Your needs come first at the law office of Charles K. McCotter Jr., Attorney at Law, in New Bern, North Carolina. Whether you have a maritime injury, have been injured due to someone else’s negligence, or have a business matter to resolve, I have the experience, knowledge, and resources to handle your legal issue.

I started my law firm to give individuals personal attention when it matters most. I am committed to providing high-quality legal services at a fair price. You can trust that I will work hard to find the best resolution to fit your needs.

Decades Of Experience Handling Complex Legal Matters

I received my law degree in 1971 from the University of North Carolina and have over 50 years of experience handling legal matters involving admiralty and maritime law, personal injury, business law, wills and estates, real estate disputes, construction cases, land condemnation cases and other matters.

As a North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission Certified Superior Court Mediator, I have conducted more than 2,500 mediations and arbitrations. In addition, I served as a United States Magistrate Judge for 16 years, where I handled federal civil jury and nonjury trials.

You do not have to face the legal system alone. By having a seasoned lawyer on your side, you can make sure all potential issues are addressed so you can focus on your future.

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Charles K. McCotter, Jr. receiving the Chief Justice Award
Shown in the presentation picture (l to r) are Chief Justice Paul Newby, Ken’s wife Pat, Ken, and their two daughters Ginny Hevener and Trish Vandersea. Ken practices law in his own law firm at 2859 Trent Rd. New Bern, N.C., 28562, (https//ckmccotterlaw.com, 252-635-1005), and is Of Counsel to Zaytoun & Ballew Law Firm at 3130 Fairhill Dr., Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27612, (Zaytoun & Ballew Law Firm, 919-832-6690).

Charles K. (“Ken”) McCotter, Jr. receives the prestigious Chief Justice’s Professionalism Award

On Thursday, 18 May 2023, Chief Justice Paul Newby of the North Carolina Supreme Court presented to Charles K. (“Ken”) McCotter, Jr. of New Bern, NC, the prestigious Chief Justice’s Professionalism Award from the Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism (CJCP). The Chief Justice’s Professionalism Award is presented annually to an individual whose contributions have demonstrated the highest commitment to genuine professionalism and the highest standards of legal ethics. Ken is the first recipient of this award from the NC 4th District Bar. Ken graduated from the University of North Carolina School of Law in 1971 and has been a practicing counselor of law for over 50 years serving as a U.S. Magistrate Judge for 16 years and a trial lawyer since 1995.

Contact Me For Personal Service

I will work hard to develop a close relationship throughout your case. You will receive prompt, personal attention at my law firm. I will provide professional, high-quality legal service. To schedule a consultation, please call my law firm at (252) 635-1005 or send me an email.