Member Profile: Celia O'Briant

Celia O'Briant
Private Practice: Raleigh, Greensboro & Asheville
2016 Cameron Street, Suite 219 (No Mail)
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Raleigh, NC 27605
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Tel: (919) 624-3310
Fax: (336) 868-4070

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ADR Services Include:

Mediation; ADR Training/CME


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Celia O'Briant has substantive case experience in the following areas...

Contract Disputes
Personal Injury
Real Estate
Religious Institutions
Workers' Compensation



CELIA O'BRIANT, with 3 office locations from which to serve NC: Asheville 828-674-3010, Greensboro 336-402-3010, Raleigh 919-624-3310.
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  • As a Mediator since 1990, Celia has experience in commercial/residential real estate and construction, worker's compensation, employment, business, and personal injury; as well as marriage and family matters including elder issues, complex divorce matters, parenting, family business, and education.
  • Celia is a Mediation Trainer, presenter and coach with Andy Little, Mediation, Inc. for the NC-DRC required training programs in Superior Court and Family Financial Mediation; these 40-hour courses are held in Chapel-Hill, Greensboro, Charlotte and Asheville, North Carolina throughout the year.
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  • Celia is also an Approved Trainer with the Association for Conflict Resolution, ACR, Family Mediation Section, for applicants for the Advanced Practitioner Membership.
  • As a Business Developer and Owner, Celia managed the family residential/commercial construction company for many years. For 18 years, she owned a significant business in college student housing with space for 188 students, near UNC-G in Greensboro, NC. The business proudly provided a residential environment conducive to student success.
  • Previous careers in Counseling, Early Childhood Teacher Education and Administration have provided many resources for working with couples or families when decisions and plans must be made for the future well-being of the family, including divorces or reconciliation, financial issues, children's issues and education, elder care, and other family matters.


  • BA 1967 and Master of Education in Counseling, 1969 from NC State University
  • National Certified Counselor, NBCC
  • NC Licensed Professional Counselor

Certified by the NC Dispute Resolution Commission for Superior Court and Family Financial Mediation
Also Certified mediator for:
- Workers' Compensation cases with the NC Industrial Commission
- NC Clerk of Court Mediation, elder issues
- Permanency Mediation
- Parenting Coordinator

Memberships & Affiliations

  • NC Assoc. of Professional Family Mediators, President 2001, 2009.
  • Member, Dispute Resolution Section Council of the NC Bar Association (2002-2005)
  • Advanced Practitioner Member and Trainer, Association for Conflict Resolution
  • Member, American Association of Christian Counselors
  • IACP, International Association of Collaborative Professionals
  • NCACP, NC Association of Collaborative Professionals, Greensboro and Raleigh


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Celia O'Briant is a member of our NC chapter, NC Academy of Superior Court Mediators, the state's premier roster of certified attorney-mediators. The NCASCM profile includes more specific local information, such as counties and regions served, and can be visited directly at


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