DAN A. NARANJO
THE LAW OFFICES OF DAN A. NARANJO, P.C.
¦ Office: 210.344.9823 ¦ Fax: 210.764.1831
12951 Huebner #781828 San Antonio, TX 78230
Arbitration • Mediation • Alternative Dispute Resolution
United States Magistrate Judge, United States District Court, Western District of Texas (part-time) (1981-1989)
Conducted evidentiary hearings and handled requests for injunctive relief.
Presided over civil pre-trial hearings for actions that covered personal injury, medical malpractice, products liability, contract law, education law, labor law, employment law, and securities related litigation.
Since 1989 has mediated and arbitrated over 2000 disputes, valued at $2.5 billion.
Primary emphasis is on complex, multi-party cases.
Extensive mediation experience in areas of banking, business, commercial, construction, corporate, employment, fraud, insurance, malpractice, municipalities, partnership, personal injury, real estate, and securities litigation.
Mediator/Arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association (AAA), the National Arbitration Foundation (NAF), and the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR).
Adjunct Professor, St. Mary’s University School of Law (1998-Present)
Visiting Professor, Pepperdine University School of Law (2007)
Primary Practice Areas
Twenty-five years of ADR experience in commercial contracts, partnership agreements, corporate acquisitions and dissolutions, dealership relationships, securities, insurance and employment disputes.
Selected Honors, Awards, Publications
Honors/Awards: ABA Judicial Division (2015-Present); ABA Standing Committee on Public Education
(2014–Present); Martindale-Hubbell peer rated AV Preeminent; Named “Texas Super Lawyer” by Texas Monthly (2004 – Present), peer-nominated, Texas Super Lawyers represent the state’s top 5% of attorneys determined by a statewide panel and ballot review; Named one of “San Antonio’s Best Lawyers” Scene in SA Magazine (2006); Listed in first and seventh editions of Who’s Who in American Law; Presidential Citation (1989 & 1995); Tex. Commission for Lawyer Discipline (1998-2004).
Publications: ""Bridge Over Troubled Water: Resolving the Rio Bravo/Rio Grande Water Dispute“ (St. Mary's Law Journal, Spring 2016); "It’s a Small World After All: Why it is so Important for Texans to Understand the ICJ” (Tex. Bar Journal, April 2014); “Whaling in Antarctica: A Landmark Case for the World Court” (Social Education Magazine, 2014) (international); “Attorney Disciplinary Procedure in Texas: Competing Interests and Philosophies 1988-2004” (St. Mary’s Law Journal, 2005); “ADR Personalities and Practice Tips” (American Bar Association, Section of Dispute Resolution, 1998); “Alternative Dispute Resolution of International Private Commercial Disputes Under NAFTA” (Tex. Bar Journal); “Civil RICO: Overview on the eve of the 200th Anniversary of the Federal Judiciary” (St. Mary’s Law Journal, 1989); “Civil Procedure in Federal Courts” (Texas Practice Guide, 1985); “Mediation, dispute resolution programs are key assets” (San Antonio Express-News, Nov. 17, 2014).
Bachelor of the Arts; Doctor of Jurisprudence
The University of Texas, Austin, Texas
Negotiation and Leadership Course (post-graduate)
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Negotiations Course (post-graduate)
Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania