Peter U. Kanipe Joins McGuire Wood & Bissette Law Firm

​The McGuire Wood & Bissette law firm is pleased to welcome attorney Peter U. Kanipe to the firm. Mr. Kanipe will continue to focus his practice on real estate and development issues and local government matters. He has represented the City of Asheville in the acquisition of multiple properties and sidewalk easements as well as local banks with rectifying real property title issues.

Peter is a native of Asheville, a graduate of T.C. Roberson High School, and has practiced law in the community for 13 years prior to joining the practice with McGuire, Wood & Bissette law firm. Peter earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in and his Juris Doctorate from theUniversity of Tennessee, Cum Laude in 2002.

Peter has had vast experience in the local community, serving as President of the Asheville Community Theatre, a member on the Executive Committee for the Buncombe County Bar, and on the Board of Directors for the Arc of Buncombe County.

McGuire, Wood & Bissette has been a pillar of the Western North Carolina community since 1894. Our attorneys provide practical legal advice with personal, responsive service. We have always been committed, and remain so, to this community, this state and this region. In the roles we each play as professionals, in our families and in our communities, we have an intense desire to give back to this region and see it thrive. You will find that dedication evident in the service you receive as well as throughout the community we serve.