Allan K. DuBois
Attorney-Civil Litigation and Appeals; Mediation and Arbitration
Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated “Preeminent” -25 Years (AV)
University of Texas Bachelor of Arts in English 1967;
Distinguished Military Graduate; University of Texas School of Law J.D. 1970; Member Phi Delta Phi, The Order of Barristers, Consul.
Prior Professional Work History
U.S. Army Officer, Excess Leave Program (1967-1970), Captain, JAGC; Army Appeals Court Commissioner;
Appellate Counsel & Branch Chief Defense Appellate Division U.S. Army Judiciary, Washington, D.C. 1970-1974; Lang, Ladon, Green, Coghlan & Fisher, P.C., San Antonio, Texas (Associate and Partner) 1974-1999; Principal, Green & DuBois, P.C. 1999-2006; Currently, Solo Practitioner
Experience - Civil Trial
Regionally; San Antonio and South/Central Texas; state and federal experience includes approximately 120 civil jury trials, civil litigation involving medical and hospital, business and commercial, stock brokerage, public transportation and trucking liability; construction, civil rights, employment, contracts, consumer (DTPA), product, drug and medical device, real estate and title insurance, personal injury, tort and family law. Representation of clients in the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the Military (criminal); and various Texas Appeals Courts; MDL case counsel (mass tort, pharmaceutical, medical device and product litigation).
Alternative Dispute Resolution Experience
Five years as Mediator, since Credentialing Mediation, as provided for in the Texas Alternative Dispute Resolution Procedures Act. (Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code §154.052) at the University of Houston Law Center Blakely Advocacy Institute and Family Law Training. Completed 2012. Past service: Western District of Texas’ attorney arbitration panel for non-binding ADR (mini-trials); currently on federal approved registry of neutrals. In 2007, appointed as hearing officer for City of San Antonio Transportation Division licensure appeals. Completed Arbitrator training with and current Panel Member with Conflict Solutions of Texas; Panel Member with University Health System Hospital Construction Project; Volunteer Mediator for Bexar County Alternative Dispute Resolution Center. Twenty years advocating for litigating parties at mediation in all fields of practice, with hundreds of successful mediations. Occasional voluntary or mandated arbitration experience.
Admitted to Texas bar, 1970; U.S. Supreme Court (1978); U.S. Courts of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Western and Southern Districts of Texas; U.S. Court of Military Appeals; U.S. Court of Claims.
Member: Board of Directors, State Bar of Texas (2009-2012 Executive Committee; Board Advisor-ADR and Military Law Sections); San Antonio Bar Association (President 2007-2008); American Bar Association (Ethics Commission 1998-2004); Federal Bar Association; Professional Enhancement Panel, District 10 Grievance Committee (1998-2004); Texas Association of Defense Counsel (Past Regional Vice President. 2006-2007); Defense Research Institute (Past Area Chair); Sustaining Life Fellow and Trustee,Texas Bar Foundation; Advisory Committee, San Antonio Bar Foundation; Fellow, International Association of Defense Counsel; Liaison to “Amigos in Mediation” ("AIM”), peer mediation for students; Volunteer for Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans and Project Salute; Past Director and Volunteer, Community Justice Program (pro bono legal services to the poor); Association of Attorney Mediators; Bexar County Association of Mediators.
Publications, Speaking and Professional Outreach, and
Contributing author: Justice in the Military (Public Law Education Institute Homer E. Moyer, Jr., Ed., 1972); Previous State Bar Assignments; Lawyers Alternative Discipline Task Force (2006); Lawyers Mental Health Task Force (2007); Administration of Justice (Civil Rules) Committee; Board of Law Examiners Certified Monitor; Texas Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers (Past President); Speaker: Texas State Bar and LCL CLE programs in related ethics topics. Recipient: 2004 Ralph Mock Award (Peer Assistance); 2010 “Excellence in Pro Bono” Award; Listed in Best Lawyers in San Antonio - Civil Litigation; Past President, Non-profit San Antonio Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse; Honorary Commander, 502nd Air Base Wing representing 802nd JAG (2010-present); Awarded US Army Meritorious Service Medal (1974)
Born in Green Bay, Wisconsin 1945, and raised in military family; married Pamela Blakey in 1967, residing in Northern Virginia 1970-1974; residing in San Antonio from 1974 to present; 4 children; 12 grandchildren.