Judge Chrisman has successfully resolved numerous disputes as a mediator and arbitrator. His experience in the legal profession is both extensive and varied with 13 years of experience as a judge in the family, probate and district courts of Dallas County and 25 years as a practicing attorney with major law firms in the Dallas area.
As a founding member and chair of the Dallas Dispute Mediation Service, he served on committees to set up dispute resolution programs for the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Texas, Judge Chrisman’s interest in family matters is demonstrated by his public service. He has served as President of the Dallas Mental Health Association and President of the Mental Health Association of Texas. Judge Chrisman was chair of the Dallas County Juvenile Board and a former treasurer for the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas.
Judge Chrisman is also engaged in educating young adults. He serves as a Distinguished Professor and Lecturer at Dallas Baptist University and has served as a Vice Chair for the Board of Regents of the Baylor University system, Chair of the Baylor Health Care System and Baylor University Medical Center, and as Chair of the Board of Trustees of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
- Age, race, and retaliation discrimination alleged in dismissal by company for employees failure to perform duties
- Age, race, and sexual discrimination in regard to sexual harassment and Americans with Disabilities Act and other harassment claims
- Alleged racial discrimination in promotion at large corporate headquarters
- License status re nursing practice and alleged misconduct
- Medical staff membership matters involving right to practice at medical facility and right to practice in group practice
- Sex discrimination allegations in case involving failure to promote and reorganization of work force
- Wrongful discharge of CEO of specialty hospital
- Wrongful Termination
- Wrongful termination involving criminal misconduct by employee
- Wrongful termination of senior employee involving age, sex discrimination, and retaliation allegations