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MEMBER PROFILE: J. Anderson Little
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J. Anderson Little
Mediation, Inc.
PO Box 16205
Chapel Hill, NC 27516

Tel: (919) 967-6611
Fax: (919) 967-3212

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Calendar Last Updated: 14 Nov 18


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Andy Little's scheduling staff
(Shannon Manoogian,


ADR Services:
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Formal Certifications:
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Superior Court Judicial Districts served:
1, 2, 3A, 3B, 4A, 4B, 5, 6A, 6B, 7A, 7BC, 8A, 8B, 9, 9A, 10, 11A, 11B, 12, 13, 14, 15A, 15B, 16A, 16B, 17A, 17B, 18, 19A, 19B, 19C, 19D, 20A, 20B, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25A, 25B, 26, 27A, 27B, 28, 29A, 29B, 30A, 30B

[ Click for Map of N. Carolina's Districts ]

J. Anderson Little has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
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J. Anderson Little has experience in the following areas of Family Law:
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Biographical Notes:
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Andy Little is trained and certified as Civil Trial Court and Family Mediator. With a flourishing fulltime practice and over 20 years experience in mediation, Andy has mediated almost 5000 cases in state and federal courts. Prior to setting up his mediation practice, Andy had 17 years experience as a trial lawyer in a wide variety of matters, including commercial, personal injury, domestic & criminal cases. Andy's practice is now devoted exclusively to conducting mediated settlement conferences and teaching others mediation skills and techniques.

In addition to his mediation practice, Andy is an active leader in North Carolina’s Dispute Resolution Commission which is the agency that certifies court mediators and enforces the Supreme Court’s Standards of Conduct for Mediatos.and [insert all other commissions/committees].  He is the author of an ABA publication entitled Making Money Talk: How to Mediate Insured Claims and Other Monetary Disputes, which has been well received by civil court mediators.  His reputation as an author and  leader in the mediation community has led numerous bar associations around the country to invite him to speak to their memberships about mediation and negotiation.

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    • Davidson College, A.B. 1966
    • Union Theological Seminary, MDiv. 1970
    • UNC School of Law, JD, 1975

    Mediation Training:

    • 180 Hours of Formal Family and Trial Court Mediation and Group Facilitation training.
    • Trial Court Mediation: Dispute Management, Inc., Orlando, FL - 1990-91
    • Trial Court Mediation: Mediation, Inc., Ft. Lauderdale, FL - 1991
    • Child Custody and Divorce Mediation: CDR Associates, Boulder, CO. - 1990
    • Group Facilitation: Dispute Settlement Center, Orange Co., NC - 1990
    • Family and Divorce Mediation: Mediation Network of NC, Chapel Hill, NC - 1989
    • Community Dispute Mediation: Dispute Settlement Center, Orange County, NC. - 1988

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Memberships & Affiliations :
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NC Dispute Resolution Commission

  • Served as Chair by appointment by the Chief Justice of the NC Supreme Court after serving two terms as a member (2002).  The Commission certifies mediators for the District and Superior Court mediation programs and regulates mediator conduct under the Standards promulgated by the Supreme court.  It also recommends rule changes for those court programs.

Dispute  Resolution Committee & Section, North Carolina Bar Association

  • Chaired committee which developed the pilot and state-wide program of Mediated Settlement Conferences in Superior Court (1989-91).  Sought and obtained legislative and judicial enactment of authorizing statutes and rules to implement program (1995).  Authored legislation and chaired the committee which created a pilot program of mediated settlement conferences in equitable distribution cases (1997-2001).  Selected as the first chair of the newly created Dispute Resolution Section, of the N.C.B.A. in 1994.  Continues to serve the Dispute Resolution Section by chairing the Section’s legislative efforts.


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