Ross W. Stoddard, III
Ross W. Stoddard, III, has been a full-time professional mediator in Las Colinas (Irving), Texas, for the past 34 years. He practiced law for 15 years prior to his training as a mediator in 1989, and has conducted 5,000+ mediations involving over $30+ billion in aggregate claims. For a dozen years, Ross designed and taught the Effective Negotiations and Global Business Environments courses in the SMU Excecutive MBA Program. He has served on the faculty of three dozen mediation training programs and authored a chapter in the ABA’s "The Litigator’s Handbook." Ross currently serves as Co-President of the World Forum of Mediation Centres (of the Union Internationale des Avocats [UIA] International Association of Lawyers, headquartered in Paris, France). He is blessed to be married to his wife, June, for the past 31+ years; has two sons (legally, step-sons) and six grandchildren; and is awaiting the time to have another rescued Golden Retriever in his life.