Dallas District Judge Martin Hoffman ordered mediation in a wrongful termination case against the city of Denton earlier this month.
Former Denton Municipal Electric employees Michael Grim and Jim Maynard filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against the city of Denton in 2017. The judge assigned a mediator in the case and ordered both sides to meet in mediation no later than Dec. 23.
In the judge's order, he called the mediation a mandatory but nonbinding settlement conference. The case is otherwise scheduled for a non-jury trial in January.