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

Supreme Court of North Carolina Issues an Administrative Order Regarding Recusal Motions  

Posted on January 4, 2022 by Bar Administrator  

The Supreme Court of North Carolina has issued an administrative order regarding motions for the disqualification or recusal of supreme court justices. The order indicates that the Court shall assign the motion to the justice who is the subject of the motion for their determination. Read the administrative order here.


Administrative Order For Jury Trial Resumption  

Posted on December 21, 2021 by Bar Administrator  

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA   IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE COUNTY OF BUNCOMBE   DISTRICT COURT DIVISION   TWENTY-EIGHTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER December 20, 2021 Re: Jury Trial Resumption in the District Courts of Buncombe County Consistent with 7A-146, the Chief District Court Judge has the authority to the administrative and operational direction of the District Read more



Recent Member News

Grimes Teich Anderson Attorneys On Super Lawyers List  

Posted on January 14, 2022 by Scott Anderson  

Grimes Teich Anderson LLP is pleased to announce that four attorneys have been selected for the 2022 North Carolina Super Lawyers® list. Henry (Hank) Teich and Anna Hamrick, both North Carolina Board Certified Workers’ Compensation Law Specialists, are listed for Workers’ Compensation Law – Plaintiffs. Scott Anderson is listed for Personal Injury General – Plaintiff, Read more


Six Roberts & Stevens attorneys selected for inclusion on 2022 North Carolina Super Lawyers list  

Posted on January 13, 2022 by Roberts & Stevens  

Roberts & Stevens is pleased to announce that six of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2022 North Carolina Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of lawyers from all across the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Attorneys selected to Read more


Jamie Whitlock Recognized in Business North Carolina's 2022 Legal Elite  

Posted on January 12, 2022 by James Whitlock  

Davis & Whitlock, P.C., is pleased to announce that firm partner Jamie Whitlock has been recognized in the 2022 edition of Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite, a listing of the state’s best practitioners in their fields. This year, only 3 percent of the state’s 28,000 active attorneys were selected for Legal Elite recognition. For the Read more


Nine MWB Attorney Recognized as 2022 Legal Elite by Business North Carolina Magazine  

Posted on January 11, 2022 by McGuire Wood & Bissette Law Firm  

Seven Roberts & Stevens attorneys recognized in Business North Carolina’s 2022 Legal Elite  

Posted on January 10, 2022 by Roberts & Stevens  

Roberts & Stevens is pleased to announce that seven of its attorneys — William “Billy” Clarke, Mary Robinson Hervig, Ann-Patton Hornthal, Gregory D. Hutchins, Susan Russo Klein, Carolyn Clark Snipes, and Wyatt S. Stevens — have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2022 edition of Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite, a listing Read more



Recent Classifieds

Free Desk  

Posted on January 5, 2022 by kinsem@aol.com  

I have a large, heavy wooden Steelcase desk that is up for grabs. It’s in great shape but needs a new home. If you’re interested, let me know. You’ll need at least two strong people to get it into a truck. The picture is a stock photo. There’s also a 4 drawer lateral file cabinet Read more


Job Opportunity: Veterans’ Law Attorney – Asheville, NC  

Posted on January 1, 2022 by Pisgah Legal Services  

Veterans’ Law Attorney – Asheville, NC Pisgah Legal Services is a community-based non-profit corporation governed by a local Board of Directors. PLS is working towards an annual budget of $11 million from a multitude of funding sources. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina, Pisgah Legal Services (PLS) provides free civil legal Read more


Job Opportunity: Elder Law Attorney – Hendersonville, NC  

Posted on January 1, 2022 by Pisgah Legal Services  

Elder Law Attorney – Hendersonville, NC Pisgah Legal Services is a community-based non-profit corporation governed by a local Board of Directors. PLS is working towards an annual budget of $11 million from a multitude of funding sources. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina, Pisgah Legal Services (PLS) provides free civil legal Read more



Upcoming Events

Mediation In Today’s World CLE  2022-01-28

This three-hour Mediation in Today’s World CLE is designed for attorneys who want to learn practical skills for mediating via Zoom.  Topics include managing participants in e-mediation, practical tips for setting up virtual conferences and caucus rooms, using documents effectively on Zoom by sharing the screen, and getting the necessary signatures when a settlement is Read more


Executive Committee Meeting  2022-01-31

The Executive Committee of the Buncombe County Bar meets monthly to conduct the business of the organization. All members are welcome to attend. If you would like to attend this virtual meeting, please email Bar Administrator Lisa-Gaye Hall at admin@BuncombeBar.com for the link to the meeting.


February Bar Luncheon Meeting  2022-02-09

Our February Bar program features a discussion of Thrive Asheville’s two-year study of tourism in Asheville. The Ideas to Action Leadership Forum was launched in September, 2021. This cohort of local community, civic and business leaders are analyzing tourism in Asheville, and working to develop solutions for greater sustainability. Join us as Executive Director Kate Read more


Executive Committee meeting  2022-02-28

The Executive Committee of the Buncombe County Bar meets monthly to conduct the business of the organization. All members are welcome to attend. If you would like to attend this virtual meeting, please email Bar Administrator Lisa-Gaye Hall at admin@BuncombeBar.com for the link to the meeting.


March Bar Luncheon Meeting  2022-03-09

Plan now to join us for our March Bar Luncheon meeting. Click here to pre-register for this virtual meeting.


Executive Committee meeting  2022-04-04

The Executive Committee of the Buncombe County Bar meets monthly to conduct the business of the organization. All members are welcome to attend. If you would like to attend this virtual meeting, please email Bar Administrator Lisa-Gaye Hall at admin@BuncombeBar.com for the link to the meeting.


April Bar Luncheon Meeting  2022-04-13

Plan now to join us for our April Bar Luncheon meeting. Click here to pre-register for this virtual meeting.


Executive Committee meeting  2022-05-02

The Executive Committee of the Buncombe County Bar meets monthly to conduct the business of the organization. All members are welcome to attend. If you would like to attend this virtual meeting, please email Bar Administrator Lisa-Gaye Hall at admin@BuncombeBar.com for the link to the meeting.


May Bar Luncheon Meeting  2022-05-11

Plan now to join us for our May Bar Luncheon meeting. Click here to pre-register for this virtual meeting.


Executive Committee meeting  2022-05-30

The Executive Committee of the Buncombe County Bar meets monthly to conduct the business of the organization. All members are welcome to attend. If you would like to attend this virtual meeting, please email Bar Administrator Lisa-Gaye Hall at admin@BuncombeBar.com for the link to the meeting.


Annual Meeting  2022-06-08

All members of the Buncombe Bar are invited to join us for a virtual Annual Meeting on June 8, 2022. This event is our last Bar meeting of the fiscal year, and features annual awards, a review of the year’s accomplishments, and the election of new members of the Executive Committee.