Faculty & Staff

B. Adam McGough, J.D., LL.M.

Adjunct Instructor

B. Adam McGough is a Senior Assistant City Attorney for the City of Dallas, and the Director of Conflict Management Studies for El Centro College in Downtown Dallas. He is currently the Deputy Chief of Community Prosecution where he manages a team of attorneys and code officers working to improve the quality of life in some of the toughest communities in Dallas.

Adam has practiced law since 2003 and he has been active in the mediation field since 2002. He has represented clients in a wide range of legal issues including corporate, real estate, contracts, tort claims, probate, healthcare, and commercial litigation. He has taught trial skills at The University of San Francisco Law School since 2003, and he was an adjunct professor in Negotiation at El Centro Community College for two years before taking over as the Director of the Conflict Management Program.


§ Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine School of Law LL.M. in Dispute Resolution – Concentration in Mediation

§ Dedman Law School, Southern Methodist University J.D.

§ Oxford University, University College in Oxford, England, Comparative Law Training

§ University of Texas at Austin B.A. Economics

§ Numerous other trainings at Harvard Law School’s Program on Negotiation, The University of Texas School of Public Policy & Conflict Resolution, the Association of Attorney Mediators, Association of Conflict Resolution, Texas Association of Mediators, and others.