Member Profile: Karen Britt Peeler

Karen Britt Peeler
Karen Britt Peeler, Attorney and Mediator
P.O. Box 12154
Raleigh, NC 27605
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Tel: (919) 272-7413
Fax: (919) 821-8009

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ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Arbitration; Med-Arb; ADR Training/CME


Calendar Last Updated: 19 Jun 17

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Karen Britt Peeler has substantive case experience in the following areas...

Contract Disputes
Debt Collections
Family Businesses
Health Care
Land Use/Planning
Legal Malpractice
Lemon Law
Local Govt./Municipalities
Media & Communications
Medical Malpractice
Nursing Homes
Personal Injury
Premises Liability
Product Liability
Professional Fees
Professional Liability
Professional Malpractice
Professional Negligence
Real Estate
Religious Institutions
Shareholder Disputes
Trusts / Estates
Workers' Compensation
Wrongful Death



Karen Britt Peeler began her mediation and arbitration practice in 1994, drawing upon her experience as a civil litigator and trial attorney representing both plaintiffs and insurance companies.  She also works with guardianships and trusts, particularly special needs trusts, and has elder law experience.  She has mediated hundreds of cases, including civil disputes in the areas of personal injury, property damage, workers compensation, medical malpractice, legal malpractice, equitable distribution and family financial, child custody, business contract disputes, real estate litigation, construction law, employment matters, and lemon-law cases. She also has assisted in mediation training seminars.

Ms. Peeler is also an experienced arbitrator, concentrating in the areas of personal injury, property damage, general negligence, construction litigation and real property disputes.

Her 32 years of litigation experience includes a wide range of negligence matters:  automobile, airplane, construction, medical malpractice, legal malpractice, and product liability.  She also has expereince in workers compensation, family law, and employment law. She served as claims counsel for Lawyers Mutual Liability Insurance Company for a number of years, where she defended and managed legal malpractice claims, predominantly in the negligence, workers compensation, and family law areas. 


  • Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston-Salem, NC - J.D. May 1980, Wake Forest Law Review
  • Meredith College, Raleigh, NC - B.A. May 1976, Cum Laude, double major in English and History

Memberships & Affiliations

  • North Carolina Bar Association - Dispute Resolution Section, Workers Compensation Section, Elderlaw Section
  • North Carolina Advocates of Justice
  • Wake County Bar Association - Board of Directors, Grievance Committee
  • Tenth Judicial District Bar


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Karen Britt Peeler 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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