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Jennifer S. Brearley, Mediator, Cary, North Carolina.

Jennifer S. Brearley

Brearley Mediations
208 Rutherglen Drive
Cary, NC 27511
Tel: (704) 533-5025
Cell: (704) 533-5025
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Recognized to North Carolina Chapter for Mediation Other ADR Services: Early Neutral Evaluation
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  • Practice Commenced1998
  • # of MEDS (as of 19/7/24)2500
  • # of ARBS (as of 19/7/24)10
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


Since 1998, Jennifer's practice has been devoted exclusively to resolving cases through alternative dispute resolution.  She has mediated many hundreds of cases, primarily in the areas of eminent domain, workers' compensation, personal injury, and general tort litigation.  In her mediations, Jennifer draws upon her extensive experience as a litigator appearing in NC State and  Appellate Courts, Federal Court, and the NC Industrial Commission.  Jennifer has an AV Preeminent Peer Review rating with Martindale-Hubbell.

Case Experience

  • Appellate
  • Automotive
  • Commercial/Business
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • Insurance
  • Lemon Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Real Estate
  • Torts
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Death


  • University of North Carolina School of Law. Juris Doctor, 1987
  • Davidson College. Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Psychology, 1984

Memberships & Affiliations

NC Dispute Resolution Commission Certified Superior Court Mediator, 1998; NC Industrial Commission Workers' Compensation Mediator, 1998; Better Business Bureau Arbitrator, 2000.

North Carolina Bar Association (August 1987 - Present)
NC Bar Association Professionalism Committee (2017-present); NC Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section Council (2012-2016) - Membership Chair; Member of the Dispute Resolution Section of the NCBA. 

Tenth Judicial District (2014 - present) Fee Dispute Mediation Committee serving as Pro bono mediator for fee disputes filed with the NC State Bar (2015-2018).

Wake County Bar Association (June 2014 - present) CLE Committee (2014-present).

Mecklenburg County Bar Association (August 1987 - June 2014)
Served on the Medical Legal Committee assisting with revision and update of the Joint Statement of Attorney-Physician Responsibilities.

Rates Information

$300 Administrative Fee; $300/hour in mediation and document review effective 9/1/2022.

No travel charges within a 30 minute radius of Cary.  Otherwise, travel time is charged at $200/hour.

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