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DON AYERS  
T.W. BAILEY
 
TREY BERGMAN
 

For generations, construction has provided members of the Ayers family with a way of life and Mr. Ayers has honored this family tradition. With training in Mediation and Arbitration and a Masterís Degree in Human Services with emphasis in Conflict Resolution, Mr. Ayers combines practical construction experience with dispute resolution skills to serve the needs of contractors, builders, and homeowners..

T.W. Bailey Sr. CAPS, CSP, CGR, GMB, CGP, President of Bailey Family Builders Inc. and WaterMark Custom Builders. Building and remodeling in the Dallas metroplex and surrounding areas since 1989 with an emphasis on Green Building, energy efficient and healthy home construction from the $100k to $3m. ARC and Vesta Awards winner.

Trey Bergman has practiced complex commercial litigation since 1980. He has mediated/arbitrated over 1000 cases since 1990. He has served as chair on numerous national and local organizations; AAM, HBA ADR and Litigation Sections. His practice is exclusive to mediation/arbitration. He is an adjunct professor at South Texas College of Law teaching mediation and negotiation.

 

M,A,D,E M,A,D,E,G M,A,D,E
Austin Frisco Houston
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EDWARD CARRETT *
 
JERRY CARTER
 
RUSSELL DANIELS
 

 

Jerry Carter, an award winning and proactive leader in his field, has been a custom home builder in the Dallas Metroplex for over 35 years with a reputation for fairness and integrity. Jerry brings innovative management skills, a strong communications background, a vast knowledge of his industry and a comprehensive consumer protection expertise to CDRS.

Russell Daniels has practiced exemplary commercial and residential construction litigation for 20 years. He is licensed to practice in Texas and Oklahoma. Daniels also serves as an instructor on various construction contract and law courses he provides for builder associations across the state of Texas.

 

M,E M,A,D,E,G M,A,D,E
Lago Vista Dallas Arlington
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DON DEAN
BILL FENOGLIO
RANDALL GRASSO

Don Dean, a former district judge, has almost 50 years of experience in complex litigation and construction litigation. His experience in construction litigation has involved, among other subjects, roof collapse as a result of superimposed live load, structural failure of prefabricated steel buildings, fire loss arising from HVAC installation and the renovation of health care facilities.

B. J. FENOGLIO, SRA, IFAS, GAA, CRA: Bill has been working Real Estate Appraisals and Sales over 35 years. Prior; he worked at Sears Roebuck in contracting and sales of building materials. Bill is a Mediator with Dispute Mediation Services of Dallas and Arbitrator for Texas Tax Appraisal Districts. Specializing in construction, structural & foundation problems, and finance disputes.

Over his 28 years as an AV-rated commercial litigator, mediator and arbitrator, Randy Grasso has effectively resolved a variety of claims. As a Credentialed Advanced Mediator he has mediated more than 200 disputes. He has represented or served as a neutral for contractors and owners in numerous residential construction conflicts.

M,A,D,E M,A,D,E M,A,E
Amarillo Henrietta Dallas
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JIM HIGGINBOTHOM
CHARLIE JAMES
Raymond Kerr

Jim Higginbotham has been in the Home Building Business for over 40 years. He has a Degree in Homebuilding, has a Texas Real Estate License and is a Graduate Master Builder. He has been involved in building from his youth. He has been married 48 years, has three daughters, which have enhanced his mediation /arbitration skills.

Charlie has over 25 years of experience in construction, having completed over $175 million in residential and commercial projects. His expertise in apartments, residential homes, churches, and commercial construction has earned the respect of clients, contractors, inspectors and fellow general contractors. Charlie received his construction management degree from Texas A&M University.

During his first 25 years of law practice, Raymond Kerr represented virtually every type of participant in the construction process. During the last 15 years, he has been deeply involved in the resolution of construction disputes having conducted more than 800 mediations and more than 100 arbitrations, and also training mediators and arbitrators.

M,A,D,E M,A,D,E M,A,D,E
Duncanville McKinney Houston
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JEFFERY POSTER
CHRIS RYMAN
DONALD SHELTON

Jeffrey Poster is an attorney with extensive construction management and construction litigation experience including small commercial buildings through billion dollar developments. Mr. Poster is licensed in Massachusetts, Texas, and California. His dispute resolution experience includes construction and contract disputes, consumer matters, personal injury including wrongful death, employment claims, and other complex litigation and pre-litigation matters.

Chris Ryman is a director of Coats | Rose in Houston. Chris has over 30 years of experience in litigation, including construction disputes. He is board certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is an arbitrator and a mediator in construction, real estate, and commercial law cases.

Don Shelton is a managing shareholder of the law firm Bush Rudnicki Shelton, P.C. For 16 years he has represented a diverse group of clients involved in complex commercial and residential construction litigation. Shelton also shares his expertise as a speaker and writer for statewide seminars which focus on various construction law topics.

M,A,D,E M,E M,A,D,E
Arlington Houston Arlington
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CYNTHIA TARI
JIM TIDWELL *
RAY TONJES

Cynthia holds a professional degree in architecture. Prior to entering the legal profession, Cynthia worked in the architecture field with internationally recognized architects. In addition to her expertise in construction law, her designs and photographs have won national awards.

 

Ray Tonjes, an award winning and nationally recognized custom home builder, industry leader, energy efficiency and green building advocate, has practiced his craft in Austin Texas for over 26 years. Ray brings his management experience, communication skills and reputation for fairness and integrity to CDRS in order to serve the industry in a new capacity.

M,A,D,E M,E M,A,D,E,G
Dallas Aledo Austin
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SHERRY WETSCH
ROBERT WACHSMUTH

Sherry Wetsch, Esquire, has served as a third party neutral on hundreds of cases. She is licensed to practice law in Texas, Missouri and North Dakota. Ms. Wetsch has experience as an arbitrator, mediator, Special Master, Administrative Law Judge and Hearing Examiner. Her practice centers on providing a full range of Alternative Dispute Resolution services

Robert Wachsmuth, a former Marine JAG officer, Vietnam veteran and Military Judge, has more than 40 years experience in complex litigation, arbitration and mediation, specializing in Construction Law. He served as chair of several committees of the ABA Forum on the Construction Industry and Texas Bar Construction Law Section and is a Fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators
M,A,D,E M,A,D,E
Houston San Antonio
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