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Patricia L. Holland, Mediator & Arbitrator, Raleigh, North Carolina.

Patricia L. Holland

Attorney & DRC Certified Mediator
1552 Iredell Drive
Raleigh, NC, 27608
Tel: (984) 232-8014
Cell: (919) 971-0130
Fax: (984) 232-8024
Website: www.ncmediators.org/patricia-holland
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Recognized to North Carolina Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: Fact Finding
  • Practice Commenced: 2001
  • Total Mediations (as of Nov 2019): 250
Practice Percentages
  • ASHEVILLE-BREVARD
  • CHARLOTTE
  • FAYETTEVILLE
  • GOLDSBORO
  • GREENSBORO-WINSTON SALEM
  • GREENVILLE-WASHINGTON
  • HICKORY-LENOIR
  • NEW BERN
  • PINEHURST
  • RALEIGH-DURHAM-CHAPEL
  • ROCKY MOUNT/ROANOKE RAPIDS AREA
  • WILMINGTON

Biographical

Trish Holland has practiced law for 38 years, originally as an insurance defense attorney, and then with a concentration in the field of employment law.  Trish has been a North Carolina DRC Certified Mediator since 2001.  She has mediated over 250 cases, including matters involving:  employment discrimination, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, race harassment, non-compete agreements, civil rights, breach of contract and wage-hour disputes.  Trish has also mediated matters involving wrongful death, serious personal injuries, auto torts, sexual abuse, and business disputes and alienation of affections.  She also has extensive experience in public personnel law, and has mediated numerous matters involving constitutional tort claims brought by employees of cities and towns.

Trish now devotes her professional career to alternative dispute resolution, serving as a mediator in legal disputes brought in state and federal courts throughout North Carolina.  She has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 2007 in the field of Mediation.  She trained as a mediator at the Duke Private Adjudication Program in 2001.  In 2008, Trish completed the "Advanced Negotiation" program at the Harvard School of Law.  Trish is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section, and served as the Chair of that Section from 2016-2017.    

Over the years, Trish has been routinely honored and recognized by her peers as one of America’s best lawyers in the field of mediation and in the field of employment law. She is currently listed in the publication, The Best Lawyers in America (2020 edition) in the fields of Alternative Dispute Resolution and in the field of Labor and Employment Law. She was recently selected as "Lawyer of the Year" for her work in mediation in the Raleigh, North Carolina, geographic area by The Best Lawyers in America (2020 edition.)  

You may contact Trish by telephone or email.  Trish looks forward to working with you!

 


Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Automotive
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial/Business
  • Contract Disputes
  • Discrimination
  • EEOC
  • Employment
  • Family Businesses
  • Insurance
  • Labor/Unions
  • Libel & Slander
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Personal Injury
  • Police
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Public Policy
  • Religious Institutions
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Torts
  • Unfair Competition
  • Wage & Hour/FMLA
  • Wrongful Death

Education

  • Wake Forest University, (J.D. 1979)
  • Member, Wake Forest Law Review, (1977-79)
  • Member, Wake Forest Moot Court Board, (1977-79)
  • Harvard Law School's Program on Negotiation, June 2008 

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Former Assistant U.S. Attorney, Eastern District of North Carolina, (1980-82)
  • Chair – Dispute Resolution Section Council of North Carolina Bar Association, 2016-2017
  • North Carolina State Bar Councilor, 2002 to 2007
  • Former Member – North Carolina State Bar Council’s Executive, Grievance, Administrative and Emerging Issues Committees
  • Member – The North Carolina Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism, 2009 - 2011
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI) (Employment Law Committee)
  • Charter Fellow – Litigation Counsel of America, a Trial Lawyer Honorary Society
  • Member – American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), 1997 to present 
  • Founding Member – Susie M. Sharp Inn of Court – Master Level, 1993 to present (President, 2000-01)
  • Member – North Carolina Bar Association (Dispute Resolution Section)
  • Member – Wake County Bar Association (Board of Directors, 1989-90, 1995-96; By-Laws Committee, 1990; Nominations Committee, 2000; Professionalism Award Committee, 2001) 
  • Member – Tenth Judicial District Grievance Committee, 1988-91; (Chair, 1990-91)
  • Former Member – North Carolina State Bar Council’s Authorized Practice, Legislative, and LLM-Bar Eligibility Committees

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