Trina Nycol Brown​

Clinical Sociologist | Adjunct Professor | Workplace Mediator/Arbitrator

Long-Term Research Interest: Sociology of Law & Eudaimonic Workplaces

Long-Term Teaching Interest: Paralegal Studies, Legal Studies & Organizational Leadership

With almost three decades of legal experience, Trina Nycol Brown marries practical experience and academic orientation. Mrs. Brown founded Mediators of Tarrant County where she mediates civil, family, and workplace cases. She has also trained legal professionals with the desire to become mediators through her State Bar of Texas MCLE training.  Mrs. Brown is a Texas Mediation Credentialing Association member where she earned the designation of Credentialed Advanced Mediator. To that end, Mrs. Brown was spotlighted in the Texas Bar Journal as 1 of 3 Credentialed Advanced Mediators in Tarrant County, Texas. She also serves as a court-appointed mediator for both Dallas and Tarrant County Courthouses and served as a Fee Arbitrator for the Tarrant County Bar Association. Mrs. Brown was awarded membership into the Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas as well as the Texas Bar College, an honor society chartered by the Supreme Court of Texas.


An award-winning instructor/professor in paralegal studies and subject-matter expert in workplace mediation, Trina Nycol Brown provided professorial instruction to students within an American Bar Association approved paralegal studies program and was asked to serve as a Mediation Course Facilitator within Texas Christian University’s Extended Education program. Mrs. Brown has also served on multiple advisory boards where she partnered with others in legal education to advise on and develop comprehensive legal curricula. She has contributed to the State Bar of Texas Paralegal Ethics Handbook and has written multiple articles for a diverse number of publications.


A Philadelphia native, residing in Texas, Mrs. Brown holds a bachelor's degree from Immaculata University in Organizational Dynamics and a master’s degree from The George Washington University in Paralegal Studies.  She is currently pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Education with an emphasis on Educational Law at Liberty University.  Trina’s long-term research interests include the sociology of law, the sociology of education, and eudaimonistic workspace within higher education.   Mrs. Brown brings her skillset mentioned above and diversity of thought to her board leadership positions as a voting Board Member, Chair of the Human Resources Board-Level Committee, and Member of the Ethics Board-Level Committee for WES Health Centers.

Memberships​



American Sociological Association

Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology

Texas Mediation Credentialing Association

American Association for Paralegal Education

College of the State Bar of Texas

Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas