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Eric Galton, Mediator, Austin, Texas.

Eric Galton

Lakeside Mediation Center
3825 Lake Austin Boulevard, Suite 403
Austin, TX 78703
Tel: (512) 477-9300
Cell: (512) 799-1814
Fax: (512) 477-9302
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Recognized to Texas Chapter for Mediation Other ADR Services: Early Neutral Evaluation
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  • Practice Commenced: 1989
  • Total Mediations (as of Feb 2023): 8000
  • Total Arbitrations (as of Feb 2023): 100
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Eric Galton is considered by many to be a pioneer and defining force in the field of Alternative Dispute Resolution. Since 1989 he has mediated over 5000 cases, employing a variety of mediation styles, and consistently maintains a 91% settlement rate. Mr. Galton is highly versatile; he mediates disputes ranging from a half day to two weeks in length, in cities all over Texas and elsewhere in the country, involving anywhere from two to 125 parties from a broad spectrum of ethnic, socioeconomic, political, and business backgrounds.

In addition to his wealth of practical experience, Eric Galton inspires and motivates participants through his uncompromising ethics, incisiveness, compassion, and genuine love of the mediation process. Eric was listed as a Texas Super Lawyer in 2006 through 2010 by Texas Monthly Magazine and was one of five mediators listed in the Texas Lawyer Go-to-Guide in 2007.

Case Experience

  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Employment
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Premises Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Torts
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Wrongful Death


  • Undergraduate degree from Duke University in 1973, Magna Cum Laude With Distinction in History.
  • Juris Doctorate from the University of Texas School of Law in 1976 (Recipient of the Perry L. Jones Memorial Award)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas ADR Section
  • Travis County Bar ADR Section
  • International Academy of Mediators, Board of Governors
  • ABA Section on Dispute Resolution
  • Society of Professionals in Dispute Resolution
  • Texas Association of Mediators (Director, 1997-1999)
  • President and Founder, Austin Mediators' Society
  • Texas Credentialed Mediator

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