Mediator | Arbitrator

Hon. David Farr

Hon. David Farr

Texas Justice Center

4900 Fournace Place, Suite 200
Bellaire, Texas 77401

Tel: 1-888-852-3010



  • Presiding Judge, 312th Family District Court for 9 years (2008/2011-2018)
  • Administrative Judge, Harris County Family Trial Division 2011-2018
  • Associate Judge, 257th Family District Court (2002-2007)
  • Visiting Judge in Harris and surrounding counties
  • Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Family Law (2004) and Child Welfare Law (2020)
  • 2018 Houston Bar Association’s President’s Award for Judicial Leadership
  • 2017 David A. Gibson Award for Professionalism & Excellence in Practice of Family Law
  • 2015 Judicial Excellence Award from Burta Rhoads Raborn Inns of Court
  • Retired Army Judge Advocate Colonel with over 25 years of service in the Texas Army National Guard, including active-duty deployments to Bosnia, Kosovo, Iraq, New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, and Gulf Coast after Hurricane Harvey; Staff Judge Advocate of the 36thInfantry Division Certified Military Judge
  • Previous Adjunct Law Professor, University of Houston Law Center and South Texas College of Law

Practice Areas


  • Graduate, U.S. Army War College (2020 – Masters of Strategic Studies – M.S.S.)
  • Graduate, Thurgood Marshall School of Law (1994 – J.D.)
  • Graduate, Texas A&M University (1991 – B.A. – History)

Memberships, Affiliations & Licenses

  • Certified Mediator, A. A. White Institute, University of Houston
  • Trained Arbitrator, American Bar Association (ABA)

Local Areas Served

  • Houston, TX


  • English