Trina Nycol Brown​

Credentialed Advanced Mediator

Researcher | Consultant | Professor | Instructor

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 developed and trained lawyers who would like to become future 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 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 alternative dispute resolution, Trina Nycol Brown provided professorial instruction to students within an ABA-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 a comprehensive legal curriculum. Mrs. Brown has written and 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 and a master’s degree from The George Washington University.  She is currently pursuing a doctorate in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Organizational Development. Trina’s long-term research interests include understanding how an integrative perspective of leadership can mediate the path to eudaimonia for paralegals within the workplace.   Mrs. Brown brings her aforementioned skillset 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.


Tarrant County Bar Association

State Bar of Texas

State Bar of Texas Paralegal Division

American Alliance of Paralegals

American Association for Paralegal Education

Texas Mediation Credentialing Association

Texas Association of Mediators

Association for Conflict Resolution

College of the State Bar of Texas

Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas

Society for Human Resources Management

Organizational Development Network