Mediator's Profile


Stanley Santire

Business Name: Santire Law Firm, PLLC

Stanley Santire is founder and managing member of the Santire Law Firm, PLLC, based in Houston, Texas. For more than three decades he has counseled and represented clients in labor and employment matters, civil rights, construction, and business transactions. He is experienced in mediation, arbitration, trial and appellate work.

Following service as a naval officer, he graduated from the University of Texas School of Law followed by postdoctoral work at Columbia Law School in New York and The Hague Academy of International Law in The Netherlands. A former Chief Legal Counsel for Lockheed Aircraft International, A.G. and International Counsel for Lockheed Corporation.

Stanley is a credentialed mediator and draws on over four decades helping attorneys and their clients navigate to resolution in construction, employment, and business disputes. In addition to his work as a mediator, he is currently Chair of the Houston Bar Association ADR Council.


  • University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1972
  • University of Houston, BBA, 1965
  • Columbia Law School, The Parker School, Certificate in Foreign and Comparative Law, 1979
  • Hague Academy of International Law, The Hague, The Netherlands, Public & International Law

Professional Training

  • American Bar Association Forum on Construction Trial Advocacy
  • Certificate: Texas Mediator Credentialing Association Credentialed Advanced Mediator
  • Certificate: A.A. White Dispute Resolution Institute Mediation Training
  • Certificate: University of Houston School of Laws – Commercial Arbitration Training
  • Certificate: Attorney-Mediators Institute Mediation Training
  • Certificate: Advanced Transformative Mediation Training
  • Certificate: Texas A&M University Mediation


  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar College
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Chair of Houston Bar Association ADR Council
  • Association of Attorney Mediators
  • National Association of Minority Contractors
  • Texas Mediator Credentialing Association
  • ADR Section Houston Bar Association
  • Trade Secrets Committee, Intellectual Property Section State Bar of Texas
  • Houston Trial Lawyers Association
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit
  • Litigation Section of the State Bar of Texas
  • Labor & Employment Law Section State Bar of Texas
  • Labor & Employment Law Section Houston Bar Association

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