H Karen Fastenau Meisel
Attorney / Mediator


Karen is a graduate of Texas Lutheran University and the University of Texas School of Law.  She has practiced law for over 14 years in the fields of government, administrative, contracts, criminal, non-profit, and employment.  Prior to becoming a lawyer, Karen proudly served in the United States Air Force for 9 years, 5 of those as a paralegal.  


Her legal experience over the last 20 years is vast.  In her most recent role as General Counsel for the Texas Veterans Commission, a midsize Texas state agency, she oversaw the varied legal matters for the agency. She will ably provide you the best representation in any legal matter she commits to undertake.

Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow

Texas Bar College, Member

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In recent years, Karen has a developed a passion for mediation and the successful disposition of legal matters without protracted and costly litigation.  She has successfully completed the following mediation courses:


Credentialed Mediator, TMCA

Austin Mediators Association, Member

Association of Attorney-Mediators, Member

40 Hour Basic Mediation Training (May 2014)

Elder Mediation Training (April 2017)

Advanced Family Mediation Training (July 2017)