Notary Rule Update

Fellow Buncombe Bar members, Please note that SB 552, effective June 22, 2023, requires all notaries public to maintain a journal.  Pursuant to NCGS 10B-38, the journal must be kept in accordance with the rules adopted by the Secretary of State. The issue is that the rules are still “proposed” rules, so no one knows with certainty what…

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Congratulations Dale Curriden!

Hail to the CHIEF!! Best Lawyers® has named our Firm President, Dale Curriden️, Lawyer of the Year for Medical Malpractice (Defendants) in Asheville for 2024! Well deserved – congratulations, Dale!  https://www.vwlawfirm.com/dale-a-curriden/

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Shortcode Test

01 Mar Practicing Before The Clerk CLE March 1, 2024     12:30 pm – 1:30 pm $35.00 – $70.00 Buncombe County Courthouse CLE Join the Clerk’s office for a CLE that will provide practical information to attorneys about the role of the clerk within the court system. It […] More Info Book Now! 13 Mar March…

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Courthouse Closed Today, 3/31/2020

Buncombe County Courthouse will be closed for the rest of the day, according to the Captain Jill Banks of  the Buncombe County Sheriff’s office. The building will re-open tomorrow at the regular time.

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Celebrate Pro Bono Service – Have Lunch & Beer On Us!

Pisgah Legal Services and the Buncombe County Bar are celebrating volunteer attorneys’ kind and generous work! Are you an active Mountain Area Volunteer Lawyer (MAVL) volunteer or do other pro bono service for low-income people in WNC? Have lunch and a beer on us at Wicked Weed and let us appreciate you! Tuesday, October 23, Noon…

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Legal Thriller “Ultimate Verdict” Penned By Mike Wimer

Member Mike Wimer, writing under the pen name Michael Winstead, has released his first legal thriller. Ultimate Verdict follows the travails of a rogue federal judge who holds secret trials in a mobile courtroom, targeting criminals who have escaped the broken justice system.  The verdicts are preordained, there are no appeals, and the sentences are carried out…

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Nine Attorneys from The Van Winkle Law Firm Recognized as 2018 Super Lawyers®

The Van Winkle Law Firm announced today that nine of the firm’s attorneys have been named 2018 Super Lawyers®. Those recognized in their areas of law are: Dale Curriden (Personal Injury-Medical Malpractice: Defense) Stephen J. Grabenstein (Estate and Trust Litigation) Robert H. Haggard (Estate Planning and Probate; Top 100) William G. Heedy (Intellectual Property, Rising…

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