Academy Member Inducted 2023

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Ron Bankston, Mediator, Houston, Texas.

Ron Bankston

Caroline Center for Dispute Resolution
4305 Yoakum Blvd
Houston, TX 77006
Tel: (713) 808-9250
Fax: (713) 800-7425
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Recognized to Texas Chapter for Mediation
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  • Practice Commenced 
  • # of MEDS (as of 22/5/24)1000
  • # of ARBS (as of 22/5/24) 
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


Ron Bankston is a Board Certified Attorney and Distinguished Credentialed Mediator with more than 30 years of first chair trial experience and 20 years of experience as a mediator. He has worked for and managed large and small law firms, and has represented plaintiffs and defendants, individuals, families, small businesses, corporations and governmental entities.

Ron has served as trial counsel and as mediator in almost every area of civil litigation, including personal injury, wrongful death, 42 U.S.C. § 1983 actions, Title IX, commercial litigation, real estate, employment, insurance, product liability, construction, appellate, probate and professional liability.

Case Experience

  • Commercial/Business
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Insurance
  • Personal Injury
  • Police
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Torts
  • Transportation
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Death


  • University of Houston Law Center – JD 1977
  • University of Houston – BA 1974
  • Harvard School of Public Health, Office of Continuing Education – Health Effects of Asbestos: Pulmonary Anatomy & Physiology, X-Ray Interpretation and Epidemiology of Mesothelioma, Lung Cancer and Other Malignancies: 1986
  • Attorney-Mediators Institute, Houston, Texas
  • Basic Mediator Training, January 1996
  • Skills Based Mediation Seminar, October 1997

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Admitted, State Bar of Texas and Supreme Court of Texas, 1977
  • Admitted, U.S. District Courts for Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, U.S. Court of Claims
  • Sustaining Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Sustaining Life Fellow, Houston Bar Foundation
  • Elected to American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA),  2007
  • Member of Association for Conflict Resolution
  • HBA Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee
  • University of Houston Honors College Advisory Board
  • University of Houston Speech and Debate Society Hall of Fame

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