Frederick J. Wagner

Frederick J. Wagner is a Mediator and Attorney at Law who practices in the Houston/Galveston area.  Mr. Wagner has previously worked for firms specializing in civil litigation, and has represented individuals, companies, and carriers in his practice.  His areas of practice included: premises liability (premises defects, security claims, and third party contractor accidents); products liability (design, manufacturing and marketing defects); transportation related claims; and general negligence involving personal injury and wrongful death.  He has also handled toxic tort claims (asbestos, silica and benzene), and bad faith suits concerning storm damage and UIM claims.  Mr. Wagner received his certification as a mediator through the Harris County Dispute Resolution Center, and concentrates his mediation practice on civil disputes, using his years of litigation experience, evaluating liability, damages, potential jury verdicts and settlement values.
Education:
Doctor of Jurisprudence: South Texas College of Law (1992)
Bachelor of Arts (Political Science): University of Texas at Austin (1988)
Mediation Certification: Harris County Dispute Resolution Center
Admissions/Memberships:

State Bar of Texas (1993; Member, litigation & ADR sections)
Houston Bar Association (Member, litigation & ADR sections; 2017-2018 Secretary & 2015-2018 Council Member, ADR section)
Fort Bend County Bar Association (Member)
Member, The College of the State Bar of Texas
Member, The Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas
Texas Association of Mediators
Texas Mediator Credentialing Association
Defense Research Institute
United States District Court for the Northern, Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas, 1994
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1994
Awards & Honors:
2014 & 2015 Recipient of the Houston Bar Foundation's Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Dispute Resolution Center
AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
Credentialed Advanced Mediator, Texas Mediator Credentialing Association
Dean's Honor List, South Texas College of Law (Summer, 1990; Fall, 1992)

Community Involvement:
Volunteer Mediator for Harris County Dispute Resolution Center, Litigation and Community-Based Programs
Volunteer Panelist/Speaker, 2015-16 Mediation Certification Class of the Harris County Dispute Resolution Center
Volunteer Trainer, 2014, 2016-17 Mediation Certification Class of the Harris County Dispute Resolution Center
Guest speaker, Fall, 2015, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Mediation Practice

Guest speaker, Summer, 2016, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Basic Mediation Training
Volunteer Judge for South Texas College of Law and Houston Baptist University Mock Trial Competitions
Volunteer/Rider for The American Diabetes Association's annual Tour De Cure Ride
Volunteer for Houston Bar Association Habitat for Humanity Program

Current President, and Member, of the Texas Triumph Register