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Member Profile: Thomas J. Smith

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Law Office of Thomas J. Smith
4040 Broadway
Suite 616
San Antonio, TX 78209
Email: Click for email

Tel: 2102277565
Fax: 2102277565

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ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Arbitration


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Thomas J. Smith has substantive case experience in the following areas...

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Mr. Smith has been very active as an arbitrator/mediator since 1992. He has mediated or arbitrated over 2,000 cases and has participated in many mediations and arbitrations as an attorney for one of the parties.

He is a strong advocate for mediation, and is frequently called upon as a speaker on the subject, moderating ADR conferences, and participating as a speaker and panelist in the "Ultimate Mediation Skills Course" in San Antonio amongst other courses.

He has participated in the annual Masters' Forum at the Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University. He has been named a "Super Lawyer" by Texas Monthly Magazine every year since 2003, and has been listed as one of San Antonio's best lawyers in Scene in SA Monthly.  In 2010, he was named as San Antonio's outstanding mediator by the San Antonio Business Journal.

Mr. Smith has also served as an arbitrator in many complex commercial cases.


Thomas J. Smith attended the University of Texas where he received both his B.A. and LL.B. degrees

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • San Antonio Bar Association
  • San Antonio Bar Foundation
  • Texas College of Real Estate Attorneys
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • American Inns of Court

Mr. Smith was certified as a mediator/arbitrator in 1992, is a past member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Attorney-Mediators, the immediate past President of the San Antonio Chapter of the Association of Attorney-Mediators, and a member of the Texas Association of Mediators and The Texas Academy of Distinguished Neutrals.  He is also immediate past Chairman of the ADR Section of the San Antonio Bar Association.


My customary fee for a full day's mediation is $2,500.00, $1,200.00 for a one-half day mediation, with an additional charge for multiple parties. I charge hourly ($300.00 per hour) for an arbitration. The amounts quoted are split between the parties.


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Thomas J. Smith 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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