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Wade B. Shelton, Mediator, San Antonio, Texas.

Wade B. Shelton

Shelton & Valadez
600 Navarro Suite 500
San Antonio, TX 78205
Tel: (210) 349-0515
Cell: (210)219-6301
Fax: (210) 349-3666
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Recognized to Texas Chapter for Mediation Other ADR Services: Early Neutral Evaluation
Video Conferencing
  • Practice Commenced1999
  • # of MEDS (as of 1/6/23) 
  • # of ARBS (as of 1/6/23) 
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


Mr. Shelton is a shareholder in the law firm Shelton & Valadez, a Professional Corporation which focuses on civil litigation and alternative dispute resolution. Mr. Shelton is a Mediator, Arbitrator and litigator. (2009 Texas Monthly Super Lawyers and 2009 Best in San Antonio)

In recent years, Mr. Shelton has transitioned a majority of his practice to ADR work, resolving a high percentage of the cases that come before him in his capacity as a mediator.

Case Experience

  • Automotive
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Employment
  • Family Businesses
  • Insurance
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Public Policy
  • Real Estate
  • Religious Institutions
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Torts
  • Transportation
  • Wrongful Death


  • J.D., Texas Tech University, 1981 (President of Law Class; Associate Editor of Texas Law Review)
  • B.A., University of Texas, With Honors, 1977

Memberships & Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas;
  • Texas Association of Defense Council;
  • Defense Counsel of San Antonio;
  • Defense Research Institute;
  • William S. Sessions American Inns Court (Former President)
  • San Antonio Bar Association;
  • Texas Bar Association
  • Panel Chair for District 10 of the State Bar of Texas
  • Fellow and Vice-Chair, San Antonio Bar Foundation
  • Texas Bar Foundation (Life Fellow)
  • President, Board of Directors for the San Antonio Youth for Christ and Board of Directors
  • President and Co-founder of Shelton & Valadez
  • President and Co-founder Theodore Roosevelt High School Alumni, Faculty & Friends Association
  • Republican Party of Bexar Management Committee
  • Deacon, Shearer Baptist Church

Rates Information

$600.00 per party for Half Day and $1200.00 per party for Full Day. No minimum number of hours. Morning mediations begin at 9:00 a.m. and afternoon mediations begin at 1:30. Can accommodate special circumstances if necessary.

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