Hon. David Kelton

Dallas, Texas

Education  + -

  • Center for Public Policy Dispute Resolution – University of Texas School of Law – Austin, TX
    Certification: Mediator / 3rd Party Neutral pursuant to Chapter 154, Civil Practices and Remedies Code )   2006
  • University of Texas School of Law – Austin, Texas
    Juris Doctor   1969 to 1972
  • University of Colorado – Boulder, Colorado
    B.A. English / History   1964 to 1968

Experience  + -

  • Arbitrator
    2007 to Present
  • Mediator
    2007 to Present
  • 44th Judicial District Court – Dallas County, Texas
    Judge   2002 to 2006
  • Civil District Court Master
    Associate Judge   1998 to 2002
  • David Kelton, Attorney at Law, PC
    Solo Practice   1980 to 1998
  • Johnson Shanklin Billings Kelton & Porter
    1975 to 1979
  • Vial Hamilton Koch Knox Tubb and Stradley
    Associate   1972 to 1975

Memberships & Affiliations  + -

  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Association
  • United States District Courts - Northern District of Texas
  • Kappa Sigma Fraternity (Delta Tau Chapter)
  • Texas Army National Guard
    1968-1974
  • Dallas Young Lawyers Foundation
    Founding Member
  • Downtown Dallas YMCA: Voice of the Dallas YMCA, Turkey Trot, Community Service Programs
    Volunteer   40 years
  • Dallas County Community College District (El Centro Campus)
    Former instructor
  • Dallas YMCA Board of Directors
    Former member
  • Richardson Theater Center Board of Directors
    Former member
  • Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program
    Participating Judge
  • Texas High School Mock Trial Program
    Participating Judge

Honors & Awards  + -

  • AV® Preeminent™ Attorney Peer Rating - Martindale- Hubbell