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H Karen F. Meisel
Meisel Mediation & Law

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5701 W Slaughter Lane
Austin, TX 78749


Description of Practice

Offering a wide range of statewide mediation services. Areas of special interest include family, child custody, divorce, elder care, employee grievances, and general civil litigation settlements.

Professional Background

Karen has practiced law for 14 years in the areas of government and administrative law, criminal law, and employment law. She is a seasoned negotiator and specializes at resolving matters while managing conflict.


40 Hour Basic Mediation Course, Center for Public Policy and Dispute Resolution, University of Texas School of Law, Austin, TX (2014); Family Law Mediation Course, Dispute Resolution Center, Austin, TX (2017) 20 Hour Elder Mediation Course, Manuosso Mediation, Houston, TX (2017)


Bachelor of Arts (Management) from Texas Lutheran University (Dec 1998) Juris Doctorate from University of Texas School of Law (May 2002)


Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
May 2014    K Kovach    40 Hour Basic Mediation
Apr 2017    B Manuosso    20 Hour Elder Mediation
Jul 2017    R & L Otey    30 Hour Family Mediation


Dispute Resolution only works if the parties are committed to a favorable outcome and the mediator truly participates as an objective neutral party. It is a considerable cost savings to all parties, and it avoids the emotional toll that protracted litigation takes on the parties.

Areas of Practice

  • ADA
  • Adoption
  • Adult Family
  • Automotive
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Bullying
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Contracts
  • Criminal
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Elder
  • Employment
  • Entertainment
  • Family
  • General
  • Government
  • Health Care
  • Labor - Management
  • Land Use
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Marital Mediation
  • Online Mediation
  • Organizational
  • Pet Mediation
  • Public Policy
  • Real Estate
  • School/Education
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • Special Education
  • Workers Comp
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Representational Lawyer

References available upon request.

This dispute resolution professional keeps liability insurance.