Zeb (Barney) Barnhardt, Jr., is a mediator, an arbitrator, a solo practitioner and an independent consultant. Zeb was a founding member on the Board of Directors of BarCARES of North Carolina, Inc. He served a three-year term on the American Bar Association’s Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs.  He is a volunteer in the NC State Bar’s Lawyer Assistance Program.  Since 2014, he has served as President of LAP Foundation of North Carolina, Inc.