Seeking Bench-Bar Liaison Committee Members

The Bench-Bar Liaison Committee was created to facilitate and maintain good relations between the Bar and judiciary of the 28th Judicial District. The Committee shall endeavor to create an environment of a respectful, but friendly, dialogue and camaraderie between the Bench and the Bar. The Committee will endeavor to facilitate open and frank discussions between Bar representatives and the Bench to further the administration of justice in Buncombe County.

The Committee shall consist of at least five but not more than nine members of the 28th Judicial District.

Ex Officio members shall include one Superior Court Judge (nominated by the Senior Resident Superior Court Judge), a District Court Judge appointed by the Chief District Court Judge, and the President of the Buncombe County Bar.

The remaining members of the Committee shall be selected by the Executive Committee of the Buncombe County Bar to staggered two-year terms with at least one member of the Buncombe County Bar who practices in each of the following areas of law: Criminal; Superior Court Civil; and Family Law.

To apply for service to this committee, please send an email to Bar Administrator Lisa-Gaye Hall at with the subject line: Bench-Bar Liaison Committee. Please include a statement about your interest in serving on the committee, and your areas of practice, and submit by October 30, 2017.