Over 4,000 mediations since March 1995. Over 22,000 hours in actual mediations/arbitrations.

Our success is measured in helping settle your case at mediation, or any time thereafter. Our job isn’t finished until your case is resolved.

ADVANCED CERTIFIED MEDIATOR

About Attorney Mediator Bill Bonham

Experienced ● Mature ● Compassionate ● Forthright ● Efficient ● Economical

Houston Attorney Mediator Bill Bonham offers years of specialized experience in Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) and has one of the highest success rates in Houston, Texas when it comes to achieving mediation settlements on the day of mediation. Bill Bonham has over 40 years of litigation experience and over 19 years of exclusive mediation experience in a variety of areas including mediation in ADMIRALTY, AVIATION, TOXIC WASTE, REFINERIES, BREAST IMPLANT, ASBESTOS COMMERCIAL BUSINESS, COMPLEX TORT, CONSTRUCTION, DTPA, FELA, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, JONES ACT, LABOR & EMPLOYMENT, MEDICAL MALPRACTICE, OIL & GAS, PATENTS, PERSONAL INJURY, PROBATE, PROFESSIONAL MALPRACTICE, REAL ESTATE, TAX, WRONGFUL DEATH.

Bill Bonham is experienced in Federal, State, and County case mediations.

Candid opinions of Bill Bonham’s services are available from thousands of area attorneys, corporate clients, individual clients, in-house counselors, and insurance adjustors. Please contact Peggy Wallace for further information via email or at 713-805-1390.

Bill Bonham is most often chosen by agreement of the parties, but also serves by Judicial appointment.

Experience growing up in rural Navasota, Texas, moving to Houston to attend Lamar High School, attending UT Austin undergrad and law school, a former Army Captain, Bellaire police officer, business entrepreneur, over 60 years as an attorney, founder and managing partner of over a 100 person law firm, professional tennis player, and father of four daughters, has provided Bill a unique and broad range of skills helpful in relating to all types of people and all types of disputes.

Bill Bonham

Advanced Certified Mediator in Houston, Texas with over 19 years of exclusive ADR experience, certified by the Association of Attorney-Mediators, and an Appellate Court Mediator.

Mediation Training

  • Attorneys Institute Basic Training Course
  • Family Law Mediator's Training for Attorneys Only
  • Advanced Mediation Training for Attorneys Only
  • Arbitration for Attorneys Only
  • Monthly ADR Seminars

Mediations

Over 4,000 mediations since March 1995.

Mediation Hours

Over 22,000 hours in actual mediations/arbitrations.

Success Rate

Settlement success rate approximately 89% on day of mediation and 95% with ongoing post-mediation negotiations. Our success is measured in helping settle your case at mediation, or any time thereafter. Our job isn’t finished until your case is resolved.

Legal Experience

Over 40 years in civil suit pre-trial settlements and trials in state, county, and federal courts. Seventeen years EXCLUSIVE PRACTICE in mediation and arbitration with city wide, statewide and out-of-state attorneys, involving a variety of civil cases with emphasis on complex tort and commercial litigation.

Litigation and Mediation Experience

  • ADMIRALTY
  • AVIATION
  • TOXIC WASTE
  • REFINERIES
  • BREAST IMPLANT
  • ASBESTOS
  • COMMERCIAL BUSINESS
  • COMPLEX TORT
  • CONSTRUCTION
  • DTPA
  • FELA
  • INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
  • JONES ACT
  • LABOR & EMPLOYMENT
  • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE
  • OIL & GAS
  • PATENTS
  • PERSONAL INJURY
  • PROBATE
  • PROFESSIONAL MALPRACTICE
  • REAL ESTATE
  • TAX
  • WRONGFUL DEATH

Eduation

University of Texas School of Law (LL. B., J.D., 1954), University of Texas (B.A. 1952).

Employment History

  • Wm. D. Bonham & Associates, Houston, Texas, 1998-present
  • Bonham & Carrington, Houston, Texas, 1995-1997
  • Bonham, Carrington & Floyd, Houston, Texas, 1994-1995
  • Bonham, Carrington & Fox, Houston, Texas, 1968-1993
  • Bonham & DeShazor, Houston, Texas, 1964-1967
  • Law Offices of Fred Parks, Houston, Texas, 1961-1963
  • Law Offices of W. D. Bonham, Houston, Texas, 1957-1960
  • Turner & Seaberry, Eastland, Texas, 1956

License, Bar Associations, and Appointments

  • State Bar of Texas, 1954
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 1961
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1962
  • Houston and American Bar Associations
  • Association of Attorney-Mediators
  • State Bar of Texas (various committees) 1964-present
  • Legal Instructor Provost Marshall General School, Ft. Gordon, Georgia
  • Fellow: Houston Bar Foundation; Texas Bar Foundation; Martindale-Hubble Rating: av
  • Board of Regents: College of Biblical Studies
  • Past Secretary Houston Chapter Association of Attorney Mediators