Member Profile: Mark W. Morris

Mark W. Morris
Attorney / Mediator
Director, Dispute Resolution Institute - NCCU Law
523 Elm Street
Raleigh, NC 27604
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Tel: (919) 622-3970
Fax: (919) 747-4190

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ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Early Neutral Evaluation; Med-Arb; ADR Training/CME


Calendar Last Updated: 19 Jul 17

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Mark W. Morris has substantive case experience in the following areas...

Contract Disputes
Debt Collections
Eminent Domain
Land Use/Planning
Local Govt./Municipalities
Personal Injury
Premises Liability
Product Liability
Professional Negligence
Property Damage
Real Estate
Wrongful Death



Mark W. Morris has been certified by the NC Dispute Resolution Commission since 1994. He is also a mediator, arbitrator, and trainer with Carolina Dispute Settlement Services. He has mediated a broad range of civil cases, including complex commercial disputes, employment matters, workers' compensation, land condemnation, professional malpractice, and personal injury cases.

Professor Morris is the founder and Director of the Dispute Resolution Institute at NCCU School of Law, the only program of its kind in North Carolina. Currently, he supervises the Alternative Dispute Resolution Clinic and teaches courses related to alternative dispute resolution. Professor Morris has taught Torts, Contracts, Administrative Law, Workers' Compensation, Remedies and Employment Law.

Professor Morris has served as a speaker and trainer at mediation seminars for the American Bar Association's Dispute Resolution Section, the North Carolina Office of State Personnel, the North Carolina League of Municipalities, and Carolina Dispute Settlement Services, among others.

Professor Morris is the co-author of North Carolina Law of Torts, 2nd edition (Lexis, 1999) and has written widely on tort liability and risk management in various industries and professions and on governmental immunity.

He is a member of the bar in North Carolina and Florida.


  • LL.M., Harvard Law School
  • J.D., summa cum laude, North Carolina Central University School of Law
  • B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Dispute Resolution Commission 2007-10
  • Board of Directors, Mediation Network of North Carolina
  • Member, Dispute Resolution Section, ABA
  • Member, Dispute Resolution Section, NC Bar Association


$100 per party administrative fee; $250 per hour.


Mark W. Morris 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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