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  1. DA Website Training

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    From Rodney Hasty, Chief Assistant District Attorney: We have an official "live date" for the District Attorney Community Access Portal and the online submission forms of AUGUST 14th, 2017 at 9:00am. I am conducting TWO TRAININGS for the defense bar as a whole, which includes the attorneys and their support...
  2. Legal Remedies For Domestic Violence Victims CLE

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    The MAVL DV/Family Law Team, Pisgah Legal Services and the 28th JDB will host a CLE on legal remedies for domestic violence victims, including 50B’s and child custody. The session will cover topics including: the dynamics of domestic violence, safety planning with victims, trauma-informed services, forms, interviewing, evidence gathering, court...
  3. House Bill To Reorganize WNC Judicial Districts

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    The House Judiciary 1 Committee of the North Carolina Legislature approved a committee substitute to HB 717 which revises Superior Court Districts across the state.  Of particular interest to Buncombe County Attorneys are three effects close to home: Renumbering the Buncombe County single county district from the 28th Judicial district...
  4. 28th JDB Goes to the Ballpark!

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    The Asheville Tourists won over the Rome Braves with an impressive 7-0 series finale victory on Monday evening! Bar President Natalie Bacon threw out an impressive first pitch, and about 70 members of the Bar enjoyed a fun night of baseball at McCormick Field.
  5. Executive Committee 2017-2017 Slate

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    The election of officers for the fiscal year of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018 will occur at the annual meeting of the Bar on June 14, 2017. The Nominating Committee of the 28th Judicial District Bar met Friday, April 28th from 12:30-1:30 to consider nominations for President-Elect, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer,...
  6. Pro Bono Celebration 2017

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    The 28th Judicial District Bar and Pisgah Legal Services honored four local attorneys who have an outstanding track record of pro bono service at the May Bar Luncheon. The following members were honored locally and nominated for statewide awards: David Hillier and Ben Scales for the NCBA's William Thorpe Award, Zephyr...
  7. Public Defender Wins Award

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    Buncombe County Chief Public Defender LeAnn Melton and Assistant Public Defender Yolanda Fair were awarded the 2017 North Carolina Public Defender Committee on Racial Equity (PD CORE) James E. Williams, Jr. Award at the annual North Carolina Spring Public Defender and Investigator Conference. The award is given to recognize dedication...

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