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Timothy Sellers

Timothy Sellers

Attorney at Law

Certified Christian Conciliator ™

Professional Profile

Timothy is a founding member of Sellers, Hinshaw, Ayers, Dortch and Lyons, P.A., a civil practice law firm. For 28 years he has focused on dispute resolution, business, construction and real estate law. Timothy is licensed to practice law in both North Carolina and South Carolina and has extensive experience in mediation, arbitration and litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels.

Timothy has served on North Carolina Bar Association committees and chaired the statewide drafting commit for the North Carolina Planned Community Act. He has served on the City Council for Charlotte, North Carolina. He is the co-founder and Executive Director of Carolina Peacemaking and has been a Certified Christian Conciliator™ since 2000.

Statement of Interest

My interest in peacemaking began when my church home of 18 years was ripped apart by conflict. Through deep study into God’s Word, I learned what He had to say about conflict, reconciliation, restoration and healing. As a Certified Christian Conciliator™ it is my desire to serve the church beyond my own community.

I serve not only by providing conciliation but also by teaching peacemaking to others so that their love for Jesus grows and they are better prepared to serve Him. In II Corinthians 9:6, Paul reminds us that “whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously.” It is the desire of my heart to share in the ‘harvest of righteousness’ promised if peacemakers will sow in peace.


  • Bachelor of Arts, Economics, Davidson College
  • Juris Doctor, University of North Carolina School of Law