Deborah Hankinson is a Former Texas Supreme Court Justice and Appellate Attorney with a Uniquely Comprehensive Conflict Resolution Practice.

Long known for her mediation and arbitration expertise, Deborah also offers a broad range of consulting and counseling options that take full advantage of her analytical and problem-solving acumen. From pre-litigation to post-trial, Deborah advances procedural efficacy and potential settlement by providing the right service at the right time.

SERVICES

Mediation

Customized sessions draw on Deborah’s judicial, substantive, and facilitative experience to promote problem-solving and resolution.

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Early Neutral Evaluation

An early neutral read on the strengths and weaknesses of a case aimed at providing both sides with insight as to how their positions could play out at trial and beyond. Can shift into mediation with the parties’ approval.

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Arbitration

Skilled decision-making and efficient process management in AAA and non-administered arbitrations. Independent consulting on optimizing your arbitration.

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Settlement Consulting

Accessible guidance on how to frame the issues, creative approaches to employ, and timing to consider based on your circumstances. Available pre-suit through post-trial.

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Special Settlement Counsel

Deborah becomes part of your team and takes the lead in bringing innovative attention to the settlement track as a strategic complement to the trial track.

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