The University of Houston Law Center Faculty

Robert  Hughes
Hughes & Leissner, PLLC

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•University of Texas, BA Communication - 1976
•South Texas College of Law, JD - 1979 - licensed to practice law in Texas and Louisiana
•TMCA Credentialed Distinguished Mediator
•25+ years litigation experience, 50+ trials to verdict
•Assistant Attorney General for Environmental Affairs
•Special Counsel State of Texas - City of Austin Joint Right of Way Acquisition Task Force
•General Counsel to commercial/residential construction companies
•Civil Collaborative Law Training - Dallas, Texas
•Basic Mediation Certificate - A A White Dispute Resolution Center
•Family, Child Welfare, Truancy Mediation Certificates - Harris County DRC
•Transformative Mediation - Joseph Folger
•100+ hours Advanced Mediation Training
•Co-Coordinator Family Mediation Training - A A White Dispute Resolution Center
•Co-Sponsor Child Welfare Mediation Training - El Centro College, Dallas, Texas
•Co-Sponsor Comprehensive Mediation Training - Uvalde, Texas
•Mediation trainer - A A White Dispute Resolution Center
•Mediation seminar presenter - TAM, TAFCC, TDFPS, CASA, Harris County DRC, Houston PD
•Presentations - Texas State Bar College, Institute for Family Preservation
•Member Texas Association Mediators, Association Conflict Resolution - Houston Chapter
•Member Texas Association Family Conciliation Courts, Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable
•Mediated 500+ cases, Party advocate in 200+ mediations
•Co-Founder The Memo Project, Co-Mediator 150+ Child Welfare/Foster Care (CPS) cases