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MEMBER PROFILE: Charles K. (Ken) McCotter Jr.
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Charles K. (Ken) McCotter Jr.
Charles K. McCotter, Jr.
2859 Trent Road
Post Office Box 12800
New Bern, NC 28562

Tel: (252) 635-1005
Fax: (252) 631-5037

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Calendar Last Updated: 20 Oct 18


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All such requests will go immediately to
Ken McCotter's scheduling staff
(Melinda Harrison,


ADR Services:
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Formal Certifications:
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Superior Court Judicial Districts served:
1, 2, 3A, 3B, 4A, 4B, 5, 8A, 8B, 10

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Charles K. (Ken) McCotter Jr. has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
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Biographical Notes:
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General practice with emphasis on civil litigation, arbitration and mediation. Served as a U.S. Magistrate Judge with full range of duties, including trial experience, jury and non-jury, in federal civil litigation. Have handled cases involving business and commercial disputes, environmental liability, employment law, civil rights, admiralty, products liability, personal injury, malpractice, construction, real estate, insurance, workers compensation and land condemnation. Neutral (mediator/arbitrator), National Panel of Neutrals, American Arbitration Association; conducted overĀ 2,000 mediations and arbitrations.

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University of North Carolina, B.S. in Business Administration, 1968
University of North Carolina, Juris Doctor,1971

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Memberships & Affiliations :
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  • Craven County Bar Association;
  • North Carolina State Bar Association;
  • North Carolina Bar Association;
  • National Council of United States Magistrate Judges;
  • Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference;
  • Eastern North Carolina Inn of Court;
  • Maritime Law Association of the United States;
  • Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute (SEALI).
North Carolina Academy of Superior Court Mediators


Rates: $250.00 per hour plus $175.00 administrative fee. No charge for travel within a 60 mile radius.
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Payment: Payment due upon completion of mediation unless other arrangements have been made.
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Cancellation Policy: If cancelled a week or less prior to mediation, the fee is $350.00.
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