As a Certified North Carolina Superior Court Mediator since 2007, and a practicing attorney with over twenty-five years of wide ranging civil litigation experience, and a leader in the use of Collaborative Law for Civil Cases, John Ong brings experience and dedication to alternative dispute resolution. He enjoys the challenge of quickly grasping the essential facts, issues, and needs of the parties while working with them to resolve their disputes in a professional, productive, and positive manner.


John is an active mediator along with serving as mediation coach/trainer for Mediation, Inc. He is listed on the NC Bar Associations list of Construction Law Mediators, and on the esteemed Intercede panel of mediators and enjoys writing and speaking on the subject of both mediations and negotiations. With over ten years of experience as a mediator and with decades of involvement in mediation as an advocate, John brings both experience and creativity to the process.

Collaborative Law:

John is a founding and current member of the Board of Directors for the North Carolina Civil Collaborative Law Association. In addition, he was a course planner and presenter at the inaugural Civil Collaborative lawyer training sessions at the North Carolina Bar Association including the trainings related to Construction Law and Employment Law and has provided training and informational sessions on civil collaborative practice and procedure to attorneys and industry.  John was also a co- founder of the Collaborative for Construction Core Group, an early statewide initiative created to formulate and adapt the collaborative practice to construction related disputes.

Areas of Dispute Resolution:

  • Personal Injury Matters
  • Business Disputes
  • Construction Defect Matters
  • Trucking and Transportation Matters
  • Medical Practice Matters such as Covenants Not to Compete, Partnership Dissolutions, and Contract Modification
  • Homeowners Association Disputes
  • Land Use Planning and Development
  • Land Conservation Easements Disputes

Mediation Resources:

You may contact John directly at or 704.940.3412

Certified by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission to Conduct Superior Court Mediations.