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Jacqueline R. Clare, Mediator & Arbitrator, Raleigh, North Carolina.

Jacqueline R. Clare

Attorney and Certified Mediator
1011 Vance Street
Raleigh, NC 27608
Tel: (919) 906-3663
Fax: (919) 755-9512
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Recognized to North Carolina Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME
Video Conferencing
  • Practice Commenced1993
  • # of MEDS (as of 13/6/24)5000
  • # of ARBS (as of 13/6/24) 
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


After practicing law with Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, where Jackie's practice was focused primarily on complex commercial litigation and bankruptcy, Jackie became a certified mediator in 1993 and since that time has devoted her professional career to a full time mediation practice.

She has mediated over five thousand cases, primarily in the areas of business, bankruptcy, workers' compensation, personal injury, and medical malpractice. Jackie, who has an AV preeminent peer review rating in Martindale-Hubbell, is a past member of the N.C. Bar Association Board of Governors; past member of the N.C. Dispute Resolution Commission; past Chair of the Standards and Advisory Opinions Committee of the N.C. Dispute Resolution Commission; past Chair of the Dispute Resolution Section of the N.C. Bar Association and editor of the 2003 edition of Alternative Dispute Resolution in North Carolina: A New Civil Procedure, a publication of the N.C. Bar Association and the N.C. Dispute Resolution Commission. Jackie has been a speaker at many N.C. Bar Association and N.C. Advocates for Justice seminars on dispute resolution, ethics, workers' compensation, and bankruptcy.  She is a recipient of the 2013 Lawyers' Weekly Women of Justice Litigation Practitioner Award; the Women of Justice Awards "recognize women across the state of North Carolina who have demonstrated leadership, integrity, service, sacrifice and accomplishment in improving the quality of justice and exemplifying the highest ideals of the legal profession."  She also has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for 2018 and 2019 for mediation.  

Case Experience

  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy/Creditors
  • Business Dissolution
  • Commercial/Business
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Lemon Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Police
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Torts
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Death


  • J.D. with honors 1982, University of North Carolina School of Law
  • B.A. 1977, East Carolina University

Memberships & Affiliations

N.C. Dispute Resolution Commission
- Appointed by Chief Justice Sarah Parker 2008-2014
- Past Chair, Standards, Discipline, and Advisory Opinions Committee
- Past Program Oversight Committee member

N.C. Bar Association
- Past Member, Board of Governors
- Past Chair of Dispute Resolution Section Council; past Secretary, Treasurer, and Councilor of section and past Editor of section newsletter
- Chair of Women in the Profession Committee
- Past Secretary of Bankruptcy Section Council and past Editor of section newsletter;
- Past Chair of Ethics Committee of Bankruptcy Section
- Member of Workers' Compensation Section
- Past Member Strategic Planning and Emerging Trends Committee
- Course planner for joint Litigation Section and Dispute Resolution Section seminar on Advanced Negotiation and Advocacy in Mediation
- Peace Award (Dispute Resolution Section award granted to an individual in N.C. for recognition of exceptional commitment to the peaceful resolution of disputes)
- Past editor of N.C. Bankruptcy Practice Manual

Speaker at several N.C. Bar Association and N.C. Advocates for Justice seminars on dispute resolution, workers' compensation, and bankruptcy
Member, Alternative Dispute Resolution Subcommittee of State Judicial Council
Member, Eastern District of North Carolina ADR Subcommittee of Local Rules Committee, U.S. District Court
Past Member, Association for Conflict Resolution
Member, Tenth Judicial District Bar Association
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating Martindale-Hubbell

Rates Information

$350 administrative fee, $350 per hour of mediation for commercial, professional malpractice, wrongful death, and catastrophic injury cases; $320 administrative fee, $320 per hour of mediation for workers' compensation cases; $290 administrative fee, $290 per hour of mediation for all other cases.  Presently only mediating by Zoom, except in special circumstances.  Note:  an administrative fee will be charged in all cases once a date is confirmed, even if there is not a mediation.

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