Honorable Carl Ginsberg

Dallas, Texas

Former State District Judge Carl Ginsberg (FCIArb) presided over the 193rd Judicial District (Civil) Court in Dallas County, Texas for 12 years (2006-2018). During his tenure, Judge Ginsberg tried over 200 jury trials & several hundred bench trials, including numerous non-subscriber cases.  Before taking the bench, Judge Ginsberg was an avid litigator, having tried dozens of personal injury jury trials, including non-subscriber cases, to verdict. Judge Ginsberg has been Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization (TBLS) in Personal Injury Trial Law since 2003, and served for six years on the TBLS Exam Commission, writing and grading the certification exam in Personal Injury Trial Law. Judge Ginsberg also arbitrates medical billing disputes between medical providers and health insurers with the Texas Department of Insurance, which has expanded his knowledge and understanding in evaluating the reasonableness of medical bills.

Languages: High Proficiency in German, Moderate Proficiency in Italian & Spanish, Low Proficiency in Dutch & French

Education  + -

  • University of London (Distance Learning Program)
    LLM International Dispute Resolution   2016
  • University of Texas School of Law; Austin, TX
    JD   1995
  • Duke University; Durham, NC
    B.A. German/Classic Studies   1992
  • St. Mark's School of Texas; Dallas, TX
  • Manousso Mediation and Arbitration, LLC
    Basic 40 Hour Mediation Training
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb)
  • Centre for Efficient Dispute Resolution (CEDR)
    Accredited Mediator

Experience  + -

  • Ginsberg ADR Group, Dallas, TX
    Mediator, Arbitrator, Special Master, Special Judge, and Umpire.   2019 - Present
  • 193rd Judicial District Court; Dallas, TX
    Judge   2007 - 2018
  • Ginsberg & Associates; Dallas, TX
    Partner   1998 - 2006
  • Clark, Thomas & Winters; Austin, TX
    Associate   1996 - 1997
  • Texas Court of Appeals (3rd Distrcit); Austin, TX
    Briefing Attorney   1995 - 1996
  • Admitted to Practice Law in Texas and New York
    1995; 1998
  • Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
    Board Certified   2003

Memberships & Affiliations  + -

  • Institute for Transnational Arbitration
    Advisory Board Member
  • Deutsch-Amerikanische Juristen-Vereinigung (German-American Lawyers Association)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Association of Mediators
  • Dallas Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
    At-Large Board Member

Honors & Awards  + -

  • Benjamin Cardozo Law Society - Outstanding Lawyers Under 40 Award
  • Dallas County Dispute Resolution Center Service Award
  • Dallas County Dispute Resolution Center Service Award

Area of Specialization  + -

Personal Injury Trial Law

Speaking / Authoring / Seminars  + -

Presented, both as a panelist, and as a solo speaker, at numerous CLE presentations over the
years on a diverse array of topics.