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I have mediated and arbitrated over 3500 cases. I have been a trial lawyer since 1965. I enjoy walking in the forest, motorcycling, reading and watching my nine grandchildren play, compete and perform.


Practice areas


  1. Arbitration: 50%
  2. Mediation: 50%

Attorney endorsements

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  • William James Atkins

    Terrence is an outstanding mediator. His incisive intellect, determination and patience produce good settlements for all parties. I recommend him without reservation for employment, personal injury and contract mediations.


    William Atkins Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Warren Raymond Hinds

    I have had the pleasure of mediating a number of cases with Terrence over the past 15+ years. He is able to effectively communicate with all participants in the process. A "SuperLawyer," Terrence is also a Super Mediator.


    Warren Hinds Ethics and professional responsibility Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

JAMS, The Resolution Experts

1201 W. Peachtree St. N.W.
Ste. 2650
Atlanta, GA, 30309-3449


2580 Westminster Heath
Atlanta, GA, 30327



FLMember in Good Standing197006/17/2016
GAActive Member in Good Standing 197007/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyers in America in ADRBest Lawyers in America, annually since 20062014
Georgia Super Lawyer, annually since 2005Super Lawyers2014
Tier 1 rating, ADR in Atlanta and GA for firm.U.S.News & World Report2014
AV rating, annually 1980Martindale-Hubbell2014
One of the Top 100 Lawyers in GeorgiaGeorgia SuperLawyers,2x2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerCroftADR2012 - Present
Mediator & ArbitratorJAMS, The Resolution Experts2009 - Present
Mediator & ArbitratorHenning Mediation & Arbitration Service Inc1996 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Academy of Distinguished NeutralsExecutive Committee2010 - Present
International Academy of MediatorsDistinguished Fellow2010 - Present
Georgia Academy of Mediators & ArbitratorsExecutive Committee2009 - Present
American College of Civil Trial MediatorsFellow2005 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaBoard of Governors2005 - Present
Old War Horse Lawyers ClubMember1980 - Present
Lawyers Club of AtlantaMember1973 - Present
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Florida BarMemberN/A
Atlanta Bar FoundationPast President1999 - 2005
American Bar AssociationHouse of Delegates1994 - 1999
Atlanta Bar AssociationPast President1993 - 1994
Publication nameTitleDate
The Atlanta Lawyer, The Official News Publication of the Atlanta Bar AssociationADR: An Option for Civil Cases Impacted by Budget Cuts2010
The Atlanta LawyerSo, You Want to Be a Mediator?2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Michigan Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1965
Yale UniversityN/AA.B.1962
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
JAMS Arbitration Week CLEEmployment Arbitration2011
Annual Meeting G.D.L.A.Winning in Mediation2011
JAMS CLE ProgramMediation Advocacy2010
4th Annual Arbitration InstituteHow Experienced Arbitrators Deal with Problems that Arise During Arbitration2010
17th Annual ADR InstituteMarketing Your Mediation Practice2010