Professional Details

Josefina Rendon
Senior MediatorSenior MediatorSenior Mediator

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Houston, TX 77017
Fax: 713-643-2574


Description of Practice

This Mediator is Certified
A mediator since 1993, Judge Josefina Rendon has mediated over 1,400 disputes in many areas of law including commercial, employment, personal injury & family law. For almost 4 years, she taught negotiation & mediated for the U.S. Air Force, Army & Navy. She has been a Municipal Court Judge for 31 of the last 35 years. She is also a former Civil District Judge. Rendón is a published author of over 150 articles & book reviews & a frequent speaker (locally & internationally) in the areas of dispute resolution, negotiation, cultural diversity & law. She was editor of The Texas Mediator & an editorial board member of both the Texas Bar Journal & The Houston Lawyer Magazine. Judge Rendón is past president of the Association for Conflict Resolution–Houston (ACRH) & the Texas Association of Mediators (TAM). She served on the boards of the Harris County Dispute Resolution Center, Texas Center for The Judiciary & the Alternative Dispute Resolution sections of both the State Bar of Texas & the Houston Bar Association. In 2007 Rendón was recognized as one of Texas’ Who’s Whos in ADR by Alternative Resolutions (publication of the State Bar ADR section). In 2011 she was recognized with both the Justice Frank Evans Award at the State Bar of Texas convention & the Susanne Adams Award at the Texas Association of Mediators Conference. She has also been recognized as a Pioneer in Houston Law by Houston Lawyer Magazine (2018) & a Houston Top Lawyer in Arbitration/Mediation by Houstonia Magazine (2017).


1973 –1976 Univ of Houston Law Center, Doctor of Jurisprudence(8/76)
1969 –1972 University of Houston, Bachelor of Arts (8/72)
1968 –1969 Universidad Interamericana, San Juan, Puerto Rico
1967- 1968 University of Texas, El Paso

Areas of Practice

  • ADA
  • Adult Family
  • Appellate
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Contracts
  • Criminal
  • Cross Cultural
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Employment
  • Family
  • Insurance
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Personal Injury
  • Postal Service
  • Real Estate
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • Special Education
  • Victim - Offender
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Advanced Mediation Trainer
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Arbitrator