A Tradition of Service. A History of Success. Since 1980, Jerry Atherton has been providing legal advice to clients in East Texas relating to Business Law, Real Estate Law and Probate Law and has been providing Mediation Services since 1996. With the objective of providing the highest quality legal services to his clients, Jerry Atherton has concentrated on serving the needs of East Texas business people. Real estate developers, contractors, homebuilders, lenders, real estate brokers and agents, property owners associations, accountants, clients wanting to start new businesses, clients with an existing business that seek to expand, sell, merge or acquire another business, clients needing an employment agreement or a non-competition agreement, young couples preparing their first Wills, clients needing to review or revise their Wills, and families needing a lawyer to help them through the administration of a deceased loved one’s estate have sought the legal advice of Jerry Atherton over the past thirty plus years. Trained in the Attorney Mediators Institute program in 1996, Jerry Atherton has served the East Texas legal community as Mediator for more than seventeen years. He receives Mediation referrals from the District Courts and County Courts At Law in Tyler, the Twelfth Court of Appeals, as well as being contacted directly by lawyers seeking his Mediation services. Jerry Atherton welcomes the opportunity to discuss your business, real estate, probate or Mediation needs with you.