member, College of the State Bar (Texas)
  • Founding Co-Editor, Family Advocate, American Bar Association, 1977-78


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John A. Chalk Sr. 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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