Member Profile: Steven D. Michael

Steven D. Michael
Sharp, Michael, Graham & Baker, LLP
4417 N. Croatan Highway
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
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Tel: (252)261-2126
Fax: (262)261-1640

NC Chapter:

ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Discovery Referee


Steven D. Michael has substantive case experience in the following areas...

Banking & Finance
Community Associations
Consumer Fraud
Contract Disputes
Debt Collections
Eminent Domain
Family Businesses
Intellectual Property
Land Use/Planning
Local Govt./Municipalities
Medical Malpractice
Personal Injury
Premises Liability
Professional Negligence
Property Damage
Real Estate
Sexual Harassment
Workers' Compensation
Wrongful Death



Currently, my practice is limited to serving as Town Attorney for two towns, representing the County Department of Social Services, appeals, mediaition and arbitration. My litigation experience covers a broad range of matters including criminal, business, contracts, insurance, personal injury (plaintiff and defense), family law and equitable distribution. In addition to hundreds of mediations, I have served as a court appointed referee, arbitrator and I am frequently selected as the third neutral.  


East Carolina University, 1967-1971, B.S. University of North Carolina School of Law 1972-1975, J.D.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • The North Carolina State Bar:  (President, 2007; President Elect, 2006; Vice President, 2005 ; Councilor, 1996-2005)
  • Current and Past Committee Memberships: Executive, Finance and Audit, Grievance, Authorized Practice, Issues, Administrative, Facilities, Special Committee on Real Estate, Nominating Committee
  •  North Carolina Bar Association:  Criminal Justice Section, 1982-1985 Bench, Bar, Law School Liaison Committee, 1992-1995 Administration of Justice Task Force, 1999-2001
  • North Carolina Disciplinary Hearing Commission:  2009-present, currently Chairman


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Steven D. Michael 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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