Ralph Peeples

Ralph Peeples

Professor Emeritus

Ralph Peeples has distinguished himself as teacher and scholar. Ralph is a four-time winner of an Excellence in teaching award at Wake. He is among a small group of scholars nationally that employ empirical methodologies to study and evaluate the legal system. Two recent articles, for example, provide an empirical analysis of court-ordered mediation of medical malpractice cases and of child custody outcomes when there is a dispute over which parent will receive custody of his or her children. Ralph has also been a lecturer and manuscript author for various Continuing Legal Education programs. Prior to entering teaching, Ralph was an Associate Attorney with Squire, Sanders & Dempsey in Cleveland, Ohio. He is currently a Certified Mediator in the North Carolina Superior Court Mediated Settlement Conference program. Ralph is married and has four children. He is a devoted fan of the Cleveland Indians, who believes this will be the year the Indians win the World Series, but he believes that every year.Read more »


Education

  • JD, New York University School of Law, 1976
  • BA, Davidson College, 1973

Publications

Books

  • A Drafter's Guide to Alternative Dispute Resolution: Committee on Dispute Resolution, Business Section of the American Bar Association (American Bar Association 1991).

Book Chapters

  • The Summary Jury Trial, in Alternative Dispute Resolution in North Carolina : a New Civil Procedure (Jacqueline R. Clare; Lynn P. Roundtree; Elizabeth P. Manley 2003).
  • Other Alternative Dispute Resolution Programs in North Carolina, in Alternative Dispute Resolution in North Carolina : a New Civil Procedure (Jacqueline R. Clare; Lynn P. Roundtree; Elizabeth P. Manley 2003).
  • Assessments of ADR Use and Acceptance in North Carolina, in Alternative Dispute Resolution in North Carolina : a New Civil Procedure (Jacqueline R. Clare; Lynn P. Roundtree; Elizabeth P. Manley 2003).
  • An Overview of Alternatives to Civil Litigation, in Alternative Dispute Resolution in North Carolina : a New Civil Procedure (Jacqueline R. Clare; Lynn P. Roundtree; Elizabeth P. Manley 2003).
  • Mortgages, in The American Law of Real Property 3 25-1 - 25-101 (Arthur R. Gaudio 1993).
  • Bankruptcy and Real Estate Transactions, in The American Law of Real Property 3 30-1 - 30-46 (Arthur R. Gaudio 1993).

Articles

Other

  • Dispute Resolution: A Task Force Report by the North Carolina Bar Foundation.

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