Mark W. Morris

Professor of Law Emeritus

Mark Morris

Mark W. Morris


LL.M., Harvard University
J.D., North Carolina Central University
B.A., University of North Carolina


Mark W. Morris is Professor of Law and Director of the Dispute Resolution Institute (DRI). Currently, he supervises the Alternative Dispute Resolution Clinic and teaches courses related to alternative dispute resolution. Professor Morris has taught Torts, Contracts, Administrative Law, Workers’ Compensation, Remedies and Employment Law. Professor Morris was certified by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission to mediate superior court civil actions in 1994. Since then, he has mediated a broad range of civil cases, including employment matters, land condemnation, professional malpractice, and personal injury cases. Professor Morris has served as a speaker and trainer at mediation seminars for the American Bar Association’s Dispute Resolution Section, the North Carolina Office of State Personnel, the North Carolina League of Municipalities, and Carolina Dispute Settlement Services, among others. In September 2007, Governor Michael F. Easley, ’76, appointed Professor Morris to the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission.

Professor Morris is the co-author of North Carolina Law of Torts, 2nd edition (Lexis, 1999) and has written widely on tort liability and risk management in various industries and professions and on governmental immunity. He is a member of the bar in North Carolina and Florida.


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Contact Information

Office: 274
Phone: 919-530-5254
Fax: 919-530-6339