John K. Boyce, III

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Alternative Dispute Resolution Attorney in San Antonio, TX

Law Office of John K. Boyce III
 | Trinity Plaza II, 745 E Mulberry Avenue Suite 460
San Antonio, TX 78212
Phone: 210-904-8299
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017
Licensed Since: 1978
Practice Areas:
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (50%),
  • Business/Corporate (30%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (10%),
  • Creditor Debtor Rights: Business (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney John K. Boyce, III, is the founder of Boyce Law in San Antonio, Texas. Mr. Boyce has more than three decades of experience in business and corporate law as well as creditor and debtor rights, estate planning and probate. He serves clients in San Antonio and throughout Bexar County with his skills in litigation and alternative dispute resolution.

During his years in practice, Mr. Boyce has represented a variety of businesses, assisting in areas including business formation, maintenance and transactions. He has been licensed to practice law in Texas since 1978 and is also admitted before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.

Mr. Boyce holds a bachelor’s degree from The University of Texas at Austin and earned his law degree from The University of Texas at Austin School of Law. He has served as an arbitration panelist for the American Arbitration Association, the American Health Lawyers Association, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution and as an adjunct professor at Pepperdine University School of Law’s Strauss School of Dispute Resolution. Through his accomplishments, Mr. Boyce has earned an AV Preeminent* rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible.

Mr. Boyce is passionate about staying involved in other professional groups as well. He is a fellow in the College of Commercial Arbitrators and a lifetime fellow in the Texas Bar Foundation and belongs to additional groups including the San Antonio Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas, the Association of Attorney-Mediators and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Alternative Website: www.boycelaw.net

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Alternative Dispute Resolution (50%): Arbitration, Mediation

Business/Corporate (30%): Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations

Estate Planning & Probate (10%): Estate Planning, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Creditor Debtor Rights (10%): Collections

Focus Areas

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Arbitration, Mediation

Business/Corporate: Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations

Estate Planning & Probate: Estate Planning, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Creditor Debtor Rights: Collections

Selections

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Super Lawyers: 2017

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About John Boyce, III

Admitted: 1978, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://boycecounsel.com/professional-background/

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • San Antonio Bar Association
  • College of the State Bar
  • Association of Attorney-Mediators (AAM)
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb)
  • Fellow, College of Commercial Arbitrators
  • Past Chair, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, State Bar of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals | Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court | Western, Southern, and Northern Districts of Texas
  • Texas Bar, 1978
  • Member, Minimum Continuing Education Committee, State Bar of Texas, 2016-2019, 2009
  • Member, Continuing Education Committee, State Bar of Texas, 2010-2016

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Volunteer, Community Justice Project, San Antonio Bar Association, 2012

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Adjunct Professor | Strauss School of Dispute Resolution | Pepperdine University School of Law
  • Author and Speaker, "Arbitration Primer: an Alternative Dispute Resolution Tool for Your Professional Responsibility Repertoire," Advanced Estate Planning and Probate course
  • Author, "Arbitration in Estates and Trusts," ALTERNATIVE RESOLUTIONS, vol. 14, no. 4 (2004)
  • Author, "An Arbitration Primer," SAN ANTONIO LAWYER (2004)
  • Author and Speaker, “Use of Arbitration in Real Estate Disputes," San Antonio Bar, Real Estate Section; (2005)
  • Author and Speaker, "The Role of the CPA in Arbitration," San Antonio CPA Chapter; February, 2005
  • Author, “Arbitration in Banking and Financial Transactions," SAN ANTONIO BUSINESS JOURNAL; (2005)
  • Speaker, "ADR Update and More", Texas Institute for CLE telephone conference (2005)
  • Author, "Consumer Arbitration in Texas," and editor, "Dispute Resolution - Texas Style," 3rd ed., State Bar of Texas, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section (2006)
  • Author, "Arbitrator Disclosure: Standards & Growing Challenges” ALTERNATIVE RESOLUTIONS, vol. 15, no. 1 (2006)
  • Author and Speaker, “The Sea Always Changes: Case Law and Legislative Update”, Alternative Dispute Resolution Conference, State Bar of Texas (2006)
  • Author and Speaker, "Awards and Appeals-So You Thought You Were Done", Arbitration Institute, Texas Institute of Continuing Legal Education (2006)
  • Speaker, “Arbitration Roundtable”, ADR Section, State Bar of Texas (Fort Worth) (2007)
  • Author and Speaker, “The Ties that Keep On Binding: Case Law Update” Alternative Dispute Resolution Conference, State Bar of Texas (2007)
  • Panelist: "Arbitration: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly", William S. Sessions Inn of Court, State Bar of Texas (2007)
  • Moderator of Panel Discussion, “Arbitration Perspectives”, State Bar of Texas, Annual Meeting (2008)
  • Speaker, “Emerging Trends in ADR in the Workplace: Navigating the Future”, Association For Conflict Resolution (ACR), 8th Annual Conference (2008)
  • Course Director and Moderator, “Advanced Mediation: Skills & Techniques”, Alternative Resolution Section, State Bar of Texas (2009)
  • Speaker, “Bench Trial v. Arbitration: Motions to Compel/Motions to Vacate Award”, San Antonio Bar Association Bench-Bar Conference (2009)
  • Speaker and Author, “Trends in Arbitration Law”, State Bar of Texas, Annual Meeting (2009)
  • Panelist, “Arbitration: Point & Counterpoint”, State Bar of Texas, College of the Bar Summer School (2009)
  • Speaker and Author, “Legislative Developments in Arbitration”, State Bar of Texas Webcast (2010)
  • Speaker and Author, “Arbitration Roundtable”, ADR Section, State Bar of Texas (Austin) (2010)
  • Speaker and Author, “Arbitration Roundtable”, ADR Section, State Bar of Texas (Houston) (2010)
  • Speaker, “Federal and State Legislation Affecting Arbitration”, State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting (2010)
  • Speaker, “Current Trends in Alternative Dispute Resolution: What’s Hot and What’s Not”, American Bar Association Webinar (2010)
  • Speaker, “Crossing the Borderline: When Neutrals Consider Changing Roles”, Texas Association of Mediators Annual Conference (2011)
  • Speaker, “Overview of Trends in Arbitration and Mediation”, American Bar Association Webinar (2011)
  • Speaker and Facilitator, “Regaining Speed and Economy in Dispute Arbitration, American Arbitration Association, San Antonio (2011)
  • Speaker, “Arbitration Primer”, Bell County Bench-Bar Conference (2012)
  • Speaker and Author, “Arbitration in Employment Disputes”, State Bar of Texas, “Essentials of Business Law” conference, Houston (2013)
  • Speaker and Author, “How to Write a Bad Arbitration Clause”, State Bar of Texas, “Advanced Business Law” conference, Dallas (2013)
  • Author, “Has Positive Software Been Positive for Disclosure?”, American Arbitration Association, Dispute Resolution Journal, Vol. 68, No.2 (2013)
  • Director and Speaker, “Conducting Your First (or Next) Arbitration”, State Bar of Texas, conference (Austin, 2013)
  • Author, “What Solo Litigators Need to Know About Arbitration”, Texas Bar Journal, Vol. 76, No.11 (2013)
  • Speaker, “The Preliminary Hearing and Discovery”, American Arbitration Association and the College of Commercial Arbitrators, “Managing an Effective Arbitration” Conference (2014)
  • Speaker and Author, “Arbitration Update”, State Bar of Texas, Business Disputes Conference (2014)
  • Faculty, AAA Panel Dynamics: Effective Techniques for Panelists (2014)
  • Speaker and Author, “Use of Arbitration Use in Fiduciary Disputes”, State Bar of Texas, Fiduciary Litigation Conference (2014)
  • Co-Author, “Arbitration Texas Style” for the Texas Legislature (2015)
  • Speaker, “Legislative Update” Arbitration”, State Bar of Texas Annual Convention (2015)
  • Speaker, "Deflategate and Trends in Arbitration", State Bar of Texas Construction Law Conference, faculty, AAA Panel Dynamics: Staying on Course When Things Don’t Go as Planned” (2015)
  • Speaker, "The Preliminary Hearing: International versus Domestic Perspectives", State Bar of Texas ADR Road Show (2016)

Educational Background:

  • University of Texas at Austin, B.A., Economics, with High Honors, 1975
Office Location for John K. Boyce, III

Trinity Plaza II
745 E Mulberry Avenue Suite 460
San Antonio, TX 78212

Phone: 210-904-8299

 

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Last Updated: 10/23/2017

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