Hon. Tom Fuller

Dallas, Texas

Tom Fuller’s continuing career spans many years of service as an arbitrator, mediator, lawyer, and judge. He retired in 2011, after serving as a judge for 30 years.  Since Retiring, he has devoted his time to Conflict Resolution, specializing in Civil Litigation, including but not limited to Employment, Family, Commercial, Insurance, and Oil & Gas Law.  He also serves as a visiting judge, special judge, and umpire.

Tom has completed over 200+ hours of basic and advanced training in Alternative Dispute Resolution, and holds certificates in Arbitration, Mediation, and Family Mediation.

Married: Josephine Morgan Fuller, married 40 years – 2 children

Education  + -

  • Texas Tech University
    B.B.A.   1966
  • Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law
    Juris Doctor   1969
  • Texas Association of Attorney Mediator
    Advance Training Course   2013-2018
  • SBOT
    Alternative Dispute Resolution Course   2012-2018
  • Texas Association of Attorney Mediators
    Annual Conference   2013-2016
  • Texas Mediator Credential
    Advanced Training Course   2013
  • American Arbitration Association
    Update on Expansion of Mediation   2013
  • ABA
    Advanced Mediation & Advocacy Skill Course   2014
  • Advanced Family Law Course
    2012-2018
  • Advanced Civil Trial Course
    2013-2014, 2017
  • Advanced Estate Planning and Probate
    2012, 2014
  • Advanced Employment Law Course
    2014, 2016-2018
  • CCBA
    Negotiation Training Seminar   2014
  • Annual Judicial Education Conference TCJ
    2012-2014, 2016, 2018
  • NJC Dividing the Waters
    Groundwater Certificate   2017

Memberships & Affiliations  + -

  • Texas Association of Attorney Mediators
  • Texas Mediator Credentialing Association
  • Texas Association of Mediators
  • State Bar of Texas & Dallas Bar Association
    ADR Section
  • State Bar of Texas & Dallas Bar Association
    Business Law Section
  • State Bar of Texas & Dallas Bar Association
    Computer and Technology Law Section
  • State Bar of Texas & Dallas Bar Association
    Family Law Section
  • State Bar of Texas & Dallas Bar Association
    Labor and Employment Law Section
  • State Bar of Texas & Dallas Bar Association
    Oil and Gas Law Section
  • State Bar of Texas & Dallas Bar Association
    Probate Law Section
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Dispute Mediation Service
    2011-2013
  • Dallas County Dispute Resolution Center
    2013-2017
  • Park Cities Lions Club
    Past President; Melvin Jones Fellow
  • St. Rita Catholic Church
    various councils and ministries

Honors & Awards  + -

  • Texas Mediator Credentialing Association: Credentialed Advanced
  • Mediate.com: Certified Mediator
  • Dispute Mediation Service: Preeminent Litigation Panelist
    100+mediations
  • State Bar of Texas: Presidential Commendation on Civil Law
    2012
  • Champion of Justice Society: Bronze member
    2013-2015
  • Texas College of Judicial Studies (TCJS) – Distinguished Alumnus
  • Texas Center for the Judiciary (Board Awarded) (TCJS) Certificate in Criminal Jurisprudence
    2009
  • Texas Center for the Judiciary (Board Awarded) (TCJS) Certificate in Civil Jurisprudence
    2012
  • Texas Center for the Judiciary (Board Awarded) (TCJS) Certificate in Family Jurisprudence
    2017