Sid Stahl | Mediator – Arbitrator

Sid Stahl has been recognized as one of the original and more prominent mediators in Texas. Texas Lawyer has referred to him as the “Dean of the Dallas Mediators.” Since 1989, he has mediated over 2,000 cases throughout the country and has trained over 2,000 attorneys to be mediators. For the last decade, he has been a member of the SMU Adjunct Faculty teaching Dispute Resolution. In 1991, he was received the SMU law school’s Distinguished Alumni Award. Sid Stahl spent 33 years as a successful attorney with the Dallas law firm of Geary, Stahl & Spencer, specializing in corporate, real estate, banking and securities. His extensive experience contributes significantly to his skills as a mediator. Mr. Stahl’s civic activities include service on the Board of Directors of various hospitals, arts, business, religious and charitable organizations. He has been a Director of both the Dallas Bar Association and the State Bar of Texas. He served with distinction as a member of the Dallas City Council as well as a Board member of several agencies of the State of Texas. His governmental background makes him uniquely qualified for disputes involving governmental matters. He has been recognized and honored by his peers by being named the recipient of numerous awards and honors including the coveted Morris Harrell Award for Professionalism (Dallas Bar Association and the Texas Center for Legal Ethics and Professionalism), Justinian Award (Dallas Lawyer’s Wives Club), Jurisprudence Award (Anti-Defamation League), Torch of Conscience Award (American Jewish Congress), and the Steve Brutsché Award (Association of Attorney-Mediators). From 2003 to 2009, he was named one of Texas Super Lawyers by Texas Monthly magazine. In 2005 and 2006, “D” Magazine named him as one of the Best Lawyers in Dallas, and he was named as one of the Best Lawyers in America from 2005 to 2010.

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