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Asa L. Bell Jr., Mediator & Arbitrator, Raleigh, North Carolina.

Asa L. Bell Jr.

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Law Offices of Asa L. Bell, Jr. PA
P.O. Box 37304
Raleigh, NC 27627
Tel: (919) 755-1068
Cell: (919) 215-9915
Fax: (877) 255-2485
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Recognized to North Carolina Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: Court-Appointed Neutral (Special Master), Fact Finding, Med-Arb, Mini-Trial Judge
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  • Practice Commenced2005
  • # of MEDS (as of 20/6/24) 
  • # of ARBS (as of 20/6/24) 
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


After completion of law and business school at UNC- Chapel Hill, Mr. Bell joined the firm of Becton, Slifkin and Fuller, P.A. in Raleigh. concentrating in civil litigation. He became a partner in 1994 and represented clients primarily in serious personal injury and medical negligence cases until 2014. He is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of NC and the United States Supreme Court.

In 2006, Mr. Bell was certified as a mediator and his practice is exclusively limited to alternative dispute resolution throughout North Carolina.  He has mediated or arbitrated hundreds of cases involving church disputes, employment issues, automobile collisions, medical negligence, nursing home liability, general liability, real estate, State Tort Claims, and healthcare provider reimbursements.  Mr. Bell maintains a preeminent AV rating with Martindale- Hubbell and has been recognized by his peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America in the area of mediation.  In addition to his ADR practice, Mr. Bell is an ordained pastor.

Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Automotive
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Contract Disputes
  • Discrimination
  • Education
  • Elder Abuse
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • Family Businesses
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Lemon Law
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Homes
  • Personal Injury
  • Police
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Real Estate
  • Religious Institutions
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Torts
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Death


  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill -  B.A. in Political Science (Member: Honor Court, Order of Golden Fleece, Order of Old Well)
  • University of North Carolina School of Law - J.D. (Chief Justice of University Student Supreme Court)
  • University of North Carolina Kenan Flagler School of Business -  M.B.A.
  • Moody Theological Seminary- MABS

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Association for Justice (State Governor- New Lawyers Division, 1993-1997)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (President-2020-2021)
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice - Membership Committee, Public Service and Information Committee (1995-1996)
  • North Carolina State Bar (Chairman, Judicial District 10-B Bar Candidate Committee 1994)
  • North Carolina Association of Black Lawyers (President 1998-2000)
  • North Carolina Bar Association (Dispute Resolution Section CLE Committee Co-chair, 2013-2014)
  • North Carolina Bar Association (Race Relations Implementation Committee 1999-2000, Minorities in the Profession Committee 1995-1996)
  • North Carolina Justice Center (Board of Directors 2005-2011)
  • American Bar Association
  • Wake County Bar Association

Rates Information


MEDIATION- Admin Fee: $125.00 per party; Hourly Rate: $350.00 (minimum of 4 hours); Travel Hourly Rate: $250.00 outside of the Triangle; Mileage: Applicable Federal Rate. Cancellation Fees: If cancelled more than 2 weeks in advance, no fee.  $700 if cancelled between 1-2 weeks prior to scheduled mediation date. $1000 if cancelled less than 1 week prior to mediation date.

ARBITRATION- Admin Fee: $250; Hourly Rate: $400.00 (minimum of 4 billable hours/day); Travel Hourly Rate: $250 outside of the Triangle; Mileage - Applicable Federal Rate. As my calendar is scheduled months in advance, cancellation within 30 days of scheduled arbitration incurs 4 hour minimum charge per day if date cannot be filled with another mediation or arbitration. 

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