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Member Profile: Judge Ted M. Akin

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Mediator - Arbitrator - Special Judge
25 Highland Park Village
Suite 100-505
Dallas, TX 75205
Email: Click for email

Tel: (214) 821-6370
Fax: (214) 821-2135

TX Chapter:

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ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Arbitration; Early Neutral Evaluation; Med-Arb; Facilitation & Systems Design; Fact Finding; Discovery Referee; Mini-Trial Judge; Special Master


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Calendar Last Updated: 13 Nov 18
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Judge Ted M. Akin has substantive case experience in the following areas...

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design elementBiotech
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design elementCommercial/Business
design elementCommunity Associations
design elementCondominiums
design elementConstruction
design elementConsumer Fraud
design elementContract Disputes
design elementCross Cultural
design elementDebt Collections
design elementDiscrimination
design elementDivorce (High Asset)
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design elementEducation
design elementEminent Domain
design elementEmployment
design elementEnergy Sector (Oil, Gas)
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design elementEnvironmental
design elementFamily Businesses
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design elementHealth Care
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design elementIntellectual Property
design elementInternational
design elementInternet
design elementLabor/Unions
design elementLand Use/Planning
design elementLandlord/Tenant
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design elementLemon Law
design elementLibel & Slander
design elementLocal Govt./Municipalities
design elementMedia & Communications
design elementMedical Devices
design elementMedical Malpractice
design elementMergers & Acquisitions
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design elementMortgage Foreclosure
design elementNatural Disasters
design elementNon-profit Organizations
design elementNursing Homes
design elementPartnerships
design elementPensions / ERISA
design elementPersonal Injury
design elementPharmaceuticals
design elementPolice
design elementPostal
design elementPremises Liability
design elementProbate
design elementProduct Liability
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design elementProperty Damage
design elementPublic Policy
design elementRailroad & Trucking
design elementReal Estate
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design elementSexual Harassment
design elementShareholder Disputes
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design elementTaxation
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Judge Akin has been a full-time mediator and arbitrator for the past 28 years, conducting more than 4,000 mediations with a settlement rate greater than 90%. With more than 40 years of judicial experience and having been a trial attorney, judge and mediator, Judge Akin is an expert in resolving even the most complex case.


  • B.A. History /Government - Southern Methodist University 1953
  • J.D. - Southern Methodist University 1955


  • American Arbitration Association - Mediator Training, 1990
  • American Bar Association - Resolution & Resilience in New York, 2004
  • Association of Attorney-Mediators - Advanced Training, 1996, 2004, 2005, 2007 - 2017
  • Association for Conflict Resolution - Annual Mediator Training Course, 2003
  • Civil Collaborative Practice Group - 2006
  • CPR: International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution - 2004 - 2012, 2014
  • Dallas Bar Association - Mediator Training, 1989, 1990, 1996, 2004 - 2017
  • FINRA (Formerly NASD Dispute Resolution) - 2004
  • J.A.M.S.. - 1990 - 1994
  • NADN - Advanced Mediation Training - 2011, 2015, 2017
  • Texas Association of Mediators - 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2015, 2016
  • Texas Bar CLE - 2004, 2006
  • Texas Center for the Judiciary - Mediation Training - 1993

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association - ADR Section
  • American Judges Association
  • Association of Attorney-Mediators
  • Civil Collaborative Law Group - Former President
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association - ADR Section & Collaborative Law Section
  • Dallas Bar Association - Courthouse Committee
  • Dallas Bar Association - Senior Lawyers Committee - Past Chairman
  • FINRA Dispute Resolution - (formerly NASD Dispute Resolution) - Panel of Arbitrators
  • International Mediation Institute - Certified Mediator
  • National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
  • State Bar of Texas - ADR Section
  • Texas Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, Mediators & Arbitrators
  • Texas Association of Mediators
  • Texas Center for the Judiciary
  • Texas Collaborative Law Council - Founding Member
  • Texas Mediator Credentialing Association - Distinguished Mediator


Please call our office for details - (214) 821-6370


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Judge Ted M. Akin 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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