Panelist Profile: Stansbury, Thomas O.

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Stansbury, Thomas O.

Houston, TX

Arbitrator and Mediator


University of Texas at Austin B.A. 1965
South Texas College of Law J.D. 1970


Houston Legal Foundation, 1970-1972
Private Practice, 1972-1980
Associate Judge, 247th District Court 1980-1982
Judge, 328th District Court, 1982-2002
Local Administrative Judge, 1990-2002
Senior District Judge; Arbitrator; Mediator; Consultant 1/1/2003-present

Area of Specialization

Mediation Training:
Association of Attorney Mediators
Comprehensive Human Systems Mediation
Resolution Forum, Inc.

Membership & Affiliations

State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section, Chair, Legislative Committee 2001-2006
State Bar of Texas, ADR Section
Texas Bar Foundation
Texas Family Law Foundation- life member, Legislative Lobbyist 2001-2006
College of the State Bar of Texas
Texas Academy of Family Law Specialist
Burta Rhoads Raborn Family Law Inn of Court Counselor
Fort Bend County Bar Association
Houston Bar Association, Family Section, ADR Section
Judicial Section, State Bar of Texas, Board of Directors 2002-2006
Texas CASA, Board of Directors 2003-2007


Arbitration Rates: $250 per hour per party, with a four-hour minimum
Mediation Rates: $700 per party for half-day (four hours); $1400 per party for full day (eight hours); $200 per party thereafter

Thomas Stansbury 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.