Weekly Bar Briefs, 5-10-2022

Dear Bar members,

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Recent Bar News

Comments Due June 30th on CLE Rule Changes  

Posted on June 2, 2022 by Bar Administrator  

The CLE Board is proposing sweeping changes to the CLE rules, including a 3 year reporting period, elimination of roll over credits, and removing the grace period.  You can see the proposed changes here.  If you have any comments for the NCSB about the Proposed Changes to the CLE Rules, please send them on or before Read more


Join Us For Buncombe Bar Night At McCormick Field  

Posted on May 31, 2022 by Bar Administrator  

The Buncombe Bar would like to take you out to the ballpark! Join us for the Bar’s annual baseball night at McCormick Field, set for Thursday, June 2, 2022. We’ll have box seats on the third base line, and we’ll watch the Asheville Tourists take on the Hickory Crawdads, beginning at 6:35pm. Click here to Read more



Recent Member News

Heidi Stewart New Office Address  

Posted on June 8, 2022 by Heidi H. Stewart  

Heidi Stewart has moved her office to Suite 209, One Oak Plaza, Asheville, NC 28801. Many thanks for changing it in your files. Ms. Stewart offers services in the areas of estate planning, elder law matters, and family law. New client referrals are appreciated and given as well!    


The Van Winkle Law Firm Congratulates Attorney B.J. Kilgore on Being Voted Distinguished Young Lawyer of 2022 by the Buncombe County Bar  

Posted on June 8, 2022 by The Van Winkle Law Firm  

The Van Winkle Law Firm is pleased to announce attorney B.J. Kilgore was voted Distinguished Young Lawyer of 2022 by the Buncombe County Bar. Kilgore is a principal with The Van Winkle Law Firm. He focuses his practice on probate law, trust & estate planning, trust & estate administration, business succession planning, charitable planning, and Read more


Roberts & Stevens attorney Wyatt S. Stevens recognized as one of North Carolina’s most influential business leaders by Business North Carolina’s ‘Power List’  

Posted on June 5, 2022 by Roberts & Stevens  

Roberts & Stevens is pleased to announce that attorney Wyatt Stevens, a partner with the firm, has been recognized on Business North Carolina’s Power List as one of the most influential business leaders in North Carolina. The magazine’s Power List identifies individuals who have made a particularly noteworthy impact in the state over the last Read more


Angeleigh Dorsey Named NCBA Outstanding Legal Services Attorney  

Posted on June 2, 2022 by Bar Administrator  

The 2022 recipient of the NCBA Deborah Greenblatt Outstanding Legal Services Attorney Award is Angeleigh Dorsey of Legal Aid of North Carolina. Congratulations! She will be recognized at the NCBA Annual Meeting Awards Dinner, along with all 2022 NCBA Pro Bono Award winners. This is a prestigious award presented to a lawyer who has made Read more


Judge Clontz Swears in New Attorneys  

Posted on June 1, 2022 by Bar Administrator  
Judge Clontz Swears in New Attorneys

Attorneys Dana Ventura and Lauren Gennett were sworn in by District Court Judge Edwin Clontz recently. Welcome to the newest members of the Buncombe County Bar!


Upcoming CLE with The Mediation Center: SCOTUS Review 2021/2022 Term Highlights  

Posted on May 31, 2022 by Sarah V. Corley  

Join The Mediation Center on Friday, June 24th, 2022 for SCOTUS Review: 2021/2022 Term Highlights and earn 1 hour of CLE Credit. Dr. Todd Collins will look at important cases from the last term by the US Supreme Court that practicing lawyers need to know. It will provide an overview of the key decisions from Read more


Eliot Spector Joins Public Defender's Office  

Posted on May 17, 2022 by Snead Samuel  

Elliot Spector has recently joined the Public Defender’s office. He is originally from the California Bay Area and graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in Sociology and received his Juris Doctorate from Columbia Law School. Elliot has experience providing legal services to indigent clients in both the immigration and criminal contexts. He is committed Read more



Recent Classifieds

Seeking Legal Assistant  

Posted on June 2, 2022 by Jason Peltz  

Worley & Peltz, PLLC seeks a legal assistant to assist in the firm’s residential real property practice. Full time position with employer-paid health insurance, matching 401k, and paid time off available. Duties will include drafting documents for attorney review, meeting with clients, and assisting paralegals. Additional growth opportunities within the firm also available. Send resume Read more


Attorney Opportunities at Pisgah Legal Services  

Posted on May 25, 2022 by Abbie N. Hornberger  

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, Highlands-Cashiers, Marshall, Newland, 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