Professional Details

Dr. Diana Pino
Practitioner MediatorPractitioner Mediator

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134 Vintage Park Blvd. #201
Houston, TX 77070
Fax: 713-766-6894


Description of Practice

Dr. Diana Pino is an experienced, credentialed mediator and licensed professional counselor. She currently serves on the board of the Dispute Resolution Center of Montgomery County as well as the Association for Conflict Resolution – Houston Chapter. Dr. Pino has experience mediating cases involving employment, small business, civil, family, divorce, parenting, and elder care disputes. She also provides ombudsman, conflict coaching, consulting, and training services.

Professional Background

Dr. Diana Pino is the President & CEO of Capstone HigherEd Services. She is a professional coach, mediator, and ombudsman and has a vast amount of experience resolving conflicts and improving communication. Mediation training includes basic, advanced (Family, Divorce, Child Custody) and elder & adult mediation. She is a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in the state of Texas and is credentialed as a distance counselor (DCC). Prior to her role at Capstone, Dr. Pino served in executive leadership roles as dean of students at Lone Star College and vice chancellor of student services at Houston Community College. She has managed a team of over 100 full-time employees and a $7 million budget. She has also taught psychology as an adjunct professor. Dr. Pino is very involved in the community and volunteers as a mediator with the Dispute Resolution Center of Montgomery County and an ombudsman for the Texas Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program. She has also served as a volunteer mediator with the Better Business Bureau. In addition, she serves as the chair of the education committee for the Greater Houston Women's Chamber of Commerce and is on the board of the Houston Hispanic Forum. She is also a member of the American Leadership Forum – Houston Chapter.


University of Texas at Austin - Ph.D. in Educational Administration, University of Texas at Austin - B.A. in Psychology, Our Lady of the Lake University - M.S. in Counseling Psychology


Mediation fees are generally $150 per hour per party with a 3 hour minimum. Professional coaching is $150 per 50 minute session. Please visit for more pricing information on mediation, professional coaching, & ombudsman services.

Areas of Practice

  • ADA
  • Adult Family
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Community
  • Congregational
  • Construction
  • Cross Cultural
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Elder
  • Employment
  • Family
  • General
  • Government
  • Health Care
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Marital Mediation
  • Nursing Home
  • Online Mediation
  • Organizational
  • Parent-Teen
  • Pet Mediation
  • Real Estate
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • Special Education
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Counselor
  • Staff Developer
  • Ombud
  • Conflict Coach
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator