Hon. Dick Alcala'

La Vernia, Texas

Education  + -

  • University of Houston Law School, Houston, Texas
    Law Degree   1978
  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas
    B.A. Government   1975
  • Licensure: State Bar of Texas
    1978

Experience  + -

  • Senior District Judge-Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Senior District Judge
    2001 to present
  • Mediator
    2001 to present
  • Arbitrator
    2001 to present
  • 340th Judicial District of Texas, San Angelo, Texas
    District Judge   1989 to 2000

Memberships & Affiliations  + -

  • State Bar of Texas
    Judicial, Computer & Technology and Alternative Dispute Resolution Sections
  • Bexar County Bar Association
    Alternative Dispute Resolution, Litigation and Construction Law Section   2008-present
  • Texas Center for the Judiciary
    Board of Directors   2007-2011
  • El Paso County Bar Association
    Center for the Judiciary   2007 - 2011
  • El Paso County Bar Association
    Board Member; Board Secretary   2004 - 2007; 2006
  • Tom Green County Bar Association
    1979 - 2000
  • U.S. District Court
    Northern District of TX
  • U.S. District Court
    Western District of TX
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
    5th Circuit
  • Association of Attorney Mediators
    Bexar County Chapter
  • El Paso Bar Association
    Chair of ADR Committee   2004 - 2005

Speaking / Authoring / Seminars  + -

"Practicing Before a Visiting Judge" Bexar County Family Bar Assn February 18, 2014

“Life Care Planner as Expert Witness: Pre-Trial and Trial Aspects, American Academy of Physician Life Care Planners, Annual Assembly, April 12, 2018