Attorney David C. Hawisher joins Roberts & Stevens Law Firm

Roberts & Stevens is pleased to announce that attorney David C. Hawisher has joined the firm. His focus is on appellate litigation, insurance defense and health care regulatory compliance.

Hawisher earned his undergraduate degree in religious studies in 2015 from the University of North Carolina, where he was an active member of the Dialectic and Philanthropic societies.   He then went on to graduate cum laude from the University of North Carolina School of Law. As a law student, Hawisher interned with the Tribal Court for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Judge Arrowood and then-Judge Davis of the North Carolina Court of Appeals, and the Office of the Federal Defender for the Eastern District of North Carolina. He was also a staff member of the North Carolina Law Review from 2017 to 2018, and he represented indigent clients with UNC’s Youth Justice Clinic from 2018 to 2019.

David is incredibly bright, hardworking and diligent,” said Wyatt Stevens of Roberts & Stevens. With excellent research and writing skills, he is a welcome addition to our litigation team.

Hawisher joins a team of professionals with decades of experience in his focus areas of appellate litigation, insurance defense, health care regulatory compliance and beyond. No matter the complexity, Roberts & Stevens delivers outstanding service and conscientious legal work performed by experienced and well-prepared lawyers who put their clients’ interests first.

To learn more about the Insurance Defense, Medical Malpractice and Appellate Law teams at Roberts & Stevens, visit roberts-stevens.com/services. 

Roberts & Stevens is one of the largest law firms in Western North Carolina and serves clients across the state in a wide variety of industries, ranging from large corporations and governmental entities to family-owned companies, small businesses, and individuals. To learn more, visit www.roberts-stevens.com.

Attorney Alexander R. W. Paschal joins Roberts & Stevens Law Firm

Roberts & Stevens is pleased to announce that attorney Alexander R. W. Paschal has joined the firm. Born and raised in Asheville, Paschal now works with Roberts & Stevens focusing on property law, including residential real estate transactions.

Paschal graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in political science and history. Prior to his legal studies, he biked more than 4,000 miles from Seattle to Washington, D.C., to spread awareness and raise money for people with disabilities. He then received a Juris Doctor from Campbell University, where he served as president of the Student Federal Bar Association. Paschal first began working with Roberts & Stevens as a runner, then transitioned to a law clerk, and officially joined as an associate in 2020. Paschal is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyers Division.

“A native of Asheville, Alex and his family have deep roots and connections in the entire state of North Carolina, and we feel very fortunate that he has chosen to become part of our firm,” said Marc Rudow of Roberts & Stevens. “We are pleased to make him part of our real estate team.”

Paschal joins a team of professionals with decades of experience — not only in his chosen focus area of real estate, development, homeowners’ association, land use and zoning law — but also in appellate law, bankruptcy law, business and corporate law, civil rights and elections, construction and education law, employment law, environmental law, estates and trusts, government relations and public policy, health law, hospitality and tourism law, insurance defense, litigation, medical malpractice, nonprofit law, personal injury and wrongful death, products and professional liability, tax and transportation law. No matter the complexity, Roberts & Stevens delivers outstanding service and conscientious legal work performed by experienced and well-prepared lawyers who put their clients’ interests first.

Paschal is the newest member of the Roberts & Stevens Land Use and Zoning team, which helps clients navigate local and state laws regarding land use, zoning, notices of violation, subdivision, storm water and historic preservation. The team has worked with local governments, property owners, neighborhood groups and developers of both large and small projects in Western North Carolina. To learn more about the Land Use and Zoning team at Roberts & Stevens, visit roberts-stevens.com/services/land-use-zoning

Roberts & Stevens is one of the largest law firms in Western North Carolina and serves clients across the state in a wide variety of industries, ranging from large corporations and governmental entities to family-owned companies, small businesses, and individuals. To learn more, visit www.roberts-stevens.com. 

Attorney S. Wesley Tripp III joins Roberts & Stevens Law Firm

Roberts & Stevens is pleased to announce that attorney S. Wesley Tripp III has joined the firm to focus on insurance defense, medical malpractice and appellate litigation.

Before joining Roberts & Stevens, Wes Tripp clerked on both of North Carolina’s appellate courts, an experience that provided him the opportunity to help draft nearly 50 appellate opinions. A graduate of the Campbell University School of Law, Tripp served as an articles editor on the Campbell Law Review and served on the Executive Board of the Student Bar Association. Before attending law school, Tripp graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Tennessee, and, during this time, he wrote for the university’s newspaper, The Daily Beacon. Tripp also earned an associate degree, magna cum laude, in religious studies from Johnson University.

With experience as a clerk on the North Carolina Court of Appeals and the North Carolina Supreme Court, Wes makes a great addition to our firm,” said Phillip Jackson of Roberts & Stevens. “He will use that experience to represent our clients in litigation, trials, and appeals.”

Tripp joins a team of professionals with decades of experience in his focus area of insurance defense, medical malpractice, appellate litigation and beyond — giving clients peace of mind when faced with these challenges. With the firm, he assists a wide variety of clients, from individuals to businesses, through legal research and advocacy to ensure that their legal needs are met. No matter the complexity, Roberts & Stevens delivers outstanding service and conscientious legal work performed by experienced and well-prepared lawyers who put their clients’ interests first.

Tripp is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Appellate Practice Section, Litigation Section and Young Lawyers Division. He is also in the North Carolina Bar Foundation’s Civic Education and Community Engagement Committee, as well as the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys’ General Liability Practice Group and Medical Malpractice Group.

To learn more about the Insurance Defense, Medical Malpractice and Appellate Law teams at Roberts & Stevens, visit roberts-stevens.com/services.

Roberts & Stevens is one of the largest law firms in Western North Carolina and serves clients across the state in a wide variety of industries, ranging from large corporations and governmental entities to family-owned companies, small businesses, and individuals. To learn more, visit www.roberts-stevens.com.

Giving Tuesday: Donations Matched for Pisgah Legal Services

Pisgah Legal Services is excited to announce a matching gift campaign for Giving Tuesday, presented by Roberts & Stevens.
Donations to Pisgah Legal will be matched dollar for dollar on Tuesday, December 1, up to $12,500.
The funds will help our neighbors who are struggling because of COVID-19 to access unemployment benefits, avoid evictions and foreclosures and more. Donations can be made at www.pisgahlegal.org#givingtuesday.