Grace Counseling

Lisa (Sara) Bowen, MA, LPC is in private practice: Grace Counseling, phone: 828 333 8483 and email: She is available to any attorney or judge to do counseling with adults, children or families. She has a masters degree in psychology from Columbia University, TC, NYC. She has been a counselor for 17 years and is very familiar with the legal system. See this link for her Psychology Today profile.

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Seeking Associate Attorney

Patla, Straus, Robinson & Moore, P.A., a small, highly respected, well established law firm in Asheville, North Carolina, seeks full-time experienced associate attorney to join its busy estate planning and estate administration practice. Experience in elder law or transactional/business planning is a plus, but is not required. Patla, Straus offers a collegial and collaborative work environment, an excellent work-life balance, and long-term career opportunities.
• drafting estate planning documents
• overseeing estate administration from start to finish
• advising clients on current tax laws and applications
• client-centered focus requiring excellence in communication, cultivation and retention of clients
• NC licensed attorney in good standing
• 3+ years of estate planning and estate administration experience
• Organized and detail-oriented
• Team player looking for a career not a job
Salary and Benefits
• Salary commensurate with experience
• Generous compensation package including bonuses, profit sharing, health insurance, life insurance, and paid time off
Please submit cover letter and resume to


Upcoming CLE Video Replays in Asheville

WCU at Biltmore Place, 28 Scheck Parkway, Room 105

Wednesday-Thursday, October 9-10, 2019

 NCBA 40th Annual Estate Planning & Fiduciary Law

CLE Credit: 10.75 hours including 1.0 Ethics/Professionalism

Reg:  8:45-9:00am; Program Day 1:9:00am-4:15pm; Day 2:  9:00am-12:15pm


Thursday, October 10, 2019

 Lawyers Mutual Insurance Presents 

What’s Your Law Firm Continuity Plan? The Secrets of Buying, Selling and Other Succession Strategies Available to Continue to Practice Without Fear


CLE Credit: 3.0 hours including 1.0 Ethics/Professional Responsibility and 1.0 Substance Abuse

Reg:  12:30-12:45pm; Program: 12:45-3:45pm


Wednesday-Thursday, November 6-7, 2019  

 NCBA 2019 Real Property Fundamentals

CLE Credit: 13.25 hours including 1.0 Ethics/Professionalism and 1.0 Technology Training

Reg:  8:45-9:00am; Program Day 1:  9:00am-4:30pm; Day 2:  9:00am-3:45pm


Friday, November 8, 2019

NCBA Freaky Friday: They Told Me I Only Needed to Know Family Law

CLE Credit: 6.0 hours including 1.0 Substance Abuse/Mental Health

Reg:  8:45-9:00am; Program: 9:00am-3:30pm


Wednesday, December 4, 2019 

 NCBA 2019 Basics of Elder & Special Needs Law

CLE Credit: 7.5 including 1.0 Ethics/ Professional Responsibility

Reg:  8:45-9:00am; Program: 9:00am-5:00pm



For more information or to register, please contact Sally Davis, Tar Heel Seminars at 252-567-3053 or

You may also visit the NCBA and Lawyers Mutual Insurance websites for program information and to register.

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Seeking Workers Compensation Associate

McAngus Goudelock and Courie LLC seeks a workers’ compensation associate for their Asheville office. Attorneys with an interest in workers’ compensation law and/or attorneys with established relationships in the insurance defense industry are encouraged to apply. Candidates must be licensed to practice in North Carolina.

MGC is a growing, highly-respected regional insurance defense firm with sixteen locations in the Southeast.  MGC offers a dynamic workplace, long-term career opportunities and a generous compensation package for candidates motivated to achieve excellence in the business of law.

Apply online and find out more about opportunities in other states on our website:

Domestic Violence Attorney

Domestic Violence Attorney – Hendersonville

Pisgah Legal Services is a community-based non-profit corporation governed by a local Board of Directors. PLS has an annual budget of $5.4 million from a multitude of funding sources. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina (WNC), Pisgah Legal Services’ primary service area includes eight WNC counties, in a mostly rural setting. The organization has offices in Asheville, Hendersonville, Rutherfordton, Brevard, Spruce Pine, and Marshall. With a dedicated staff of sixty-six, including twenty-seven attorneys plus supporting staff, and an active pro bono panel of 300 private attorneys, the program provides free services to more than 16,000 people per year to meet their basic needs, primarily in the poverty law areas of housing, public benefits, domestic violence prevention, health care, immigration, and consumer law.

PLS is seeking a domestic violence / family law N.C. licensed attorney to work out of our Hendersonville office. The domestic violence team helps victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child maltreatment escape domestic violence and live independent of their abusers. PLS provides holistic services to clients including and beyond the initial protective order including assistance in family law cases and other legal remedies.

• Representation and advice to clients in prevention of domestic violence and other poverty law cases.
• Preventive legal education and outreach.
• Some travel within sixty miles of our offices.
• This attorney will also be responsible for keeping abreast of developments in the law and disseminating information to staff, volunteer attorneys and the public.
• Handle a caseload of domestic violence prevention cases, involving frequent 50B, divorce, and custody litigation. Work with domestic violence prevention agencies in the six counties. Some travel within 60 miles is required. Caseload may change in the future to include homelessness prevention and other types of poverty law.

• N.C. licensed attorney
• Spanish language skills would be an asset but is not required
• Experience in addressing problems associated with domestic violence, family law, foreclosure prevention, and other areas of poverty.

Salary/ Benefits
Salary ranges from $48,500 – $92,000 depending on experience. Excellent fringe benefits, including 401(k) retirement plan, as well as life, health, and disability insurance.

To Apply
E-mail resumé and cover letter describing relevant experience to PLS invites all applicants to include in their cover letter a statement about how your unique background and/or experiences might contribute to the diversity, cultural vitality, and perspective of our staff and legal services practice.

Pisgah Legal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Racial minorities, women, the elderly, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.