Randall E. Butler


Conflict Resolution Experience

Over 1000 mediations conducted
Advisory Board – The Frank Evans Center for Conflict Resolution
Lecturer, Conflict Management, ROM – Peace Project, Life Center International, Fuzine, Croatia, 2002-present
Adjunct Professor, International Conflict Resolution, International Studies Dept. – University of St. Thomas, Houston, Texas
Created Online Claims Resolution Process - Butler Online Mediation, L.P. -  www.ButlerMediation.com
Speaker, Principles of Conflict Resolution, Peacemaking Mission Trip – Northern Ireland and Rep. Of Ireland, 2000

Conflict Resolution Training & Memberships

Harvard Negotiation Project: Negotiation Workshop, Harvard Law School, 1997
Advanced and Basic Mediator Training: Attorney-Mediators Institute, 1995
Conciliation Training & Advanced Practicum; Institute for Christian Conciliation
Instructor, Conciliation Training Practicum; Institute for Christian Conciliation
“AV”-rated: Martindale-Hubbell
Approved – American Health Lawyers Association ADR Service
American Bar Association – Section of Dispute Resolution

Other Legal Experience

Cook, Butler, Doyle & Bradshaw, LLP (formerly Cook & Butler LLP) 1992-98; Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Litigation: Complex Product Liability and Medical Malpractice Cases
Cook & Wallace, P.C., of Counsel: 1991-92; Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Litigation
Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP, Partner: 1989-91; Associate 1981-89; Medical Malpractice Defense and Health Law
Briefing Attorney, Fourteenth Court of Civil Appeals: 1980-81

Other Professional Experience

Adjunct Professor, University of Houston Law Center, 1993 and 1996
Published articles include South Texas Law Review; Specialty Law Digest: Health Care; Texas Lawyer; and Legal Times
Lectures for numerous organizations including Memorial Hermann Health Care System Management Group; Baylor College of Medicine; Texas Hospital Association; Litigation Section of the State Bar of Texas; Texas Medical Association; University of Houston Health Law Institute; University of Houston Law Center; CLE Dept., South Texas College of Law; Methodist Hospital; and Texas Society of Medical Staff Coordinators.


Bates College of Law, University of Houston: JD with Honors, 1980
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary: Dean’s List, 1976-77
Houston Baptist University: BA with High Honors, 1976

Community Involvement

Elder, Teacher & Volunteer in Youth Ministry, First Presbyterian Church, Houston 1997-Present
Board of Directors, BEAR- BE A Resource for CPS Kids, Harris County Children’s Protective Services, 1998-2000
Board of Directors, River Oaks Baptist School Endowment Fund Inc, 1991-1997
Board of Trustees, Houston Baptist University, 1990-1992


Randall E. Butler
Butler Mediation Services
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