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Colleen L. Byers, JD, MBA, Mediator, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Colleen L. Byers, JD, MBA

Colleen Byers Mediation, LLC
2806 Reynolda Road
# 211
Winston-Salem, NC 27106
Tel: (336) 499-1977
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Recognized to North Carolina Chapter for Mediation Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME, Facilitation & Systems Design
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  • Practice Commenced2018
  • # of MEDS (as of 22/6/24)100
  • # of ARBS (as of 22/6/24) 
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


A seasoned civil litigator with deep business and legal experience, Colleen Byers focuses on mediating complex business, employment, trust, estate, fiduciary and family disputes to help companies, families and individuals solve their legal problems outside the courtroom.

Colleen’s conflict resolution approach weaves together practical business insight, active listening, and strategic foresight. Colleen leverages more than a decade of litigation experience to help people, whether business owners or families, settle legal disputes quickly, effectively, and creatively.

In choosing Colleen to help you negotiate a resolution to your legal problem or coach you through a communication challenge, you’ll find someone who combines empathy with pragmatism to achieve results.

Case Experience

  • Anti-Trust
  • Banking & Finance
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial/Business
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Discrimination
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Elder Abuse
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • Family Businesses
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Real Estate
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Title Disputes
  • Torts
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Unfair Competition
  • Wrongful Death


  • 2020 North Carolina Lawyer of the Year by NC Lawyers Weekly
  • Certified Executive Coach
  • Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT200)
  • Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska
    Juris Doctor, May 2008, cum laude
  • Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska
    Master of Business Administration, May 2008
    Bachelor of Arts in History and Spanish, May 2005, summa cum laude

Memberships & Affiliations

  • North Carolina Civil Collaborative Law Association (NCCCLA), Vice President;
  • Global Collaborative Law Council;
  • NC BarCARES, Board of Directors;
  • NC Bar Association, Dispute Resolution Council;
  • Guardian ad Litem (GAL) for the Children’s Law Center;
  • Forsyth County Bar Association;
  • Triad Restorative Justice;
  • Arts Council of Winston-Salem & Forsyth County, Advisory Council;
  • Chamber of Commerce Winston < 40, Advisory Board;
  • North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys, Young Lawyers Division, Chair;
  • Forsyth County Women Attorneys Association, President;
  • Forsyth Humane Society, Board of Directors, Chair; and
  • Chief Justice Joseph Branch Inn of Court.

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