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LeAnn Nease Brown, Mediator & Arbitrator, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

LeAnn Nease Brown

Brown & Bunch, PLLC
101 North Columbia Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Tel: (919) 968-1111
Fax: (919) 968-1444
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Recognized to North Carolina Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: Early Neutral Evaluation, Facilitation & Systems Design, Med-Arb
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  • Practice Commenced2001
  • # of MEDS (as of 12/7/24) 
  • # of ARBS (as of 12/7/24) 
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


Mrs. Brown practices primarily in the areas of civil and commercial litigation and in dispute resolution. She has practiced law since 1984 and has been certified as a mediator since 1992. Mrs. Brown graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (B.A. 1977, M.S. 1981, J.D., 1984). She has an "AV Rating" from Martindale-Hubbell.

Mrs. Brown is an active member of the North Carolina Bar Association and currently serves as its President-Elect.  Mrs. Brown served as trustee of the Client Security Fund of the North Carolina State Bar from 2010-2015.  Mrs. Brown served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Dispute Settlement Center of Orange County from 2003 to 2008 and 2010 to 2015. 

Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Anti-Trust
  • Appellate
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial/Business
  • Contract Disputes
  • EEOC
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Land Use/Planning
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Libel & Slander
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Negligence
  • Real Estate
  • Torts
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Death


  • Juris Doctor, May 1984 - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Law
  • M.Sc. in Rehabilitation Counseling, May 1981 - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Medical Allied Health Sciences
  • Bachelor of Arts in History and Psychology, May 1977 - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Memberships & Affiliations

  • North Carolina State Bar (Trustee, Client Security Fund 2010-2015)
  • 18 (formerly 15B) Judicial District Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association President-Elect 2018-Present (Member, Dispute Resolution Section, Chair 2017-2018; Antitrust and Complex Business Disputes Section, Chair 1996-1997; Zoning, Planning and Land Use Section, Chair 2016-2017; Audit and Finance Committee, 2018-present, 2010-2013; Board of Governors, 2010-2013; Membership Committee Chair 2014-2016; CLE Committee Chair 2008-2010)

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