I am a native East Texan. I was born in Marshall, and grew up in Jefferson. I... more
I am a native East Texan. I was born in Marshall, and grew up in Jefferson. I attended Baylor University on a football scholarship, and went to Law School at Baylor. I have three grown children, two teenage stepchildren and a wonderful wife. We enjoy golf and various outdoor activities, as well as travel.
I am an attorney, missionary, pastor, Christian conciliator and educator. I am also... more
I am an attorney, missionary, pastor, Christian conciliator and educator. I am also the founder and Director of The S.A.L.T. Project, which promotes "Scripture Application Leadership Training" (S.A.L.T.) around the world; and, I am the Director of Christian Conciliation International, which assists and equips believers to respond to conflict Biblically.
I formed the Forman Law Firm in 2002 after serving 12 years as Chief Executive... more
I formed the Forman Law Firm in 2002 after serving 12 years as Chief Executive Officer and General Counsel of stockbrokerage firms in Dallas and Austin Texas beginning in 1991. Having spent the last 12 years dealing with almost every aspect of the retail brokerage business, I recognized that Main Street investors were not always being dealt with fairly or openly by Wall Street and I became some... view profile
The mediation process can help you resolve disputes without going to court. In a mediation proceeding, a neutral third party (a mediation lawyer or mediator) meets with you and the person you disagree with. Mediators are trained to find mediation solutions in legal disputes, including divorce mediation and business disagreement mediation. The mediator acts as a facilitator, helping you negotiate until a solution is found. Mediation is the most informal process for dispute resolution and is usually the least expensive method. The drawback is that, unlike an arbitrator in arbitration, the mediator does not make a final decision. So, unless the parties agree and enter into a settlement agreement, the mediation can end without the dispute being solved.