Member Profile: Jeffry S. Abrams

Jeffry S. Abrams
3203 Mercer Street, Suite 200
Houston, TX 77027
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Tel: (713) 522-4733
Fax: (713) 877-8587

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Jeffry S. Abrams has substantive case experience in the following areas...

ADA Disability
Arts (Fine, Performing)
Banking & Finance
Civil Rights
Community Associations
Consumer Fraud
Contract Disputes
Cross Cultural
Debt Collections
Eminent Domain
Energy Sector (Oil, Gas)
Entertainment Sector
Family Businesses
Legal Malpractice
Lemon Law
Libel & Slander
Medical Malpractice
Non-profit Organizations
Personal Injury
Premises Liability
Product Liability
Professional Fees
Professional Liability
Professional Malpractice
Professional Negligence
Real Estate
Title Disputes
Trusts / Estates
Wrongful Death



Jeffry S. Abrams, Attorney-Mediator has been practicing law in the fields of commercial litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution since 1983. His focus has been on Alternative Dispute Resolution since 1989. He currently has a full time ADR practice with an emphasis on mediation. He has conducted over 3700 mediations of almost every conceivable variety including, but not limited to commercial, construction, personal injury, employment, international, Title VII, ERISA, sexual harassment, discrimination, ADA, products liability, medical and professional malpractice, toxic tort, condemnation, oil and gas, maritime, real estate, probate, arts and entertainment and almost every other type of case, involving people and companies from many different countries around the world. Mr. Abrams was also trained as an arbitrator by the American Arbitration Association and has conducted a number of arbitrations as a sole arbitrator, party-appointed arbitrator and member of arbitral tribunals. He is one of the most well established and respected mediators in the Houston, Texas area, consistently obtaining business from both sides of the bar. He is available for mediation and ADR consultation.

Mr. Abrams has been very involved in the ADR community, previously holding the positions of President of the Association of Attorney-Mediators (AAM), national organization, President of the Houston Chapter of AAM, Chair of the Houston Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Section and on the Board of Directors for the Harris County Dispute Resolution Center, and as a member of the Mediation and Conflict Prevention Commision of The Union Internationale des Avocat and of the World Forum of Mediation Centers.


  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas, 1982 - J.D.
  • LL.M. International Law, University of Houston Law Center, 2010
  • Honors: American Jurisprudence Award for Academic Excellence
  • Honors: Law Review: Associate Editor, University of Houston Law Review, 1981-1982
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 1978,
    • B.S., Business Administration
    • Honors: With High Honors
    • Major: Economics
    • Hundreds of hours of mediation training since 1988

    Memberships & Affiliations

    • Houston Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, 1997 - 1998 - Chair
    • Association of Attorney-Mediators, National Organization, 2003 - 2004 - President
    • Association of Attorney-Mediators, Houston Chapter, 1999 - 2000 - President
    • Harris County Dispute Resolution Center, 1991 - 1995 - Member, Board of Directors
    • Institute for Transnational Arbitration, 1999 - 2000 - Advisory Board Member
    • Texas Mexico Bar Association, 1995 - 2010
    • Texas Bar Association, International Law Section
    • Texas Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
    • Union Internationale des Avocats, Paris, France, Commission on Mediation and Conflict Prevention
    • Houston Galveston Institute - Board of Directors
    • Cultural Arts Council of Houston/Harris County, Texas -Board of Directors (former)
    • Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts - Member, Board of Directors
    • Houston Blues Society - Member, Board of Directors (former)
    • CEDR, Center for Effective Dispute Resolution, London, England-Accredited Mediator 2002


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    Jeffry S. Abrams is a member of our TX chapter, The Texas Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, the state's premier roster of attorney mediators and arbitrators. The TADN profile includes more specific local information, such as counties and regions served, and can be visited directly at


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