Attorney Profile

Ann Shy
Ann Shy


Juris Doctor (J.D.)
NCCU School of Law

Executive Masters in Health Policy and Administration (M.H.A.)
UNC School of Public Health

Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy (B.A.)
Boston College


Advanced Certificate in Dispute Resolution
Dispute Resolution Institute, NCCU School of Law

Certification in Emergency Risk Communication
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Certificate in Aging
UNC Institute on Aging

Human Participants Protections Education for Research Teams
National Institutes of Health Office for Human Subject Protection

Professional Memberships

American Society of Law, Medicine, and Ethics
American Bar Association (ABA)
ABA Dispute Resolution Section
North Carolina Bar Association
NC Bar Association Elder Law Section
Orange County Bar Association


Article on Ann Shy's work: "Mediation program eases prisoners' re-entry into society." (PDF download)
North Carolina Lawyers Weekly, April 4, 2011 issue

Addressing the advocacy gap for Medicaid recipients filing claims for Medicaid benefits (PDF download)
NC State Bar Journal, June 2010 edition

Disaster Mediation: Room for Improvement (PDF download)
NC Bar Assoc. Dispute Resolution Section Newsletter, 2009

Staff perceptions of end-of-life care in long-term care
Journal of the American Medical Directors Association 4, 23-26 (2003). Zimmerman, S., Sloane, P.D., Hanson, L., Mitchell, C.M., Shy, A.

Community Activities

Board of Directors, Spaulding Conflict Resolution Center

Community Advisory Board Member, UNC AIDS Clinical Trials Unit

Community Resource Council Member, NC Department of Corrections

Volunteer, Orange County Dispute Settlement Center