(910) 341-3202

Frank Prior

Frank boasts an extensive education, professional experience and impressive memberships in many noteworthy political, civic and business organizations.

  • ADR Services:Mediation (Superior Court)
  • Mediation (Federal)
  • Mediation (Workers Comp)
  • Mediation (Family)
  • Arbitration (Civil/Commercial)
  • Arbitration (Labor)
  • Neutral Evaluation

Formal Certifications:
Superior Court Mediator

Superior Court Judicial Districts served:
2, 3A, 3B, 4A, 4B, 5, 8A, 8B, 10, 11A, 11B, 12, 13, 16A, 16B

Case Experience
Frank B. Prior has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:

  • Commercial/Business
  • Contract Disputes
  • Employment
  • Insurance
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Negligence
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Torts
  • Workers Compensation
  • Workplace
  • Wrongful Death

Frank has been practicing civil litigation for more than 25 years, with particular emphasis in the workers compensation fields, representing both plaintiff and defense.

Since 1995, the majority of his practice has been dedicated to ADR, primarily mediation. To date, he had mediated more than 1000 cases, many in the workers compensation field.


  • Campbell University, Norman A. Wiggans School of Law, Buies Creek, NC – J.D. – 1983
  • NC State University, Raleigh, NC – B.A. Economics, B.A. Business Management – 1980

Memberships & Affiliations :

  • NC State Bar– Member
  • NC Bar Association – Member
  • New Hanover County Bar Association – Member
  • Fifth Judicial District Bar – Member
  • Eastern District of North Carolina Federal Court – Admitted
  • North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission Certified Mediator