Mr. William D. Auman


William D. (Bill) Auman has practiced law since 1986, with over 250 trials and 60+ murder cases to his credit. Bill now focuses primarily on appellate and post-conviction matters. A longtime member of the National Lawyers Guild and former public defender, he has always focused on human rights as opposed to property interests. He has also served as an adjunct professor at UNC-Asheville and Mars Hill University for a total of 25 years, and published two books: “If Trees Could Testify…” and “Pioneer Paddling Colonial Carolina.”

Member Bar Number: 13400

Practice Areas

Appellate practice, Criminal Law

States Licensed



Literary Titan Book Award, December 2022 (“If Trees Could Testify…”)

Contact Information

Auman Law Offices | Email: wdauman@gmail.com   | Phone: 828-236-1808