Member Profile: Charles K. (Ken) McCotter Jr.

Charles K. (Ken) McCotter Jr.
Charles K. McCotter, Jr.
2859 Trent Road
Post Office Box 12800
New Bern, NC 28562
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Tel: (252) 635-1005
Fax: (252) 631-5037

NC Chapter:

ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Arbitration; Special Master


ONLINE SCHEDULING: Charles K. (Ken) McCotter Jr.
Calendar Last Updated: 19 Oct 16

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Charles K. (Ken) McCotter Jr. has substantive case experience in the following areas...

Civil Rights
Consumer Fraud
Contract Disputes
Debt Collections
Eminent Domain
Family Businesses
Intellectual Property
Land Use/Planning
Legal Malpractice
Lemon Law
Libel & Slander
Local Govt./Municipalities
Medical Malpractice
Natural Disasters
Non-profit Organizations
Nursing Homes
Personal Injury
Premises Liability
Product Liability
Professional Fees
Professional Liability
Professional Malpractice
Professional Negligence
Real Estate
Religious Institutions
Shareholder Disputes
Title Disputes
Trusts / Estates
Workers' Compensation
Wrongful Death



General practice with emphasis on civil litigation, arbitration and mediation. Served as a U.S. Magistrate Judge with full range of duties, including trial experience, jury and non-jury, in federal civil litigation. Have handled cases involving business and commercial disputes, environmental liability, employment law, civil rights, admiralty, products liability, personal injury, malpractice, construction, real estate, insurance, workers compensation and land condemnation. Neutral (mediator/arbitrator), National Panel of Neutrals, American Arbitration Association; conducted overĀ 2,000 mediations and arbitrations.


University of North Carolina, B.S. in Business Administration, 1968
University of North Carolina, Juris Doctor,1971

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Craven County Bar Association;
  • North Carolina State Bar Association;
  • North Carolina Bar Association;
  • National Council of United States Magistrate Judges;
  • Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference;
  • Eastern North Carolina Inn of Court;
  • Maritime Law Association of the United States;
  • Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute (SEALI).
North Carolina Academy of Superior Court Mediators


$200.00 per hour plus $175.00 administrative fee. No charge for travel within a 60 mile radius.


Charles K. (Ken) McCotter Jr. 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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