Weekly Bar Briefs, 10-18-2017

Dear Bar Members,

We are happy to partner with Pisgah Legal Services to present an Expunction CLE on November 9th. The focus is on maximizing relief for those with prior justice contact. The session will cover topics including: expunctions, certificates of relief, motions of appropriate relief, and juvenile expunctions. LeAnn Melton, Buncombe County Chief Public Defender and Latoya Gardner, Pisgah Legal Services’ Expunction Project Coordinator will be the presenters. To sign up, click here.


Recent Bar News

Mentorship – Promoting Professionalism  

Posted on February 19th, 2019 by Bar Administrator  

On behalf of the Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism,  Associate Justice Paul Newby recently expressed appreciation for the work of the Buncombe County Bar in its 7-year old program of formal mentorship. Leading a statewide effort to improve mentoring and promote professionalism, the senior justice suggested Buncombe Bar’s mentoring experiences “would be very helpful to Read more

Mindfulness Meditation CLE  

Posted on February 18th, 2019 by Bar Administrator  

Would you like to feel more resilient and less stressed? Once again, the Buncombe County Bar is partnering with Laura Mahr of Conscious Legal Minds LLC to offer a mindfulness meditation CLE course. This year, there will be two courses (Level One and Level Two) that run simultaneously, starting April 7 and ending May 8, Read more

Recent Member News

Our Voice Features Tarana Burke on March 14  

Posted on February 20th, 2019 by jrebecca.knight@gmail.com  

Please support the work of Our Voice for an evening with social justice champion and a 2017 Time Magazine Person of the Year, Tarana Burke. If you cannot attend, please buy one or more tickets to give to family/friends or purchase an equity ticket that Our Voice will donate to someone who otherwise could not Read more

Harold E. Kaplan Receives Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating  

Posted on February 19th, 2019 by Kaplan Harold  

Harold E. Kaplan and Kaplan Dispute Resolution of Fairview are pleased to announce that Harold again received an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, its highest possible qualification.  He first received that rating in 2002. Harold is admitted in New York and Florida and is a Board Certified Health Law Attorney and former chair of the Read more

In Memoriam  

Posted on February 18th, 2019 by Bar Administrator  

Attorney Norman Vincent Schaich, 65, of Black Mountain, passed peacefully away in his sleep on February 15, 2019. Norm was born July 5, 1953 in Caldwell County to the late Henry and Reba Schaich. He was a graduate of Lenoir High School, Appalachian State University, and received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Read more

Recent Classifieds

Seeking Pro Se Law Clerk for US District Court  

Posted on February 20th, 2019 by Bar Administrator  

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT Western District of North Carolina Job Announcement Number: 19-04 Position Title: Pro Se Law Clerk Type of Appointment: Temporary (One Year and One Day) Position Location: Asheville, NC Open Date: February 20, 2019 Closing Date: February 27, 2019 The United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina is Read more

Desk for Sale - $100  

Posted on February 18th, 2019 by Tiffany Tyler  

L-shaped desk for sale. Has three drawers on left and additional storage (with sliding pull-down door) on right. Pick up only (as we have no way of delivering it). It is located in our home, so early mornings, evenings, or weekends preferable. Contact: tstyler98@gmail.com

Office space for lease  

Posted on February 14th, 2019 by mike@attymacht.com  

Approximately 1450 square foot office space for lease in Doctor’s Park. Unit is at the opposite end of the building in which Biscuit Head is located. Unit is currently undergoing renovation so the space will be new upon lease. In the unit is a waiting/reception area, conference room, break room, and 3 offices. Walls have Read more

Upcoming Events

New Member Swearing-In  2017-10-12

New Bar members are invited to sign up now for the annual Swearing-in Ceremony for the Buncombe County Bar. Members can be sworn in to both state and federal courts at this ceremony. Family and friends may attend. Current Bar members are strongly urged to show their support for new members by attending this event, which Read more