Weekly Bar Briefs, 5-1-2018

Dear Bar Members, Join us for the May 14th annual Pro Bono Celebration to honor local attorneys who make volunteerism look easy! We are asking for RSVP for luncheons from now on, so please click here to sign up. Recent Bar News [newsletters_posts numberposts=”3″ showdate=”Y” eftype=”excerpt” orderby=”post_date” order=”DESC” category=”4″] Recent Member News [newsletters_posts numberposts=”5″ showdate=”Y”…

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Message From Bar Councilor Anna Hamrick

Dear Friends and Colleagues of the 28th Judicial District Bar – I hope you are recovering from the recent storm and power outages. I wanted to give you some brief information in addition to what your received in the email from the State Bar Quarterly Update / e-newsletter.  I know that document can be voluminous, so…

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LeAnn Melton Appointed to Public Defender Post

Pursuant to North Carolina General Statute Section 7A-498.7(b), Chief Resident Superior Court Judge Alan Z. Thornburg has appointed Leann Melton as the public defender for the 28th defender district for the term beginning July 1, 2017.

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Notice: Public Defender Election Set for January 11, 2017

The Buncombe County Bar will hold an election for the office of Public Defender on January 11, 2017. The election will take place at the January Bar Luncheon at 12:45pm at The Venue, 21 N. Market Street, Asheville, North Carolina. Nominations for the Office of Public Defender will be made at the meeting, and voting…

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Reminder – Bar Luncheon Wednesday

Dear Bar Members, Here’s your reminder to join us this Wednesday for the first Bar Luncheon of the fiscal year. And, big news! The Executive Committee has decided that this year’s luncheons will be free to all members. We’ve reserved 90 lunches, so the first 90 members to join the buffet line at The Venue…

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In Memoriam: Beth Bryant

We regret to inform you of the death of Elizabeth “Beth” Bryant, who died on August 11, 2016, at the age of 56. Please click here to read her obituary.

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In Memoriam

We regret to inform you of the death of Patrick Ochsenreiter, 59, who died on June 17, 2016. To read Mr. Ochsenreiter’s obituary, please click here.

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In Memoriam

We regret to inform you of the death of Robert H. “Tripp” Owen, III, age 53, earlier today. A memorial service will be announced by Groce Funeral Home on their website. For Mr. Owen’s obituary, please click here.

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Notice of Proposed Bylaw Change

The General Assembly recently enacted changes to the procedures for filling District Court Judge vacancies, necessitating a change in the bylaws for the Buncombe County Bar. OFFICIAL NOTICE Buncombe County Bar Luncheon Meeting Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 12:30pm The Venue, 21 North Market Street The agenda includes the following revision to the Bylaws: ARTICLE…

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Bar Member Survey

Dear Bar Members, Please take a moment to complete our survey regarding the Bar Luncheon. We’re interested in your opinion! Click here to participate. Thank you.

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