Weekly Bar Briefs, 11-30-2021

Dear Bar Members,

We are grateful to all the firms and individuals who are sponsoring the Bar’s Holiday Party and Toy Drive. Our toy drive supports Santa Pal, and we encourage all members to donate to this great organization, either at the party or by replying to this email for toy pickup.


Recent Bar News

Update From State Bar Councilor Anna Hamrick  

Posted on August 5, 2022 by Bar Administrator  

Dear Friends and Colleagues – I hope you are well.  The Bar Council met July 19-22 in Wilmington.  Here are some pertinent updates from the meeting: Regarding the CLE Board’s Proposes Sweeping Changes to CLE Rules – There is now some mention of allowing a carryover of 6 hours.  I think they should allow for Read more


Partners For Justice Internship Program 2022  

Posted on August 2, 2022 by Bar Administrator  

The Partners for Justice Internship program, happening July 25-29, helps four local high school seniors explore careers in criminal justice. Students will spend each day in court, in the Buncombe County detention center, in local law firms, or riding along with a deputy sheriff. The program is facilitated by Youth Transformed for Life Training Program, Read more



Recent Member News

Upcoming CME/CLE with The Mediation Center, Mediator In the Middle: 2022 CME/CLE for DRC Certified Mediators.      

Posted on July 27, 2022 by Sarah V. Corley  

Join the Mediation Center on Friday, August 12, 2022 or Friday, September 16, 2022 for Mediator In the Middle. This live webinar for mediators will be led by Tara Lynn Kozlowski, Frank Goldsmith and Sharon Tracey Barrett. Join Tara Lynn Kozlowski for an overview of the field of mediation today and recent updates to NC caw Read more


Robert H. Haggard Honored with Distinguished Service Award by the NCBA  

Posted on July 27, 2022 by The Van Winkle Law Firm  

The Van Winkle Law Firm announced today that attorney Robert H. Haggard has been honored as a recipient of the NCBA Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law Section’s Distinguished Service Award. Established in 2018, the award honors attorneys with expertise in the area of estate planning and fiduciary law who have provided exemplary, outstanding, and distinguished Read more


ASKLaw welcomes two new attorneys  

Posted on July 25, 2022 by Allen, Stahl + Kilbourne  

Allen Stahl + Kilbourne is excited to introduce two new lawyers who have joined the firm. Maria Lamore and Matthew Giangrosso are our two newest additions. Maria grew up in Greensboro, NC and earned her B.S. in Business Administration from UNC Chapel Hill in 2015, with a minor in journalism. She made her way back Read more


David Gantt Inducted into the 2021 Pro Bono Honor Society  

Posted on July 19, 2022 by Gantt David  

The David Gantt Law Office is pleased to announce that David Gantt has been recognized by the North Carolina Supreme Court and inducted into the North Carolina Pro Bono Honor Society for his service in 2021.  The North Carolina Pro Bono Honor Society celebrates attorneys who have met their professional responsibility enshrined in Rule 6.1 Read more


Ferikes & Bleynat Relocates  

Posted on July 19, 2022 by Ed Bleynat  

The Asheville litigation firm of Ferikes & Bleynat, PLLC, has relocated to 67 Charlotte Street across from Clayton Street in downtown Asheville. The firm’s telephone number (828-251-1588) and email address (info@ashevillelitigators.com) remain the same. Ferikes & Bleynat, PLLC is an Asheville litigation firm representing consumers and businesses across Western North Carolina through corporate, real estate, Read more



Recent Classifieds

Paralegal Position  

Posted on August 5, 2022 by Stephen Agan  

The law firm of Hyler & Agan, PLLC is seeking a full time paralegal with emphasis in Family Law and Civil Litigation to join our team. Candidates must have computer skills and basic knowledge of general office equipment, be detail-oriented, have a professional demeanor, be able to work independently, and be able to handle a Read more


Seeking a Real Estate Paralegal  

Posted on July 22, 2022 by John White  

We are a small law office focused on real estate law located just south of Biltmore Village on Hendersonville Rd. We handle residential and commercial real estate closings, and provide representation to local private lenders. Much of our work comes from long term clients and real estate agents who we work with on an almost Read more


Poverty Law position in Hendersonville/Brevard  

Posted on July 21, 2022 by Pisgah Legal Services  

Poverty Law Attorney Pisgah Legal Services (PLS) is a community-based non-profit legal aid agency governed by a local Board of Directors. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina (WNC), Pisgah Legal Services provides free civil legal assistance to low-income people in WNC. The organization currently has offices in Asheville, Brevard, Burnsville, Hendersonville, Read more



Upcoming Events

March 2013 Bar Luncheon  2013-03-13

Each month the Buncombe County Bar members are invited to join their colleagues at The Venue for lunch and a business meeting, including an entertaining program. The Venue, at 21 N. Market Street in downtown Asheville, provides delicious fare in an elegant setting. The speaker at our next Bar Luncheon, scheduled for March 13 at Read more


April 2013 Bar Luncheon  2013-04-10

Each month the Buncombe County Bar members are invited to join their colleagues at The Venue for lunch and a business meeting, including an entertaining program. The Venue, at 21 N. Market Street in downtown Asheville, provides delicious fare in an elegant setting. Please click below to sign up for the luncheon. Lunch costs $10 Read more


May 2013 Bar Luncheon  2013-05-08

Each month the Buncombe County Bar members are invited to join their colleagues at The Venue for lunch and a business meeting, including an entertaining program. The Venue, at 21 N. Market Street in downtown Asheville, provides delicious fare in an elegant setting. Please click below to sign up for the luncheon. Lunch costs $10 Read more


June 2013 Bar Luncheon  2013-06-12

Each month the Buncombe County Bar members are invited to join their colleagues at The Venue for lunch and a business meeting, including an entertaining program. The Venue, at 21 N. Market Street in downtown Asheville, provides delicious fare in an elegant setting. Please click below to sign up for the luncheon. Lunch costs $10 Read more


Bar Luncheon Monthly Meeting  2013-03-13

Each month the Buncombe County Bar members are invited to join their colleagues at The Venue for lunch and a business meeting, including an entertaining program. The Venue, at 21 N. Market Street in downtown Asheville, provides delicious fare in an elegant setting. The speaker at our next Bar Luncheon, scheduled for March 13 at Read more


Bar Luncheon Monthly Meeting  2013-04-10

Each month the Buncombe County Bar members are invited to join their colleagues at The Venue for lunch and a business meeting, including an entertaining program. The Venue, at 21 N. Market Street in downtown Asheville, provides delicious fare in an elegant setting. The speaker at our next Bar Luncheon, scheduled for March 13 at Read more


Bar Luncheon Monthly Meeting  2013-05-08

Each month the Buncombe County Bar members are invited to join their colleagues at The Venue for lunch and a business meeting, including an entertaining program. The Venue, at 21 N. Market Street in downtown Asheville, provides delicious fare in an elegant setting. The speaker at our next Bar Luncheon, scheduled for March 13 at Read more


Bar Luncheon Monthly Meeting  2013-06-12

Each month the Buncombe County Bar members are invited to join their colleagues at The Venue for lunch and a business meeting, including an entertaining program. The Venue, at 21 N. Market Street in downtown Asheville, provides delicious fare in an elegant setting. The speaker at our next Bar Luncheon, scheduled for March 13 at Read more


Divorce and Family Mediation Training  2013-04-25

Divorce and Family Mediation Training” course April 25 – 29, 2013 in Asheville. This 40-hour course, certified by the NC Dispute Resolution Commission and approved for NC Continuing Legal Education credits, is the only certified family mediation course held in western NC. Barbara Ann Davis, Mediator and Collaborative attorney, founding Exec. Director of The Mediation Read more


Executive Committee Meeting  2013-08-12

Meeting of the Executive Committee


Bar Luncheon Meeting  2013-09-11

Monthly Bar Luncheon Meeting