Seeking Full Time Legal Assistant

The Van Winkle Law Firm is seeking a full-time Legal Assistant to join our team in our Asheville, NC office.

This position provides support in a fast paced, dynamic environment. The successful candidate will be self-motivated with a hands-on, positive, “can-do” approach.
Compensation is dependent on experience and skill set.

The position is full-time (40-hours per week).

Duties include:

Maintain positive and responsive contact with clients and observe confidentiality of client matters.
Serve as liaison between firm, clients, governmental offices, lending institutions, insurance agencies, and other parties
Prepare correspondence and reports
Create documents using legal formats and terminology, draft letters, memos, documents, and various other correspondence for attorneys and proofread all work
Organize and maintain electronic data
Manage traditional administrative needs
Manage daily workflow including scheduling appointments, maintaining calendars, and being a helpful resource to the supervising attorney
Demonstrate good judgment and professionalism, and exhibit flexibility and versatility to provide support
Demonstrate strong reasoning and resolution skills
Qualifications for this position include:

Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent is required, advanced skills or education is a plus
Previous legal assistant experience preferred
Prior paralegal experience desired
Willingness to learn the business practice and its systems
Exceptional attention to detail, excellent organizational and communication skills, and proficient word processing skills
Ability to work well independently, be responsive, and manage deadlines
Exceptional flexibility and strong prioritization skills and the capability to adapt to change

Benefits: Health insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Retirement plan, Paid time off, Paid Holidays


Legal Assistant/Paralegal Job Opening

Hilderbran Hitchcock PA, a boutique law firm providing legal services in the areas of business law, commercial real estate, finance, estate planning, estate administration and health care law, wishes to hire a full-time employee to handle office administration tasks and perform paralegal services. If you have a strong work ethic and are a self-starter in getting things done, we would like to hear from you. You can expect competitive, fair compensation, with health insurance. We have a modern office in downtown Asheville, and we provide convenient, free parking. Please send your resume to


Upcoming CLE Video Replays in Asheville

Thursday-Friday, February 20-21, 2020

 NCBA Real Property Fundamentals

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

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


Wednesday-Thursday, February 26-27, 2020  

 MCB 2019 Annual Review

CLE Credit: 12.0 hours including 1.0 Ethics/Professionalism, 1.0 Substance Abuse and

1.0 Technology

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


Wednesday, February 26, 2020

 Lawyers Mutual Consulting Services:  What’s Your Law Firm’s Continuity Plan?

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

Reg:  3:45-4:00pm; Program: 4:00-7:00pm


Friday, February 28, 2020

NCADA Legal Reflections from 2019

CLE Credit: 6.5 hours including 1.0 Ethics/Professional Responsibility, 1.0 Substance Abuse & 1.0 Technology

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


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

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

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