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Dailey J. Derr, Mediator & Arbitrator, Durham, North Carolina.

Dailey J. Derr

Dailey J. Derr, P.A.
3927 Kelly Drive
Durham, NC, 27707
Tel: (919) 419-1265
Fax: (888) 522-7479
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Recognized to North Carolina Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: Fact Finding, Insurance Umpire, Special Master


North Carolina Superior Court Mediator certified by North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission since1996. American Arbitration Association Mediator since 1990. For American Arbitration Association, mediated highly contested, multi-faceted construction dispute among a general contractor, a municipality and an engineer to a resolution and also in another matter was both the chair of the arbitration panel and the mediator in a four party arbitration-mediation of a substantial construction dispute among an owner, architect, general contractor and a subcontractor. Also have mediated a variety of disputes in United States District Courts in North Carolina and North Carolina Superior Courts and numerous pre-litigation voluntary mediations, but mainly construction, real estate and contract and other commercial matters.

Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Automotive
  • Banking & Finance
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial/Business
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Education
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Media & Communications
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Negligence
  • Real Estate
  • Religious Institutions
  • Technology


  • Juris Doctor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina - 1971
  • Masters in Government (Public Administration), The George Washington University, Washington D.C. - 1966
  • Bachelor of Arts (History), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1964.

ADR Training:
American Arbitration Association: Chairing an Arbitration Panel: Managing Procedures, Process & Dynamics (ACE005), 2006; ACE004 - Dealing With Delay Tactics in Arbitration, 12/05; ACE001 - Arbitration Awards: Safeguarding, Deciding & Writing Awards, 03/05; Annual Arbitrator Update 2002; AAA Construction Arbitrator II Training, Atlanta, 4/02; AAA Construction Industry Arbitrator Training, Charlotte, 6/97; Duke University Private Adjudication Center Mediation Training, Durham, 5/96; AAA Mediation Training, Charleston, 8/90.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (Forum Committee on Construction Industry; ADR Section and Litigation Section);
  • North Carolina Bar Association (Chairman, Private and Public Contract Committee; Founding Council Member, Construction Law Section; ADR Section and Litigation Section);
  • Durham County Bar Association (Past President);
  • Annual Meeting of Invited Attorneys (Co-sponsored by the American Institute of Architects, Professional Engineers in Private Practice, and Victor O. Schinnerer & Co., Inc.);
  • Associated General Contractors of America (Associate Member, Carolinas Branch and Member, Joint Committee of NCBA Construction Law Section and Carolinas Association of General Contractors);
  • Professional Construction Estimators Association of America, Inc. (Triangle Chapter).

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