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The program fulfills the Texas statutory education requirements. The course complies with the mediation training requirements promulgated by the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable, as well as the requirements of the Texas ADR Act and the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association. Additionally, it provides 40 hours of MCLE credit and 6 hours of ethics.

The target audience for this training is anyone from any profession with the prerequisites who wish to practice mediation. The particular emphasis of the program is developing mediation skills to develop mastery in litigation and non-litigation cases. The training is designed to be attended in its entirety. The program is hand-on, fast paced and interactive.

Offered twice a year, spring and fall, the fee for the training is $1,285.00. Payment is due at the time of registration. Payment may be made by credit card or check. Please make checks payable to U of H Law Foundation and mail to

University of Houston Law Center
4170 Martin Luther King Blvd., Suite 251
Houston, Tx. 77204-6060
Attn: Judy Clark

Course Directors:  Tracy Leissner and Robert Hughes

MCLE:  40 hours Participatory and 6 hours Ethics

CEU:  available upon request

Weekend Classes:  Friday - Sunday (10:00 AM - 6:00 PM each day, each weekend. Times listed are CST.)

Fee:  $1,285.00 ($1295.00 if paid by credit card)

COURSE LOCATION: Until further notice, this course will be held virtually. For more information, call the A. A. White Dispute Resolution Center at 713-743-2065.


Training Schedule


40 hours of CLE credit includes 6 hours of ethics. REGISTRATION FEE $1,285

2024 Spring February 2-4 & 9-11, 2024

The 2024 Spring training is now full and we will place new registrations on a waiting list and will be notified if we have cancellations!

2024 September 13-15 & 20-22


(Note: Registration deadline for each training is the Tuesday
preceding the training's Friday start date)

Participants are only allowed 2 transfers for this training


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University of Houston Law Center

4170 Martin Luther King Blvd
Houston, TX 77204-6060

713-743-2100 General
713-743-2094 Legal Clinics