Weekly Bar Briefs, 8-17-2021

Dear Bar Members,

We are excited about our virtual September Bar Luncheon, set for on Wednesday, 9-8-2021, featuring hour of free CLE presented by Robert Norlander. We hope you will join us! Learn more about the program, “When a Civil Audit Becomes a Criminal Tax Investigation,” by clicking here.

Recent Bar News

Your Wellness Matters! Update from Wellness Committee  

Posted on October 12th, 2021 by Bar Administrator  

From Gill Beck, Wellness Committee Chair & Bar President-Elect: Research and experience demonstrate that the legal profession’s unique stresses  require that attorneys take affirmative steps to promote their wellness and improved attorney wellness translates directly into enhanced  effectiveness as an attorney and a healthier work-life balance. Buncombe County Bar President Carter Webb and the Bar’s Read more

Recent Member News

YLD Trivia Challenge on Wednesday, Nov 3  

Posted on October 19th, 2021 by Alex Paschal  

Greetings fellow Young Lawyer’s Division members! Are you looking to rub elbows with esteemed colleague-members of the YLD? Do you have a knack for regurgitating arbitrary information at a moment’s notice? Are you an avid beer connoisseur?  If so, the YLD cordially invites you (and challenges you!) to a battle of wits taking place on Read more

Cherokee Legal History Panel with Judge J. Matthew Martin  

Posted on October 19th, 2021 by Bar Administrator  

On November 9, 2021, Judge J. Matthew Martin will discuss his new book, The Cherokee Supreme Court: 1823-1835 with other scholars online. His book, the first legal history of the first tribal court, upends long-held misconceptions about the origins of Westernized tribal jurisprudence. This book demonstrates how the Cherokee people—prior to their removal on the Read more

The Mediation Center Presents View from the Bench: What Every Lawyer Should Know  

Posted on October 19th, 2021 by Sarah V. Corley  

Join us for a 3 hour CLE on Friday, October 22nd, 2021 offering practical instruction and valuable insights directly from Superior Court judges presiding over criminal and civil cases in North Carolina. Learn what judges really think about essential and timely topics, such as:  1) “best practices” to stand out in court; 2) avoiding the Read more

Recent Classifieds

Legal Assistant Position  

Posted on October 25th, 2021 by John Kubis  

Teague Campbell Dennis & Gorham, a growing civil litigation law firm with offices in Raleigh and Asheville, has an immediate need in the Asheville location for a Legal Assistant to work with the firm’s Litigation team. Candidates must have at least 3 to 5 years of experience for the Asheville location. Candidates must also have Read more

Job Opening: Tax Attorney – WNC Economic Recovery Program  

Posted on October 21st, 2021 by Pisgah Legal Services  

Pisgah Legal Services is a community-based non-profit corporation governed by a local Board of Directors. PLS has an annual budget of $8 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 assistance to low-income people in western North Carolina. Read more

Seeking Paralegal – Civil Litigation  

Posted on October 19th, 2021 by Kristie L. Hedrick  

Hedrick Gardner Kincheloe & Garofalo, LLP, a civil defense firm with offices throughout the Carolinas, seeks an experienced civil litigation paralegal for its Asheville office. This position would primarily assist in the defense of motor vehicle negligence, premises liability, and other tort claims. Candidates must be detail-oriented, have a professional demeanor, be able to work Read more

Seeking Civil Litigation Associate  

Posted on October 19th, 2021 by Kristie L. Hedrick  

Hedrick Gardner Kincheloe & Garofalo, LLP, a civil defense firm with offices throughout the Carolinas, seeks a North Carolina licensed civil litigation associate to join its Asheville office with prior legal experience in a litigation practice. Preference will be given for an attorney having handled matters in the areas of motor vehicle negligence, premises liability, Read more

Upcoming Events

Wiring Your Brain for Optimal Resilience in an Evolving Legal Landscape - Week Five  2021-10-28

In these challenging times, we need new tools to help us stay resilient and support our mental and emotional well-being so that we can stay better focused at work and more balanced between work and home. Week Five’s class (of this six-part series) is focused on How to Complete the Stress Cycle and Build Resilience Read more

Executive Committee Meeting  2021-11-01

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.