Panel member/presenter at the University of Houston Law Center Program (November, 2011), co-sponsored by AAA, JAMS and CCA, entitled Managing Your First Arbitration – to emphasize Reducing Cost and Delay in Arbitration – Introducing the CCA Protocols;  Lead facilitator at the national 2010 AAA/ICDR Neutrals Conference (Orlando, November 5-6, 2010) in the program Arbitrators: Are You What They’re Looking For? which introduced the CCA Protocols for Expeditious, Cost-Effective Commercial Arbitration.  Facilitator at the AAA Neutrals’ Program ADR Strategies That Save Time and Money (San Antonio, February 26-27, 2010) followed by the AAAU Webinar How International Arbitration Techniques Can Benefit Domestic Arbitration (October 15, 2010);  Course Director, State Bar of Texas ADR Section and TexasBarCLE Annual Seminar: Alternative Dispute Resolution Course (January 29, 2010 – San Antonio); Speaker and Author: State Bar of Texas ADR Section Seminar:  Arbitration Roundtable (January-February, 2010, November, 2009, April, 2007); Colloquy: To Arbitrate or Not to Arbitrate, 2006 Tarrant County Bench Bar Conference, April, 2006; How to Participate Effectively in Arbitration (National Employment Lawyers Association, 9th Annual Seminar, June, 2005); Arbitration Advocacy (TexasBarCLE Webcast, November, 2006); Arbitration Advocacy for Attorneys: A Guide to Case Preparation & Presentation in Arbitration (American Arbitration Association, Austin and San Antonio, 2004-2005); Nuts and Bolts of Arbitration for Lawyers (South Texas College of Law-Advocacy Skills for Resolving Disputes, October, 2004); Texas Association of Business – 27th Annual Employment Relations Symposium: Arbitration – An Alternative to Courts and Juries (July, 2005); SABA Commercial Law Section: Consumer Arbitration - Myths vs. Reality (July, 2005); National Employment Lawyers Association Ninth Annual Seminar:  How to Participate Effectively in Arbitration (June, 2005).

Mr. Lemons subscribes to and follows the American Arbitration Association’s, American Bar Association’s, American Health Lawyers Association’s and International Bar Association’s Code of Ethics for Arbitrators in Commercial Disputes.   References and terms of appointment will be furnished upon written request.

Mr. Lemons subscribes to and follows the Model Standards of Conduct for Mediators of the American Arbitration Association and American Bar Association, and the Ethical Guidelines for Mediators promulgated by The State Bar of Texas as adopted by the Supreme Court of Texas on June 13, 2005.


It Makes Sense . .

Parties retain me to arbitrate and mediate for them because of my experience, impartiality and thoroughness. It is my nature to determine all the facts . . .



After being shareholder and practice group leader in one of San Antonio’s major law firms, Bill Lemons formed his professional corporation in 1997 hoping to become less involved in litigation, and more involved in dispute resolution – mediation, arbitration, case evaluation and consulting. That is now all he does. He is now blessed with a full-time ADR practice. Assisted by his wife, Pam, they have set up their offices so that counsel and their clients alike can ...