Josefina Rendon

Rendon Mediation
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Texas
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Summary

- Mediator since 1993 - Mediated over 1,300 disputes (family, personal injury, employment & others) - Mediated & taught negotiation for U.S. Air Force, Army, & Navy. - Published author of over 100 articles and book reviews - Frequent speaker (local & int’l) on dispute resolution, negotiation, diversity & law. - Former editor of The Texas Mediator - Former Editorial board member of the Texas Bar Journal - Editorial Board member The Houston Lawyer. - Past President of Texas Association of Mediators (TAM) - Past President of Association for Conflict Resolution -Houston (ACRH). - Served on board of Dispute Resolution Center of Harris County. - Served on board of the Texas Center for The Judiciary - Served on council of the ADR section the State Bar of Texas - Served on council of the ADR section the Houston Bar Assoc. - Certified as Credentialed Distinguished Mediator (2003) by Tex Mediator Credentialing Assoc. -Listed in Texas' Who's Whos in ADR by State Bar ADR Sec issue of Alternative Resolutions (2007) -Awarded Justice Frank Evans Award at State Bar of TX convention, given to those who "have performed exceptional and outstanding efforts in promoting or furthering the use of mediation" -Awarded Susanne Adams Award by Tex. Assoc. of Mediators, given to those who "set an example for the rest of the mediation community in Texas to follow". -Has conducted hundreds of mediations in Spanish. -Has successfully helped resolve disputes of people of many nationalities.

Education
University of Houston Law Center
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
University of Houston - Main Campus
B.A. (1972) | Sociology, History
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Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico - Metropolitan Campus
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University of Texas - El Paso
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Professional Experience
Assoc. Judge
City of Houston Municipal Courts
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Attorney* Mediator * Arbitrator
Rendon Mediation
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Experienced mediator and teacher of mediation. Mediated over 1,300 cases since 1993 in Family, Divorce, Employment, Personal Injury & other areas of law. Conducted hundreds of Spanish-speaking, bilingual mediations. Has taught negotiation and mediated for U.S. Army, Navy & Air Force.
Civil District Judge
State of Texas, 165th Civil District Court
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Mediator
Rendon Mediation
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Experienced mediator and teacher of mediation. Mediated over 1,300 cases since 1993 in Family, Divorce, Employment, Personal Injury & other areas of law. Conducted hundreds of Spanish-speaking, bilingual mediations. Has taught negotiation and mediated for U.S. Army, Navy & Air Force.
Assoc. Judge
City of Houston Municipal Courts
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Commissioner/ Vice Chair
City of Houston Civil Service Commission
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Attorney
Rendon & Rendon, Attorneys
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Publications
Articles & Publications
"What Planet is My Client From: Representing the Culturally Diverse Client"
The Houston Lawyer Magazine
“Drafting the Mediated Settlement Agreement: The Ideal vs. the Reality”
The Texas Mediator (Publication of the Texas Assoc. of Mediators)
Ética y Profesionalismo del Mediador: Una Receta Para el Éxito Profesional
Mediate.com
Mediator Ethics and Professionalism: A Recipe for Success
Mediate.com
Veteran Law Students: Giving and Receiving Service
Houston Lawyer Magazine
In re Lee: A Mediated Agreement Causes A Clash Between Long Standing Policies
The Houston Lawyer Magazine
The Herbert Gee Gavel Dragons Honor Late Judge
The Houston Lawyer Magazine
The Court of Babel: The Multilingual Courtroom of the Future
The Houston Lawyer Magazine
The ADR Systems and Financing Act and Texas DRCs
Alternative Resolutions (Publication of the State Bar of Texas ADR section)
Under the Justice Radar?: Prejudice in Mediation and Settlement Negotiations
Thurgood Marshall Law Review
A New Generation: Relational Models of Mediation
State Bar of Texas ADR Section Conference Manual.- "Mediation in Three Acts"
Family Mediation
State Bar of Texas ADR Section
Models, Styles and The Process of Family Mediation
Alternative Resolutions
Winning the Auto Case Through Mediation
South Tex School of Law Auto Injury Conference Manual
Professional Associations
State Bar of Texas - Alternative Dispute Resoution Section
Council member
Current
Houston Lawyer Magazine
Editorial Board member
- Current
Texas State Bar # 05770500
Member
- Current
Association for Conflict Resolution - Houston
Board Member, Former President
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Dispute Resolution Center of Harris County
Member, Board of Directors
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Texas Center for the Judiciary
Board member
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State Bar of Texas - Section for Hispanic Issues
Council member
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Texas Association of Mediators (TAM)
Board member
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Texas Association of Mediators
President
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
Practice Area
  • Arbitration & Mediation
Additional Practice Area
  • Mediator in Family, Employment, Personal Injury & other areas of law.
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • French: Written
  • German: Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
RendonMediation
Contact & Map
7015 Gulf Frwy
Suite 101
Houston, TX 77087
USA
Telephone: (713) 645-0170
Fax: (713) 643-2574