Former State District Judge of Texas in Family Law and Civil Trial; member state bar of Texas, board certified in Family law, fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow in American College of Civil Trial Arbitrators, chairman of Zimmerman, Axelrad, Meyer, Stern and Wise P.C. (26 member law firm); performed over 3000 mediations; past chair ADR section of State Bar of Texas and Houston Bar Association, board member TX Mediators Credentialing Assoc. 2016 recepient Texas Bar ADR- Frank Evans Award-outstanding contribution to ADR in the state.
My practice consists of ADR--mediation and arbitration, civil litigation and family law as well as a general office practice (non criminal).Past President, International Academy of Mediators
B.S 1964, 1967-J.D.-Univ. of Houston,recipient of l998 Mediator of the Year Award-Texas; 40 hours training, frequent lecturer and trainer of mediation; certificated arbitrator by Amer. Academy of Matrimonial Law; advanced mediator-Texas Association of Mediators
$2300 per party for 8 hours, separate pricing for more then 2 parties (could vary on amount in controversy/complexity of issues)
briefing clerk Hon. Judge Joe Ingraham, Southern Dist. TX; TX Asst. Atty General; general counsel NYSE company, board member/founder/legal counsel national bank
Past Chair of following-- Univ. of Houston: Alumni Assoc., Law Alumni Assoc., Houston Law Review Foundation; Anti Defamation League (southwest region), HBA Family Law Section, board member Harris County Dispute Resolution Center; Univ of Houston Outstanding Alumni Award, Univ of Houston Law Center Dean's Award; Frank Evans Outstanding mediator Award; Gulf Coast Outstanding Professionalism Award; Anti Defamation Jurisprudence Award.