Your Mediator

Professional Background


Wendi Dodson has more than 25 years of professional experience in such fields as 

property and facilities management, disaster restoration, and contracts management.  Wendi has worked as a paralegal in the areas of personal injury, family law, and corporate compliance. 

Prior to pursuing a legal career,  she owned BIONIC Emergency Services L.L.C. with her husband. She continues to serve as Vice President for BIONIC, one of Houston's largest independently owned and operated water and fire damage restoration companies.  

Education & Credentials


B.S. American Jurisprudence

University of Houston

May 1993

Harvard Law School

Program on Negotiation

Mediating Disputes  

June 2019

Advanced Family Mediation

December 2019

Juris Doctor

 Thurgood Marshall School of Law

May 2020


*Wendi is NOT an attorney and 

is NOT licensed to practice law in Texas                                                                

Memberships & Affiliations


Texas State Bar

Law Student Member

American Bar Association

Law Student Member

Houston Young Lawyer’s Association

Law Student Member

Insurance Appraisal & Umpire Association

Associate Member

Texas Association of Mediators

Associate Member

About Wendi


Wendi has been happily re-married for 18 years, and has two adult daughters.  She has been mediating disputes since 1993, and has participated in mediation as both a mediator as well as a party.

Wendi understands what it’s like to be on both sides of the mediation table and what it means to be a litigant in a lawsuit. Let her understanding of the processes involved in resolving disputes assist you in reaching an amicable settlement. 


Greater Houston Area Mediators
*list updated 2/20/2020

To Add or Supplement your information, 

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Traci L. Ahart
Hell on Heels Mediation

Diane Clark
*Family Law
*Harris / Galveston Counties

Sheri Y. Dean

Gina Gilstrap

Myrna Gregory
* Bilingual

Lori M. Kern

Elena Hilachian Kritzer
*Family Law
** 2 locations, East Harris County & Kingwood

Stacey Draper Lafitte

Jane Mceldowney

Omon Imobioh

Rocky LeeAnn Pilgrim
*Family Law

Brian Tagtmeier
*Civil Mediation / Arbitration

Amir Tavakkoli

Sherry D. Trainer Tavel

Amelia Rodriguez
*Family Law


Florita Ray-Welsh

Arthur White

Brian D. Williams

NOW BOOKING FOR AUGUST 2020 Mediation Services

Half-Day Mediation


 A mediator facilitates communication between opposing sides of a dispute and is committed to assisting the parties in creating workable solutions. 


Half-Day Mediation (4 Hours):

$250.00 per party civil

$300 per party Family Mediation

Full-Day Mediation


Mediation sessions are confidential. A mediator is a qualified neutral third-party who assists private negotiations and has no stake in the outcome.


Full-Day Mediation (8 Hours):

$500 per party civil

$600 per party Family Mediation

Overtime & Hourly Mediation


Negotiations can sometimes run over. Wendi is committed to helping you finalize an agreement. Ask Wendi about available overtime and hourly rates.


*as needed basis, per party

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