Panelist Profile: Rodriguez, Eduardo R

Eduardo R Rodriguez

Rodriguez, Eduardo R

Brownsville, TX

Attorney; Mediator; Arbitrator

Education

University of Texas at Austin, J.D., 1968; George Washington University, B.A., 1965

Experience

Rodriguez, Colvin, Chaney & Saenz, L.L.P., Senior Partner

Membership & Affiliations

Texas Association Railroad Trial Counsel; State Bar/Task Force on Alternate Plans to Improve Public Access to Lawyers; State Bar/Task Force on Rules Referendum; State Bar/Steering Committee on Bar Dues Referendum; Texas Advisory Council of Legal Services Corp.; State Bar/Lawyers Advertising and Solicitation Committee; State Bar/Criminal Law Section Committee to Study Problems in Criminal Justice; State Bar/Conference Long Range Goals; State Bar/Civil Trial Law Advisory Committee to Texas Legal Board of Legal Specialization; Mexican American Association of Houston; National Association of Defense Lawyers in Criminal Cases; Federal Liaison Committee; Civil Trial Law Advisory Commission; Bar Association of Fifth Federal Circuit; American Judicature Society; Admissions Committee for the United States District Court, Southern District of Texas, Brownsville Division; ABA/Section of Criminal Justice-Juvenile Justice Committee; ABA/Mental Health Committee of Young Lawyers Section; ABA/Committee to Organize Minority Bar Leaders Conference; ABA/Drug & Alcohol Abuse Committee of Criminal Justice Section; Chairman, ABA/Hispanic-American Lawyers Committee of Young Lawyers Section; President, Cameron County Bar Association, 1975; President, Cameron County Bar, 1975, Vice-President 1974-1975, Director 1972-1974, Law Day Chairman 1970-1971; Director, State Bar of Texas, Young Lawyers Association, 1975-1977, Treasurer, 1977-1978; State Bar/Grievance Committee, District 12-B, 1980-1986; Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation, 1984, Advisory Board, 1994; Chairman, State Bar/Liaison with Mexico Legal Profession Committee, 1986; Director, State Bar of Texas, 1987-1990; Executive Committee, State Bar of Texas, 1988-1990; District Director, Texas Association of Defense Counsel, 1988-1991; State Bar/Special Committee on Selection of Course Directors, Planning Committee & Faculty for CLE, 1990; State Bar/Sunset Review Committee, 1990-1991;Chairman, State Bar/Opportunities for Minorities in the Profession, 1990-1991; ABA/Section of Tort and Insurance Practice, 1991; State Bar/Legal Services to the Poor in Civil Matters Committee, 1991; ABA/Standing Committee on Federal Judicial Improvements, 1991; State Bar/Liaison with Mexico Legal Profession, 1991-1994; State Bar/Long Range Planning Committee, 1991-1994; State Bar/ Pattern Jury Charges - Volume I Committee, 1994; Board of Advisors, The University of Texas School of Law, "Hispanic Law Journal," 1992; National Legal Aid & Defender Association, 1992; Endowed Presidential Scholarship Committee of University of Texas School of Law, 1992; CHispanic National Bar Association, 1993; The Texas Center for Legal Ethics and Professionalism, 1993;Chairman, ABA/Standing Committee on Gavel Awards, 1990-1993; International Association of Defense Counsel Advocacy, Practice & Procedure, 1991-1992, General Convention Committee, 1994-1995, Products Liability, 1991-1995, Toxic & Hazardous Substances Litigation, 1991-1995; State Bar/Disaster Response Committee, 1991-1994; ABA/Lawyers Conference Bench & Bar Relations Committee, 1994; Vice-Chair, ABA/Automobile Law Committee, 1991-1995; Board Member, Brownsville Public Library Foundation, Inc., 1992; Executive Committee, The University of Texas Law Alumni Association, 1992-1995; State Bar/College of the State Bar of Texas, 1994; Association for Transportation Law, Logistics and Policy (ATLLP), 1996; ABA/ Nominating Committee, 1996-1997; ABA/Council for Fund for Justice and Education, 1996-2000; Treasurer, State Bar of Texas Litigation Section, 2003-2004; District Director, The University of Texas Law School Association; Director, The Brownsville Museum of Fine Art, 2004-Present; ABA Standing Committee on Bar Activities and Services, 2006; ABA’s Grassroots Action Team, 2006; State Bar of Texas Court Administration Task Force, 2007; Board of Directors, State Bar of Texas, The Law Focused Education Inc., 2007-2009

Honors

While President in 1975 the Cameron County Bar Association Mr. Rodriguez received the Award of Merit as the Outstanding Bar Association in the State in its division.

Rates

To be determined by Conflict Solutions.

Hobbies & Interests

Basketball coach, Boys & Girls Club of Brownsville, Brownsville Musuem of Fine Art

Eduardo Rodriguez 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.