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Austin Martin O'Toole, American lawyer, mediator, arbitrator. Bar: New York 1965, District of Columbia 1963, Texas 1975; certified distinguished mediator, Texas Mediator Credentialing Association.


O'Toole, Austin Martin was born on October 5, 1935 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John Brian, Junior and Helen Veronica O'T.


Bachelor of Business Administration, College Holy Cross, 1957. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1963.


Admitted to the bar, 1964, District of Columbia. 1965, New York; 1975, Texas. 1990, United States. District Court, Southern District of Texas.

Member, Board of Editors, Georgetown Law Journal, 1962-1963. Law Clerk to the Honorary E. Barrett Prettyman, United States. Court of Appeals, Washington, D.C., 1962-1963.

Member, Board of Directors, American Society of Corporation Secretary, 1982-1985. Member: Houston (Chairman, Corporate Counsel Section, 1979-1980) and American Bar Associations. State Bar of Texas (Member, Board of Directors, Associate of Arts White Dispute Resolution Institute, 1991—).

(Senior Vice President and Corporate Secretary).


Board directors National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency, Inc., since 2001. Charter member, certificated mediator Institute for Responsible Dispute Resolution, Houston, since 2000. Board directors Houston Marathon Committee, 1973—2002, Houston Dispute Resolution Center, since 2007.

Member American Bar Association, American Society Corporation Secretaries (board directors 1982-1985), State Bar of Texas, Houston Bar Association (past chairman Corporate Counsel section 1979-1980, chair ADR section 2007-2008), Association Attorney-Mediators, Texas Association Mediators (board directors since 2007).


Married Valerie Sherlock O'Toole. Children: Erin Ann, Austin Martin Junior.