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Linda Byars Swindling

Linda Byars Swindling, American lawyer, mediator, consultant. BAr: Texas 1991, United States District Court (northern and eastern districts) Texas.


  • Swindling, Linda Byars was born on November 20, 1965 in St. Louis. Daughter of Byron Ross and Patricia Jean (Ward) Byars.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Broadcast Journalism, Texas Tech University, 1988. Juris Doctor, Texas Tech University, 1991.


    • Law clerk United States Attorney' General’ s Office, Lubbock, Texas, 1990-1991. Associate Geary, Glast & Middleton, Dallas, 1991-1992, Moseley & Standerfer, Dallas, 1992-1993. Partner, mediator Withrow, Fiscus & Swindling, Carrollton, Texas, since 1993.

      Host various national satellite shows. Speaker Greater Dallas Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, since 1993.

    Major achievements

    • BAr: Texas 1991, United States District Court (northern and eastern districts) Texas.


    • Co-author: The Consultant's Legal Guide. Contributing author: The Productivity Path, What Smart Trainers Know. Creator Peacemaking In the Workplace Multimedia Training Series.


    Board directors Metrocrest Social Services Center, Carrollton, since 1996. Participant Power Pipeline Program of Leadership Texas, Austin, 1996. Member Texas Bar Association, National Speakers Association, Society Professionals in Dispute Resolution, Metrocrest Chamber of Commerce (legal counsel 1996), Carrollton/Farmers Branch Bar Association, North Texas Speakers Association (board directors since 1997), Phi Delta Phi.



    Public speaking, family.


    • Married Gregg Swindling, May 21, 1988. Children: Parker, Taylor.
    • father: Byron Ross Byars
    • mother: Patricia Jean (Ward) Byars
    • spouse: Gregg Swindling
    • children: Parker Swindling
    • Taylor Swindling
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    Born November 20, 1965
    (age 51)