United States District Court
Eastern District of North Carolina


Jury Scam Alert information

Public Notice Regarding Changes to Miscellaneous Court Fee Schedules Effective December 1, 2023.
The Judicial Conference approved inflationary adjustments to fees on the miscellaneous fee schedule will become effective December 1, 2023. Please review the District Court Fee Schedule under the "Public" tab at www.nced.uscourts.gov. Updated fees will be posted as of December 1, 2023.

The Wilmington Courthouse will be closed November 13 through November 17, 2023. Beginning November 20, 2023, court will resume in Wilmington at the Alton Lennon Federal Building and United States Courthouse located at 2 Princess Street, Wilmington, North Carolina 28401. Courtroom technology in courtroom 1 at the Alton Lennon Federal Building, Wilmington has been recently updated and is operable effective 4/8/2024. Any attorney that would like to do the technology training must contact Rick Sanchez at (919-645-1716).
FY 2024 Pre-Lapse in Appropriations Notice to Contractors
Camp Lejuene Water Litigation Information.
Case Management Order 1, Camp Lejeune Water Litigation.

VISITOR INFORMATION: Mobile devices and weapons are not permitted in the courthouse. Please bring a photo ID.

Mediators are attorneys who agree to serve under Local Civil Rule 101 and have been certified as mediators by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission. They must have at least eight (8) years of civil trial practice or membership on the faculty of an accredited law school in order to be considered for appointment to the court's list of certified mediators.

Mediation is used to secure the just, speedy and inexpensive resolution of the controversies while preserving the right of all parties to a conventional trial. Mediation is designed to focus the parties' attention on settlement rather than on trial preparation and to provide a structured opportunity for settlement negotiations to take place. Nothing in this process is intended to limit or prevent the parties from engaging in settlement procedures voluntarily at any time.

How to become a mediator

To request certification as a mediator in the Eastern District of North Carolina pursuant to Local Civil Rule 101.1b(a)(2)*, please submit a cover letter addressed to the Clerk of Court and curriculum vitae. Mail these documents to:

Clerk of Court
U.S. District Court
Eastern District of North Carolina
c/o Bobbie Horton
Terry Sanford Federal Building and Courthouse
310 New Bern Avenue
Raleigh, North Carolina 27601

*Local Civil Rule 101.1b(a)(2) may be found in the Local Alternative Dispute Resolution Rules.

Certified mediators for the Eastern District of North Carolina

Sorted by:

  • Property Rights (pdf)
  • Securities / Commodities / Exchange (pdf)
  • Torts (pdf)
  • Antitrust (pdf)
  • Banks and Banking (pdf)
  • City / State (pdf)
  • Civil Rights (pdf)
  • Contracts (pdf)
  • Environmental Matters (pdf)
  • Labor (pdf)
  • Last Name (pdf)

Parties may use the Selection of Mediator form (Word) to indicate the parties' selection of mediator by agreement. See Local Civil Rule 101.1c(a).