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Rene Diaz
Rene Diaz

Senior Mediator

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Rene Diaz

Judge Rene Diaz is the Former Judge of the 224th District Ct. San Antonio, Bexar County, TX. A certified mediator since 2002, Judge Diaz ( focuses on mediating complex Personal Injury, Family Law (Divorce, Custody, Support), Real Estate, Consumer, Construction and Employment litigation matters, almost all of the areas he handled on the judiciary.  He has been appointed by various Courts in Texas as Special Master, Umpire and Ad Litem in insurance disputes, international claims, and even election law cases.

Former State District Judge, 224th Judicial District Court, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. Fully Bilingual (Spanish); 30+ years experience handling complex civil litigation matters, including personal injury, products liability, insurance, family law, divorce, child custody, election law, labor and employment, construction, business disputes and real estate litigation.

ADR Experience

Fluent in Spanish, and Mediating thousands of cases over the last thirty years, with extensive experience in personal injury, family law including divorce and child custody, employment law, real estate, consumer law, and commercial, contract and construction disputes.


Evaluative approach due to my extensive 30+ years civil litigation experience in all the levels of Texas state court, the state judiciary and before the federal courts.


University of Virginia, Bachelor of Arts, International Relations & Latin American Studies, 1985;
Regent University, Juris Doctor (Law) & Master of Arts (Public Policy) 1990;
Attorney-Mediator Institute, Dallas Texas, Mediator Certification, 2002.
Collaborative Law Basic and Advanced Training, San Antonio, 2008-09.

Areas Of Practice

  • Accidents
  • ADA
  • Adoption
  • Automotive
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Congregational
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • EEOC
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • Faith Based
  • Family
  • General
  • Health Care
  • HOA
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Marital Mediation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Non Profits
  • Nursing Home
  • Online Civil
  • Online Family/Divorce
  • Online Mediation
  • Online Workplace
  • Organizational
  • Personal Injury
  • Prenuptial
  • Probate
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Public Policy
  • Real Estate
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • Small Claims
  • Transportation
  • Workplace

Additional Services

  • Advanced Mediation Trainer
  • Arbitrator
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Custody Evaluator
  • Facilitator
  • Fact-Finder
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Online Arbitrator
  • Parenting Coordinator
  • Representational Lawyer

Fees and Provisos

My fees are commensurate with the other mediators with 30 + years of legal and judicial experience. Current fees are published on my website:



Professional Associations

  • TAM - Texas Assoc. of Mediators
  • ADRC - ADR Center