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					                                                             Insurance
                                                             Commercial
HON. BRUCE WAYNE WETTMAN                                     Business Interference
                                                             Fraud
Judge Bruce Wayne Wettman has more than                      Maritime
thirty-eight years of experience as a judge,                 Premises Liability
lawyer, and alternative dispute resolution
                                                             Franchise
(ADR) neutral. He was first elected District
                                                             Entertainment Law
Judge of the 247th District Court of the State of
Texas in 1978, and still serves as a Senior District         Professional Malpractice
Judge for the Second Administrative Judicial                 Property Damage
Region of the State of Texas. He is an Adjunct               Criminal Law
Professor teaching mediation and serves as                   Appellate
Director of the Mediation Clinic at South Texas
College of Law, where he received the Faculty          PROFESSIONAL
Excellence Award in 2010 and 2011.                     DEVELOPMENT

EXPERIENCE AND SPECIALTIES                             Judge Wettman has published numerous
                                                       papers and articles including use of experts,
Judge Wettman has conducted a wide range               ADR case law/legislation, mediation ethics,
of ADR procedures in Texas and many other              mediation skills, managed dispute resolution,
states, including:                                     and online dispute resolution. He has
                                                       conducted training programs and seminars in
      Mediation                                       Texas, New York, Georgia, Washington, D.C.,
      Arbitration                                     Washington State, Mexico, and Jamaica.
      Managed Dispute Resolution
                                                       He has served on the Board of Directors of the
      Settlement Conference / Evaluation
                                                       Houston Bar Association Dispute Resolution
      Mini Trial                                      Center, and is an active member of Houston
      Special Master                                  Bar Association, the Fort Bend County Bar
      Internet Online Mediation / Arbitration         Association and the ADR Section of the State
                                                       Bar of Texas. He is a charter member of the
 Judge Wettman is qualified as an impartial            Institute for Responsible Dispute Resolution
Neutral under the Texas ADR Procedures Act             and is currently on the Board of Directors of
and as an impartial third party relating to parent-    Resolution Forum, Inc., a nonprofit ADR
child relationship disputes.                           service provider. He also serves on the
                                                       Advisory Board of the Frank Evans Center
His broad experience as a mediator, arbitrator,        for Conflict Resolution.
special master, and trial judge includes successful
resolution of disputes in the following areas:

                     Family Law
                     Personal Injury                        J. D. The University of Houston,
                     Asbestos / Mass Tort                    Order of Barristers (1973)
                     DTPA / Products Liability              B.S. (Economics) The
                     Employment                              University of Illinois (1970)

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