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Michael M. Jones, Mediator & Arbitrator, Goldsboro, North Carolina.

Michael M. Jones

Dees, Smith, Powell, Jarrett, Dees & Jones
Post Office Drawer 8
Goldsboro, NC 27533
Tel: (919) 735-8311
Fax: (919) 735-0234
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  • Practice Commenced: 1996
  • Total Mediations (as of Jan 2022): 3200
  • Total Arbitrations (as of Jan 2022): 125
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Managing partner in the firm of Dees, Smith, Powell, Jarrett, Dees & Jones, LLP, Michael M. Jones concentrates his practice in civil litigation. He has participated in approximately 200 trials since joining the firm in 1979. He is a past president of the Wayne County Bar Association. He is a past chair of the General Practice Section of the North Carolina Bar Association. He has an AV peer review rating with Martindale-Hubbell.

A certified Superior Court mediator since 1996, Michael M. Jones has conducted over 3,200 mediations. Several mediations reached a settlement in excess of $1,000,000. He is a past member of the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission. He is a member of the North Carolina Academy of Superior Court Mediators.

Case Experience

  • Automotive
  • Banking & Finance
  • Commercial/Business
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • Insurance
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Libel & Slander
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Negligence
  • Real Estate
  • Torts
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Death


  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1979 - J.D. (Honors: Editor, Law Review
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1976 - A.B. (Honors: Phi Beta Kappa)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • North Carolina Bar Association, General Practice Section, Past Chair
  • North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission, Past Member
  • Member, North Carolina Academy of Superior Court Mediators

Rates Information

Rates are $225.00 one-time Administrative Fee and $225.00 per hour (2 hours minimum - billed in quarter hour increments) for time spent in conference, reviewing materials submitted prior to mediation/arbitration and travel outside of Wayne County.

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