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History of Mediations

The concept of mediation was believed to be developed in ancient Greece to solve disputes through diplomacy rather than the sword. The Greek term for “mediate” or “mediator” is used six times in the bible. In 1 Timothy 2:5, it states: “For there is one God and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.”  Since 1 Timothy was written in 63 A.D., the concept of mediation has been around at least 2,000 years based on writings in the Bible.

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In 1987, Texas passed a statute that created mediation (See Chapter 154 of the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code) as well as other forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).  Most of the essential provisions in the ADR statute have remained virtually unchanged. From that moment on, we have conducted our mediation processes in accordance with this statute.

 

Additionally, when mediating a case that is pending in federal court, we abide by the Court- Annexed Mediation Plan of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas (as amended November 19, 2007).  

 

 

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If you're unsure if we can offer you mediation services, all you have to do is call. We'll listen to the details of your circumstances and walk you through all your options as well as the fees. Any questions you have, our friendly staff can answer them!

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