Weekly Bar Briefs, 5-17-2022

Dear Bar members,

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Recent Bar News

Thanks To Our 2022 Holiday Party and Toy Drive Sponsors  

Posted on November 23, 2022 by Bar Administrator  

Thank you to all the generous sponsors of our annual Bar Holiday Party & Toy Drive! Platinum Sponsors   Gold Sponsors Grimes, Teich, Anderson Siemens Family Law Group Ward and Smith Silver Sponsors Daniels Law Firm Deutsch and Gottschalk, PA Ferikes, Bleynat & Cannon, PLLC Kaplan Dispute Resolution Roberts & Stevens, PA Sneed and Sterns, Read more


Update from State Bar Councilor Anna Hamrick  

Posted on October 31, 2022 by Bar Administrator  

Dear Friends and Colleagues – I hope you are well. The Bar Council held the annual meeting in Raleigh October 18-21. As it was the Annual Meeting, we installed new officers and received reports from various bar-related entities. The new officers are: Marcia Armstrong, President.  Marcia is a board-certified family lawyer from Smithfield. Todd Brown, Read more



Recent Member News

Giving Tuesday is Nov. 29th: Gifts to Pisgah Legal Will Be Matched!  

Posted on November 29, 2022 by Pisgah Legal Services  

GivingTuesday is an international day of giving that unleashes the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. Here in Western North Carolina, nonprofit Pisgah Legal Services (PLS) will celebrate the day with a special Giving Challenge on this unique day of philanthropy. Thanks to Prince, Massagee & Alexander, PLLC, Aeroflow Read more


Van Winkle Welcomes Associate Attorney Tai C. Hensley to the Asheville Business Practice Group  

Posted on November 28, 2022 by The Van Winkle Law Firm  

Tai C. Hensley is a native of North Carolina and has recently moved to Asheville, joining her partner, Dan. Tai graduated from Elon University School of Law and is licensed to practice law in North Carolina. While at Elon, she served as the treasurer for the Student Bar Association, a student attorney for the Elon University Read more


WNC Chapter of the NCAWA Elects New Officers  

Posted on November 15, 2022 by Bar Administrator  

The WNC Chapter of the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys has elected new officers. The result of the election is as follows: President:    Cynthia Alleman Vice President:  Elizabeth Thueme Secretary:   Elizabeth Oxley Treasurer:  Elizabeth L.M. Cramer Congratulations to the new officers!


Allen Stahl + Kilbourne Ranked 2023 Best Law Firm by Best Lawyers  

Posted on November 14, 2022 by Allen, Stahl + Kilbourne  

Allen Stahl + Kilbourne is proud to have been recognized for the 3rd year in a row as a 2023 Best Law Firm by Best Lawyers for Tier 1 in Litigation – Land Use & Zoning and Tier 2 for Land Use & Zoning in Asheville. Allen Stahl + Kilbourne is a North Carolina firm Read more


King Law Moves to Jackson Building; Welcomes Two New Attorneys  

Posted on November 14, 2022 by Bar Administrator  
King Law Moves to Jackson Building; Welcomes Two New Attorneys

King Law’s managing partner, Brian W. King, announces the move of King Law’s Asheville office to 22 South Park Square, Suite 700, inside the historic Jackson Building. King Law is a general practice firm focusing in the areas of Family Law, Civil Law, Criminal Law, and Estates and Elder Law. Along with this exciting move, Read more



Recent Classifieds

Office Space Available  

Posted on November 30, 2022 by Meghann Burke  

Downtown office space with ample on-site parking now available at 77 Central Ave., Suite E! The Central Avenue Professional Park is located walking distance to the courthouse, near Liberty Coffee & the downtown YMCA. Clients will enjoy easy on-site parking while still being downtown. Available office space includes two sunlit offices and 6 cubicles which Read more


We're Hiring: Program Director of Pro Bono Services  

Posted on November 21, 2022 by Pisgah Legal Services  

Pisgah Legal Services is recruiting a Program Director of Pro Bono Services, a dynamic new role to support the organization’s large and growing base of attorney volunteers through the Mountain Area Volunteer Lawyer Program (MAVL) and the Emeritus Program (EAGLE) for retired attorneys. Pisgah Legal Services engages 200-300 pro bono attorneys per year to assist Read more


Phaedra Xanthos, CPA, CFE Forensic Accountant & Expert Witness  

Posted on November 17, 2022 by Bar Administrator  

Phaedra Xanthos, CPA, CFE Forensic Accountant & Expert Witness • White Collar Crime • Family Law • Personal Injury • Commercial Disputes I’ve been accepted as an expert within the 28th Judicial District and had my testimony upheld by the NC Appeals Court. Please check out my website at www.AshevilleForensicAccountant.com and feel free to give me Read more


Seeking Court Manager II  

Posted on November 3, 2022 by Bar Administrator  

The North Carolina Judicial Branch is seeking a qualified individual to perform a variety of case management functions for the Senior Resident Superior Court Judge or Chief District Court Judge in Buncombe County. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: Supervise staff, including planning, directing, and reviewing work, performance management (including goal setting Read more


Seeking Associate Attorney  

Posted on October 19, 2022 by Bar Administrator  

Capua Law Firm based in Asheville, NC with offices in Boone, NC and Miami, FL Growing multi state law firm in downtown Asheville, NC is seeking an Associate Attorney to assist with complex construction, business, and employment related litigation and transactions. Candidates must be admitted to practice in North Carolina and have a minimum of 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