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Hon. Neal Dickert, Mediator & Arbitrator, North Augusta, South Carolina.

Hon. Neal Dickert

Dickert Mediation, LLC
P.O. Box 7353
North Augusta, SC 29861
Tel: (706) 394-2557
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Additional office: Augusta, GA
Recognized to South Carolina Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration

Regularly travels out of state to: South Carolina

Other ADR Services: Early Neutral Evaluation, Insurance Umpire
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  • Practice Commenced1994
  • # of MEDS (as of 14/7/24)500
  • # of ARBS (as of 14/7/24)25
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


Neal W. Dickert returned to the law practice with the firm of Hull, Barrett PC in 2008 after serving eleven years as a Superior Court Judge with the Augusta Judicial Circuit. Mr. Dickert opened Dickert Mediation LLC on July 1, 2020. He concentrates his practice in the areas of mediation and arbitration.

Before his election to the Superior Court bench, Mr. Dickert practiced with the law firm of Hull Barrett PC from 1974 to December, 1996. In that capacity, he had extensive civil trial experience. He tried numerous jury and non-jury trials in cases involving products liability, workers compensation, FELA, construction litigation, personal injury, negligence, medical malpractice, contract disputes, and ERISA in both the state and federal courts of Georgia and South Carolina.

As a judge, Judge Dickert presided over civil, criminal, and domestic cases and tried more than 100 jury trials. He also sat with the Georgia Supreme Court in the case of Mead v. Sheffield, 278 Ga. 268, 601 S.E.2d 99 (2004). He was the chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Institute of Continuing Judicial Education for the state of Georgia at the time he left the bench. He is a graduate of the National Judicial College and served as a group facilitator for the General Jurisdiction course at the college. He is a frequent lecturer at Continuing Education programs throughout the Southeast and has published articles in the Judges' Journal, the Georgia Bar Journal, and Verdict Magazine published by the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association. He is also the author of the Georgia Handbook of Foundations and Objections published by Thomson-Reuters. This book was initially published in 2003 and has been updated annually thereafter.

Case Experience

  • Appellate
  • Banking & Finance
  • Commercial/Business
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Family Businesses
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Libel & Slander
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Railroad & Trucking
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Title Disputes
  • Torts
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Death


  • J.D., University of South Carolina, 1974
  • Member of the South Carolina Law Review
  • Member of Wig and Robe Scholastic Honorary


  • M.B.A., University of South Carolina, 1969
  • B.A. in Economics, Wofford College, 1968

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Board of Governors, Georgia Bar Association (1986 - 1998)
  • President of the Augusta Bar Association (1997)
  • Chairman of the Board of Elections - Richmond County (1981 - 1990)
  • Leadership Augusta participant (1981)
  • President of Augusta Rotary Club (1991 - 1992)
  • Paul Harris Fellow of Rotary International
  • President of Wofford College Alumni Association (1996 - 1997)
  • Alumni Representative to Wofford College Board of Trustees (1996)
  • Board of Directors of the University of South Carolina Law School Assoc. (1992 - 1998)
  • Senior Warden, Church of the Good Shepherd (2004 - 2007)
  • Chairman, Board of Trustees, Institute of Continuing Judicial Education for the State of Georgia (2005 - 2007)
  • Chairman, Family Law Committee, Council of Superior Court Judges (2002 - 2003)

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