When Pregnant People Encounter The Justice System CLE

Join us for a free, one-hour, live CLE on October 6th, 12:45-1:45pm, to learn more about trends in female incarceration and the rights of pregnant individuals. The seminar will take place in the second floor jury room in the Buncombe County Courthouse, and lunch will be provided for those who pre-register here. When pregnant people…

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NCAJ Hosts Sidebar Social on October 5th

Join North Carolina Advocates for Justice in Asheville for a Sidebar Social at Green Man Brewery on Thursday, October 5, from 5 – 7 p.m. The Buncombe Bar is a co-sponsor, and all Bar members are invited to enjoy complimentary appetizers and drinks courtesy of Lawyers Mutual. We we encourage attendees to bring a friend…

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Professionalism CLE For New Attorneys

Professionalism For New Admittees in the Buncombe County Bar is a 12-hour, two-day continuing legal education course for attorneys who plan to practice in Buncombe County. It is free for new members of the Buncombe County Bar, and $25 per hour for others. Pre-registration is required. New admittees will be given preference for registration. The…

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How Trial Lawyers Can Save An Appeal–Free CLE

Just like a good steak is made in the field, a good appeal is made in the trial court.  This presentation covers strategic pointers for civil trial lawyers to ensure the case they have built will stand up on appeal. From the basics of appellate preservation to the advanced tactics of seasoned appellate practitioners, it…

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Real Property Regulation Updates in 2023

R. Keith Miller, the Buncombe County Tax Assessor, will provide a one-hour training for real estate attorneys and paralegals about the business property rental listing sheets and property card updates recently requested by the county. The training will include the state regulations for rental property listings, information about how to update property records and file…

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The Intersection of Real Property & Estate Planning CLE

The Buncombe Bar is excited to announce a new continuing legal education seminar set for March 24, 9-10am.  Many attorneys find that the intersection of real property and estate planning can be fraught with potential problems without proper planning and preparation. As attorneys and advisors, we are often asked how to best facilitate transfers of…

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The Climate and the Land: Clean Energy, Land Protection and Ethics CLE

Join us for a 3-hour virtual CLE on February 10th to learn more about clean energy and land protection. As our region and the world navigate the burdens of the pandemic, most of the focus has appropriately been on health and economic fallout. Despite these challenges, the threat of our warming climate looms in the…

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Overview of Landlord/Tenant & Consumer Matters During the Pandemic CLE

The Pro Bono Committee of the Buncombe County Bar will host a virtual CLE Program on Wed, January 13, 2021 to provide an overview of key areas of Landlord/Tenant Law and  including termination of tenancy and habitability issues in residential rental housing, and of Consumer Protection Law, including debtors’ rights and common credit issues faced…

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Overview of Estate Planning, Elder Law, and Estate Administration CLE

This three hour Overview of Estate Planning, Elder Law, and Estate Administration virtual CLE is designed for the general practitioner who wants to better understand: How to draft wills, trusts, and powers of attorney How to plan for long-term care expenses and crisis planning, including gifting and Medicaid asset protection trusts; and After death estate…

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