Brenda McAdoo

Adjunct Instructor

Brenda McAdoo

Department of Dispute Resolution and Counseling

Education

J.D., Pepperdine University School of Law

Contact

6401 Airline Rd, Suite 201 Dallas, TX 75205

About

Brenda McAdoo has been a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation for over twenty three years. Brenda has investigated Crimes against Children, Violent Crime, and Organized Crime including being a member of an Organized Crime Task Force which investigated groups committing extortion, kidnapping and murder for hire. Brenda has been a member of the FBI Crisis Negotiation Team since 1998, including being team leader for seven years. Brenda trains law enforcement in Crisis Negotiation skills here and abroad.

Brenda has been a certified Federal Mediator since 2007. Brenda conducts EEO mediations for all federal agencies under the Department of Justice. Brenda holds a Juris Doctor and is a member of the California Bar. Before joining the FBI, Brenda was a Deputy District Attorney with the Ventura County District Attorney's Office where she prosecuted sexual assault, domestic violence, and narcotics offenses.

In 2014, Brenda graduated from Southern Methodist University with a Graduate Certificate in Dispute Resolution. In 1991, Brenda graduated from Abilene Christian University with a B.A. in Political Science. Brenda is a member of the inaugural class of Jack Pope Fellows.