Darcy Thompson

Thompson Mediations, LLC

Pearland, Texas 77047

832-969-0750


ADR, Civil, Collection, Community Property, Conflict, Contract, Debt, Education, Employment, HOA, Landlord/Tenant, Real Estate, Workplace


Darcy Thompson is a trained, professional mediator with experience resolving disputes with various parties.  Darcy has strong meeting facilitation techniques and effective communication skills.  Her calming voice and personality help parties focus on resolving their problems using a cooperative approach in a confidential setting.

Darcy has a master’s degree in education and almost thirty years of experience in the public school setting where she has often facilitated difficult meetings.  Darcy has received good feedback from parties on both sides of the issue for being able to facilitate communication and implementing effective problem-solving strategies to resolve critical issues, with sincerity and compassion.  Participants have expressed appreciation of Darcy’s ability to listen and pinpoint key factors in order to reach a solution that addresses all of the critical elements.


Choose Darcy to be your alternate dispute resolution mediator.  Depend on her to give your case her caring attention and strive to settle your dispute without the unnecessary burden of a costly lawsuit.

Reasons to choose Darcy Thompson as your mediator include that she has:

1. Completed basic and advanced mediator training.

2. Completed annual training in the area of alternate dispute resolution (ADR) mediation and ethics.

3. Attained the status of credentialed advanced mediator in the state of Texas.

4. Mediated more than 150 civil litigation cases in the Harris County Justice of the Peace courts on behalf of the Dispute Resolution Center, Harris County.

5. Assisted with the mediation basic 40-hour training for both attorney and non-attorney candidates in 2014 and 2015.

6. Several newly trained mediators who have requested to observe her mediation sessions or to co-mediate with her.

7. Been appointed as a current a board member (Non-Attorney Representative) for the Houston Bar Association ADR Committee: Harris County DRC (Dispute Resolution Center).

8. Worked in the area of special education for nearly thirty years conducting and facilitating ARD/IEP meetings and Section 504 meetings for children with disabilities.

9. Facilitated consensus ARD/IEP and Section 504 meetings involving school staff, parents, advocates and/or attorneys.

10. Attended annual professional development in the area of special education law, rules and regulations since 1987.

11. Received consistent feedback as a great listener and patient mediator who is highly skilled and well-qualified to facilitate settlement agreements.

Mediation Skills

Organized

Confidential 

Focused problem-solving techniques

Good meeting facilitation skills

Utilizes Excel database

Effective communication skills

Education/Credentials

SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY – HUNTSVILLE, TX  •Master of Education, Special Education - Educational Diagnostician, 08/1987

A.A. WHITE DISPUTE RESOLUTION CENTER – HOUSTON, TX  •Alternate Dispute Resolution Mediation –Mediation Basic 40-Hour Training, 06/2011

A.A. WHITE DISPUTE RESOLUTION CENTER – HOUSTON, TX  •Advanced Mediation Training – Mediation Settlement Agreements, 12/2011

HUGHES & LEISSNER PLLC – HOUSTON, TX  •Advanced Mediation Training – Best Practices in Family Mediation 2012, 01/2012

MANOUSSO MEDIATION TRAINING & ALTERNATE DISPUTE RESOLUTION SERVICES – HOUSTON, TX  •Advanced Mediation Training – Parenting Coordinator and Facilitator Training, 10/2013

TEXAS MEDIATOR CREDENTIALING ASSOCIATION – AUSTIN, TX  •Credentialed Advanced Mediator, 01/2015

Professional Organizations

TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF MEDIATORS (TAM)

TEXAS MEDIATOR CREDENTIALING ASSOCIATION (TMCA)  •Member – Credentialed Advanced

ASSOCIATION FOR CONFLICT RESOLUTION - HOUSTON (ACRH)

TEXAS EDUCATIONAL DIAGNOSTICIANS’ ASSOCIATION (TEDA)  •President-Elect

HOUSTON-METROPOLITAN (HOU-MET) CHAPTER OF TEDA  •Chapter Outreach/Website

PO Box 40219

Houston, TX. 77240

Phone: 832-969-0750

Email:  [email protected]