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Member Profile: Patrick Keel

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Patrick Keel, Mediator-Arbitrator
2814 Glenview Ave
Austin, TX 78703
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Tel: (512) 293-0300

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ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Arbitration; Early Neutral Evaluation; Med-Arb; Discovery Referee; Special Master


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Patrick Keel has substantive case experience in the following areas...

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Patrick Keel has mediated and arbitrated hundreds of disputes, including those involving commercial contracts, family law, construction contracts, employment law, trade secrets, patent, copyright, trademark, real estate, class actions, administrative law, probate, defamation, professional malpractice, and personal injury claims. He is also a lecturer on Advanced Civil Litigation at the University of Texas School of Law.

For two years beginning in January 2003, Keel served as Judge of the 345th District Court of Travis County. Before his appointment to the court by the governor, Keel practiced commercial litigation for thirteen years with Baker Botts LLP in Austin, where he was a partner in the firm's trial department. As an attorney, Keel represented a variety of individual and corporate clients in numerous trials, hearings, mediations, arbitrations, and appeals, including a case before the United States Supreme Court in which his client prevailed on a 5-4 vote.


  • J.D., with Honors, University of Texas School of Law (1989) Director, Legal Research Board Member, Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity
  • B.A. in Economics, University of Texas at Austin (1986) Member, Golden Key National Honor Society

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, State Bar of Texas (Professional Ethics Committee)
  • Austin Bar Association
  • Association of Attorney-Mediators
  • Sustaining Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation (District 9 nominating committee co-chairman);
  • Master emeritus and Past President, Robert W. Calvert American Inn of Court;
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • Admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States; the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits; and the United States District Courts for the Western and Southern Districts of Texas


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Patrick Keel 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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