Welcome to my website. This site’s primary purpose is to inform you of my professional services as a mediator, arbitrator, hearing officer, or special master, as well as my legal services as an attorney in the areas of criminal defense, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), and administrative law under my trade name, The Apodaca Law Firm. My principal office is located in Cedar Park, Texas, serving not only the central Texas region but the entire State of Texas. Presently, I offer ADR services (mediation and arbitration)mostly in New Mexico and Texas but am available for such services elsewhere. For information on my services as mediator or arbitrator and my fee schedule for those services, please click here ADR SERVICES or on the button on the left. My “BIO” can be reviewed by clicking here BACKGROUND or on the button on the left.

    I’ve authored a novel, A Rare Thing, published in December of 2011. It’s a coming-of-age story set in the 1950s and 1960s in the small town of San Carlos in southern New Mexico. The book received positive pre-publication endorsements. You can find out more about A Rare Thing by clicking here A RARE THING or on the button on the left. The book is available in both softcover and hardcover editions,(by special order if not stocked in any bookstore) or can be ordered online from Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

    I’ve authored another novel, Pursuit, a suspense thriller published in 2003. In 2004, Pursuit was selected as a Finalist in ForeWord Magazine's 2003 Book of the Year Awards. It placed among the top 10 mystery novels out of about 100 entries in that competition. In addition, Pursuit placed among the top 5 entries out of 98 entries entered in Independent Publisher's 2004 Book Awards in that publication's mystery/suspense/thriller category. You can read about Pursuit and find out how to order it by clicking here PURSUIT or on the button on the left. This book is available at any bookstore (by special order if not stocked) or can be ordered online from Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

    If you click here PUBLICATIONS I or on the Publications I button on the left, you’ll find information on various published essays, articles, and speeches I’ve delivered, as well as on another novel I wrote back in 1977.

    If you click here PUBLICATIONS II or on the Publications II button on the left, you’ll find information on additional essays of mine published as guest columns in the Austin American-Statesman or written for publication as op-ed pieces.

    You may contact me by phone, fax, or “snail” mail at the numbers or address listed under CONTACT ME (click here or on button on the left). To e-mail me, just click on the E-MAIL button on that same page. Have a great day and thanks for visiting my website!