Denton City Hall exterior for stock photo use

Denton City Hall.

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. 

PEGGY HEINKEL-WOLFE can be reached at 940-566-6881 and via Twitter at @phwolfeDRC.

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