Arbitration Conversation No. 59: Mediator, Arbitrator, and Special Master Karl Bayer

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation Amy interviews Karl Bayer, an Alternative Dispute Resolution practitioner with almost thirty years of experience in litigation, mediation, and arbitration. A long-time successful trial lawyer, Karl has earned the respect and trust of both the plaintiffs’ and the defense bars, filling a niche in Austin and around Texas as a mediator who is requested by both sides of most disputes. He has spoken extensively about ADR and technical topics, both at CLE presentations and as an adjunct professor at The University of Texas School of Law.

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Karl Bayer

Karl grew up in small East Texas towns with two sisters, a father who was a Methodist minister, and a mother who was a teacher. Karl graduated from Rice University in Houston with a B.A. in electrical engineering in 1971 and went on to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where…

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Amy Schmitz

Professor Amy Schmitz joined the University of Missouri School of Law and the Center for Dispute Resolution as the Elwood L. Thomas Missouri Endowed Professor of Law in 2016. Previously she was a Professor at the University of Colorado School of Law for over 16 years. Prior to teaching, Professor…

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