The Law Office of Renée Yanta

San Antonio Appeals & Mediation, Arbitration, Private Judging, and Arbitration

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Former Judge

Former Judge Renée Yanta

Appellate Attorney & Mediation, Arbitration, and Private Judging


Former Judge Renée Yanta has almost 30 years of experience in the law, including 7 years as a District Judge. 

Since 2003, Judge Yanta has been certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  She has handled or been part of the appellate team in all forms of appellate proceedings, from writs of mandamus to appeals, in almost every appellate court in Texas.

She has deep experience providing legal strategy and legal analysis and advocacy-focusing writing at the trial court level, from drafting motions to drafting and arguing jury charges. 

 Judge Yanta is also legal scholar, writing over 300 legal articles and frequently speaking at legal conferences.  She has also had the honor of serving on the Business Volume of the State Bar of Texas Pattern Jury Charge Committee.  And it has been of the highlights of her legal career to serve as an adjunct professor at St. Mary’s University School of Law.  Renée’s stellar appellate records speaks volumes as to her expertise and abilities with briefing and oral arguments.


Supported by her legal scholar and appellate law experience, Renée uses her judicial experience to conduct mediations, arbitrations, and private judging to help litigants resolve their disputes. 


If you are seeking trial legal-advocacy or appellate counsel or an experience ADR provider for a mediation, arbitration or private trial, Judge Renée Yanta would be most honored to visit with you at or (210) 744-4088.




Our Services

Trial Advocacy & Appellate Law

San Antonio Appeal Attorney

Need someone experienced to handle your civil appeal? Contact Renée Yanta for your legal writing, research, strategy, and appellate needs.

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ADR : Mediation and Arbitration

San Antonio Mediation

Are you looking for an experienced, impartial third party capable of bringing 30 years of legal experience and 7 years of judicial experience to the table? Allow Renée Yanta to help guide you to your solution.

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Private Judging

Private Judge Texas

Want to keep your dispute and case private? Private Judging can allow for efficient resolution to your case. Trust Renée Yanta to use her 7 years of judicial experience to guide your dispute.

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