swetsch@flash.net

Sherry R. Wetsch

Specialties

Arbitration
Banking/Lending
Business/Commercial
Civil Rights
Compliance
Criminal
Disability Rights
Discovery
Employment
Real Estate
Securities
Transportation

Admitted Bars: Texas, North Dakota, Missouri

Admitted Rosters: AAA, DARS, FINRA, FMCS, NMB, REDRESS, TEA, TXDMV

Experience: ALJ, Adjunct Professor, Arbitrator, Conference Judge, Hearing Examiner, Mediator, Referee

Locations: Available to hear cases nationwide.

Sherry Wetsch received her Juris Doctor in 1984 from the University of  North Dakota School of Law. She  is licensed to practice law in Texas, North Dakota and Missouri.

Ms. Wetsch started her legal career as an attorney for the United States Department of the Army, and also served as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. Beginning in 1996 her practice has centered on Alternative Dispute Resolution. Ms. Wetsch has served as a third party neutral on thousands of cases including labor, employment, securities, consumer, construction, contract,  special education, business, commercial, property tax appraisals, and debtor/creditor.

 

Arbitration
Ms. Wetsch has served as an arbitrator for AAA, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS), FINRA, National Mediation Board (NMB), and the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT). She has been appointed to the National Railroad Adjustment Board. She has served as a referee through NMB. Her experience in labor and employment is in both the public and private sectors. She has sat as a hearing examiner through the Texas Education Agency (TEA) on employment/contract disputes. She has sat as a hearing officer through the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS). She has also served as a Temporary Administrative Law Judge for the State Office of Administrative Hearings (SOAH) on a wide range of issues involving governmental entities and regulatory matters.

 

Mediation
Ms. Wetsch serves as a mediator through TEA on special education related matters.  She has served as a mediator and settlement conference judge on felony criminal court dockets.  She conducts mediations for the United States Postal Service REDRESS program on employment related disputes. She also serves as a mediator for the TXDMV and FINRA.

 

Community Service
Ms. Wetsch has served on the board of directors of the Katy Bar Association, the Academy of Court Appointed Masters, and on the Women and Law Section Council for the State Bar of Texas.  She has published on dispute resolution related subjects.