Professional Details

Josefina Rendon
Senior MediatorSenior MediatorSenior Mediator

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Houston, TX 77017
Fax: 855-308-2152


Description of Practice

  • Mediator since 1993
  • Mediated over 1,300 disputes in many areas of law
  • Mediated & taught negotiation for U.S. Air Force, Army, & Navy.

  • Published author of over 100 articles & book reviews
  • Frequent speaker (local & int’l) on dispute resolution, negotiation, diversity & law.
  • Former editor of The Texas Mediator
  • Former Editorial board member of Texas Bar Journal
  • Editorial Board member The Houston Lawyer.

  • Past president of Texas Assoc. of Mediators (TAM) >li>Past President of Assoc. 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 ADR section the State Bar of Texas
  • Served on council of 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 section issue of Alternative Resolutions (2007)

  • Awarded Justice Frank Evans Award at State Bar of TX 2011 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")(2011)?
  • Has conducted hundreds of mediations in Spanish.
  • Has successfully helped resolve disputes of people of man


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
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Community
  • Contracts
  • Criminal
  • Cross Cultural
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Employment
  • Family
  • Insurance
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • LGBT
  • Personal Injury
  • Postal Service
  • Restorative (Criminal)
  • Restorative (Juvenile)
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • Special Education
  • Victim - Offender
  • Workplace

Professional Services

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