Panelist Profile: Lopez, Jo Chris

Jo Chris Lopez

Lopez, Jo Chris

San Antonio, TX

Attorney; Mediator


Northeastern University School of Law, Boston Massachusetts, J.D. 1982; Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, B.S. 1979


Langley & Banack, Inc., Shareholder (2007-present); Shaddox, Compere, Walraven & Good, P.C., Shareholder (1983 to 2007); Briefing Attorney, Chief Justice Carlos C. Cadena, Fourth Court of Appeals (1982-1983); Board Certified: Family Law (Texas Board of Legal Specialization); Board Certified: Civil Appelate Law (Texas Board of Legal Specialization); Certified Mediator: Attorney-Mediators Institute

Area of Specialization

Board Certified in Family Law and Civil Appelate Law; Proficient in Spanish

Membership & Affiliations

San Antonio Bar Foundation, Chair (2006-2007); San Antonio Bar Association, Board of Directors (2003-Present); State Bar of Texas, Professional Ethics Committee (2004-2005); State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section, Council Member (1994-1998); State Bar of Texas, Family Law Practice Manual, Contributor (1994-1999); State Bar of Texas Grievance Committee - District 10B, Panel Chair (1994-1998); San Antonio Family Lawyers Association, Board of Directors (1995-1999); Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, Board of Directors (1996-1999); Bexar County Women's Bar Association, Vice President (1998); Texas Young Lawyers Association, Director (1990-1992)


Belvah Lockwood Outstanding Young Lawyer Award -Presented by the Bexar County Women's Bar Association, October 1988; Texas Super Lawyers - Texas Monthly Magazine, 2003 and 2004; San Antonio's Best Lawyers (Family Law/ Civil Appellate Law) - Scene in SA Magazine, 2005 and 2006; Best Lawyers in America - 2007 (Family Law)


Arbitrations/Mediations: $2500/full day; $350/hour. Half days are negotiable

Jo Chris Lopez is an experienced panelist for Conflict Solutions of Texas, the state's premier roster of attorney mediators and arbitrators. CS of TX offers a broad range of services to resolve disputes and are designed to be more cost-effective and timely than conventional arbitration offerings.