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Best Arbitrators & Mediators in Houston
2021

Why These Arbitrators & Mediators?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Houston Arbitrators & Mediators on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Bankston & Associates

Bankston & Associates has been an arbitration and mediation office in Houston since 1977. The founding attorney is a Board Certified Attorney and Distinguished Credentialed Mediator with almost 20 years of mediation experience and also handles arbitration, early case evaluation, negotiation consulting, complex case management, special master and ad litem work, and some trial work. The practice has handled cases in a wide range of areas and has been recognized by Super Lawyers and the Multi-Million Dollars Advocates Forum.

Houston, TX 77004

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Burton Law Firm

The Burton Law Firm has been serving Houston clients with mediation counsel for almost 10 years. The group advises on all family law matters as well as divorce mediation and also practices criminal defense, personal injury and wrongful death, and probate and estate planning. The office is an Accredited Business with the Better Business Bureau, and the owner served as general counsel for the national non-profit Justice For Children.

Houston, TX 77021

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Fran Brochstein, LLC

Fran Brochstein, LLC brings over 25 years of legal experience to Houston mediation clients. The office handles uncontested family law cases and promotes mediation as a way to save money and resolve issues quickly, especially when children are involved. The attorney is a member of the Association for Conflict Resolution, Houston Chapter and is a Credentialed Distinguished Mediator with the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association. She also was named one of Houston’s Top Lawyers/Mediators by H–Texas Magazine.

Houston, TX 77054

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Grossman Law Firm, P.C.

Grossman Law Firm, P.C. has almost 40 years of experience in mediation in the Humble area. The personal injury and wrongful death practice handles a wide range of cases from daycare injuries to oil rig explosions, and the founder is a certified mediator by the University of Houston Law Center Blakely Advocacy Institute. The office seeks to negotiate settlements on behalf of clients without a lengthy and expensive court battle and has been rated a Top Lawyer by H-Texas Magazine.

Humble, TX 77338

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MehaffyWeber, P.C.

MehaffyWeber, P.C. has been serving the Houston area with mediation and arbitration counsel since 1946. The full-service legal office focuses on litigation but also offers superb mediation, with one top attorney having successfully mediated over 3,800 cases, as well as arbitration and other alternative dispute resolutions. The group works via the American Arbitration Association and has extensive experience with drafting and enforcing formal dispute resolution provisions in contracts as well. MehaffyWeber is rated AV Preeminent and has been named to Super Lawyers.

Houston, TX 77002

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Robert Reid McInvale Attorney at Law

Robert Reid McInvale Attorney at Law is a Houston mediation legal practice. The firm exclusively handles marital and family law issues, including child protective services and restraining orders, and promotes using mediation programs to spare families the expense and stress of lengthy court battles. The founding partner is rated AV Preeminent and is known for his community involvement on policy issues regarding the welfare of children.

Houston, TX 77084

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Schnurr Law Firm, PLLC

Elyssa M. Schnurr brings 23 years of mediation experience to the Houston community. The group facilitates communication and negotiation via the process of mediation for divorcing couples, life partners, estate/trust beneficiaries, employers/employees, landlords/tenants, businesses/vendors, business partners, ex-spouses, and neighboring individuals. The founding partner is also certified in Collaborative Law and worked for 20 years as a licensed realtor as well as in management at insurance companies and a trust company.

Houston, TX 77008

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Smyser Kaplan & Veselka, L.L.P.

Smyser Kaplan & Veselka, L.L.P. is a Houston arbitration firm. The group features a team of top attorneys with decades of experience representing plaintiffs and defendants in multimillion as well as multibillion dollar cases and handles arbitrations, trials, investigations, and appeals for commercial disputes, white collar cases, intellectual property, healthcare, energy, and securities. One of the founding partners is a member of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration, and the firm has been recognized as a Litigation Star by Benchmark Appellate and by Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers.

Houston, TX 77002

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Susan S. Soussan

Susan S. Soussan has been handling arbitration and mediation in Houston since 1990. The former Texas District Judge and commercial litigator has mediated over 6,500 cases and arbitrated over 250 cases in the such fields as contract disputes, energy disputes, power plant contract disputes healthcare, intellectual property, class actions, and FLSA collective and class actions. The founder is Credentialed Distinguished with the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association, a Distinguished Fellow of the International Academy of Mediators, and a member of the American Arbitration Association.

Houston, TX 77056

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Watt Thompson & Henneman LLP

Watt Thompson & Henneman LLP has been a Houston mediation and arbitration firm since 2001. The team brings over 80 years of combined experience to complex litigation matters concerning oil and gas, business law, tort litigation, and financial services law, and provides arbitration and mediation services for several financial institutions and other entities facing Financial Industry Regulatory Association inquiries, employee arbitration matters, and oil & gas and real estate disputes. The office is rated AV Preeminent and has been recognized by Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers.

Houston, TX 77002

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