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Henry J. Blum

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Location:
Houston, Texas
Phone:
713-522-3395
Email:

LICENSED ATTORNEY:
Licensed for over 24 years including 12 years in private litigation practice. Representing plaintiffs and defendants in civil cases involving contracts, fraud, partnership, construction, energy, and consumer rights, and over 12 years of mediation experience.
AV Rating in Martindale-Hubbell
Practiced law at the law firms of Fulbright & Jaworski, Dow Cogburn & Friedman, and Mendel & Blum, P.C. before opening the mediation practice of Henry J. Blum, Attorney/Mediator, P.C. in August 2000.
Served from August 1988-August 1989 as a law clerk to the Honorable Harold A. Baker, United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois.

MEDIATION EXPERIENCE AND ACTIVITIES:
Conducted over 3,739 civil mediations including but not limited to commercial transactions, personal injury, malicious prosecution, contract, corporate, lease, energy, legal malpractice, property tax, employment, medical malpractice, legal malpractice, products liability, landlord/tenant, real property, consumer, toxic tort, appellate, construction, and building foundation issues.
Qualified to mediate disputes under the Texas Alternative Dispute Resolution Procedures Act.
Qualified ADR provider under the Local Rules of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas.
Speaker: 
Houston Bar Association June 2012 Mediation Perspectives
Advanced Civil Litigation, University of Houston Law Foundation-May 12, 2006 (Houston)
Ethical Consideration and Malpractice Prevention-May 19, 2006 (Dallas)
6th Annual Institute for Responsible Dispute Resolution-Cutting Edge Issues and Tools in ADR, October 28, 2005
Houston Metropolitan Paralegal Association-Advocacy in Mediation August 2005
South Texas College of Law-Advanced Attorney Mediator Training-Mediation Ethics August 2005
Lorman Education Services-Mediating The Legal Malpractice Case, May 2004
Association of Attorney Mediators-Mediator Ethics, Austin 2004
Houston Bar Association Ethics in Mediation, August 2003
Texas Association of Mediators, Helping Attorneys See Beyond the Case: Return to Objectivity, February 2000
Welch Middle School, Peer Mediation, January 2000
Matagorda Bar Association, Mediation Advocacy, August 1998

MEDIATION TRAINING:
Association of Attorney-Mediators, Austin, Texas, Advanced Mediator Training, November 2004
Association of Attorney-Mediators, Houston, Texas, Advanced Mediator Training, April 2003
Association of Attorney-Mediators, Oklahoma City, Ok. Advanced Mediator Training, October 2002
HBA Appellate and Dispute Resolution Sections, Houston, Texas, Appellate Mediation, November 2000
Texas Association of Mediators, Houston, Texas, Advanced Mediator Seminar, February 2000
Association of Attorney-Mediators, Houston, Texas, Advanced Mediator Training, September 1999
South Texas Center for Legal Responsibility, Houston, Texas, Peer Mediation, September 1999
Attorney-Mediators Institute, Houston, Texas, Basic Mediator Training (Audit), July 1997
Dispute Resolution Consultants International, Houston, Texas, Mediating EEOC Charges, May 1997
Attorney-Mediators Institute, Houston, Texas, Advanced Mediator Training, November 1996
Attorney-Mediators Institute, Houston, Texas, Basic Mediator Training, July 1996

EDUCATION:

  • Columbia Law School, New York, New York
    • J.D. - May, 1988
    • Note: Published The Extraterritorial Application of Section VII of the Endangered Species Act
    • Law Journal: Columbia Journal of Environmental Law, Head Notes Editor
  • The University of Texas, Austin, Texas
    • B.A. - 1985
    • Honors: With High Honors

Areas of Practice

  • Mediation

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Houston Bar Association ADR Section, Past Chair, 2002 - 2003
  • Houston Bar Association ADR Section, Chair, 2001 - 2002
  • National Association of Attorney Mediators, Director
  • Houston Bar Association ADR Section, Chair Elect, 2000 - 2001
  • Houston Bar Association ADR Section, Council Member, 2000 - 2001
  • Association of Attorney - Mediators, Director, 2000 - 2003
  • Houston Chapter Association of Attorney-Mediators, Director
  • Houston Bar Association ADR Section, Treasurer, 1999 - 2000
  • Texas Bar Association ADR Section, Member
  • Houston Bar Association ADR Section, Member
  • American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section, Member
  • Association of Attorney-Mediators, Member
  • Houston Chapter Association of Attorney-Mediators, Member
  • Texas Association of Mediators, Member

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Phi Kappa Phi

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Blum Mediations
2211 Norfolk Street, Suite 620
Houston, TX 77098
Phone: 713-522-3395
Fax: 713-522-3396
henry@blum-mediations.com
linda@blum-mediations.com

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