Instructor Information

Coordinator of Instruction

Kay Elkins Elliott, J.D., LL.M., M.A.; TMCA Distinguished Credentialed Mediator With more than 1,800 hours of training, Kay Elkins Elliott brings to the classroom a wide range of knowledge in mediation and conflict resolution. An attorney and mediator for more than 30 years, she has litigated, arbitrated, or mediated over 2,500 cases.

Ms. Elliott maintains a private practice, Elliott Mediations, serves as ADR coordinator, ADR coach and adjunct professor at Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, and is a founding member of the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable. Ms. Elliott is a former board member of the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association, the only organization in Texas that offers credentialing to mediators. She served on the State Bar of Texas ADR Council, is co-editor of the Texas ADR Handbook, 3rd edition and writes a mediation column in the Texas Association of Mediators Newsletter and the State Bar of Texas ADR newsletter... She is a Biographee in Who's Who in American Law, Who's Who in the World, a Texas Academy of Distinguished Neutrals panelist, a charter member of the Institute for Responsible Dispute Resolution, and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy.

Instructors

Frank Elliott, LL.B., is dean emeritus and professor at Texas Wesleyan University School of Law. He previously served on the faculty at the University of Texas School of Law and was dean at Texas Tech University School of Law. Mr. Elliott has been listed in Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in America, and Who's Who in American Law. He is a principal of Elliott Mediations, which provides mediation, arbitration, facilitation and training services. He is co-editor of the State Bar of Texas ADR Handbook, 3rd edition and West Texas Forms.

Linda Galindo, Ph.D., is a bilingual and bicultural clinical psychologist and mediator. Presently in private practice, she also serves as a management consultant and trainer and as adjunct clinical professor at UT Southwestern Medical School. A licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Clinical Psychologist, and Family Therapist, Dr. Galindo specializes in self-assessment and psychological instruments, family cases, early childhood intervention, and domestic violence.

Robert J. Matlock, J.D., has been in private practice since 1971. He served on the board of directors of the Dallas Bar Association Family Law section for three years and is a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers, the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, and the Academy of Family Mediators. He served on the board of directors of the Texas Association of Mediators and practices collaborative lawyering.

Suzanne Mann Duvall, J.D., practiced civil trial law from 1970 and completed 900 hours of training in alternative dispute resolution. She has mediated/arbitrated 1900 cases to resolution. She is past chair of the Texas Bar Association ADR Section, past president of the Texas Association of Mediators, a past member of the Supreme Court Task Force on mediation ethics and a board member of the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association.

Bradley Craig is a noted co-parent educator in the North Texas area, and has developed a number of parent education programs for families raising children in two homes. In 1997 he created a program called Children in the Middle Co-parenting Services, Inc., a comprehensive agency designed to help adults raise children between two homes. He is currently in private practice under Between Two Homes, LLC and contracts with organizations to provide services to families. As a social worker and family life educator, Brad is a trained family law mediator and provides family law mediation training with many organizations. He works as a Family Mediator, Collaborative Law Allied Professional, Co-parenting Case manager, Co-parenting Coach, Educator, Parenting Facilitator and Parenting Coordinator.

Aaron Robb has worked extensively with families involved in the family court system, specializing in divorce and custody modification cases. In addition to National Counselor Certification and license to practice as a Professional Counselor in the state of Texas, he is trained as a family law mediator and is an approved provider of continuing education for Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Social Workers. He is a past-president of the Texas Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and, among other professional affiliations, is a member of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children as well as the National Association of Social Workers. Mr. Robb has taught extensively and is a featured speaker at seminars, on radio and television, on domestic violence, child abuse, divorce and issues related to the best interest of children involved in the legal system. He is currently a Doctoral candidate in the UTA School of Social Work with a research emphasis on high conflict families and forensic mental health services.

Contact Information
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Kay Elliott, ADR coordinator
Texas Wesleyan University
Phone: 817-878-2589
Cell: 214-546-3338
E-mail: k4mede8@swbell.net
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