Academy Member

Map & Directions
Download PDF
Charles K. (Ken) McCotter Jr., Mediator & Arbitrator, New Bern, North Carolina.

Charles K. (Ken) McCotter Jr.

Charles K. McCotter, Jr.
2859 Trent Road
Post Office Box 12800
New Bern, NC, 28562
Tel: (252) 635-1005
Cell: (252) 636-7913
Fax: (252) 631-5037
Send Email
Recognized to North Carolina Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: Early Neutral Evaluation, Fact Finding, Med-Arb


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 over 2,000 mediations and arbitrations.

Case Experience

  • Admiralty
  • Agricultural
  • Automotive
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial/Business
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Family Businesses
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Land Use/Planning
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Lemon Law
  • Libel & Slander
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Natural Disasters
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Police
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Real Estate
  • Religious Institutions
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Title Disputes
  • Torts
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Death


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

Rates Information

$250.00 per hour plus $175.00 administrative fee. No charge for travel within a 60 mile radius.

Academy Members Only