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John Palmer Co-Authors 2020-2021 Texas Practice Guide on Alternative Dispute Resolution


Naman Howell is proud to announce the release of the 2020-2021 Texas Practice Guide on Alternative Dispute Resolution co-authored by attorney and mediator John P. Palmer. This annual guide is a comprehensive, start-to-finish how to resource for Texas lawyers that illustrates what is effective, and offers advice on how to avoid mistakes in mediation or arbitration. In this book Mr. Palmer lends his many years of experience in the arena of Alternative Dispute Resolution to help educate other attorneys throughout Texas on the subject.

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About the Co-Author:

John P. Palmer

John Palmer is a trial attorney, mediator and arbitrator. John’s diverse litigation practice ranges from a state law domestic and toxic tort litigation practice to federal district court cases. John serves as a mediator and arbitrator in probate, family, general civil litigation, personal injury, and employer/employee disputes at the state and federal court level.

John’s experience in federal court trial practice began when he served as a briefing attorney for retired United States District Judge Walter S. Smith, Jr. from 1988-1989. Since that time, John has been involved in a variety of federal cases including those sounding in diversity, federal questions, school law, and class action lawsuits. John is admitted to practice law in the state of Texas, all Texas federal district courts, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth and Federal Circuits, and the United States Supreme Court.

John’s state court experience includes jury and non-jury trials in cases involving property disputes, custody, divorce, adoptions, personal injury and property damages. John is the former president of the Waco-McLennan County Young Lawyers, and the Waco-McLennan County Bar Association.

To learn more about John Palmer, or the many other skilled attorneys in the Firm, please visit the Firm’s attorney profiles section.

About Naman Howell Smith & Lee, PLLC

Since 1917, Naman Howell Smith & Lee has been providing individuals and businesses throughout Texas with the personal attentiveness and expertise they need on their legal matters when they need it most. We pride ourselves on our heritage, vision, and exceptional results. For more information about Naman Howell, please visit

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