|(a) The mediator shall:
(1) possess the qualifications required under Texas Civil Practice
and Remedies Code, §154.052;
(2) be subject to the standards and duties prescribed by Texas
Civil Practice and Remedies Code, §154.053; and
(3) have the qualified immunity prescribed by Texas Civil Practice
and Remedies Code, §154.055, if applicable.
(b) The parties shall decide whether, and to what extent, knowledge
of the subject matter and experience in mediation would be advisable for the
(c) The parties shall obtain from the prospective mediator
the ethical standards that will govern the mediation.