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  1. Legal Services Funding in Jeopardy!

    The North Carolina House of Representatives' Appropriations Committee has passed a provision in the 2017 Budget entitled "Eliminate Access to Civil Justice Funds."  If enacted as written, this provision would eliminate approximately $1.7 million in combined funding for Legal Aid of North Carolina, Legal Services of Southern Piedmont, and Pisgah...
  2. Executive Committee 2017-2017 Slate

    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,...
  3. Upcoming CLE in Asheville

    Upcoming CLE in Asheville! Comfort Suites Outlet Center, 890 Brevard Rd. Thursday, June 8, 2017  NCBA Real Property Potpourri:  There’s Something Here for Everyone Involved with Real Property Transactions CLE Credit: 6.0 including 1.0 Substance Abuse Reg:  8:45-9:00am; Program:  9:00am-4:30pm Topics include: State Boundary Resurveys: More Than Just a Line...
  4. Seeking Contract Guardian ad Litem Attorney Advocate

    STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA JUDICIAL BRANCH OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY BULLETIN Contract Guardian ad Litem Attorney Advocate                      SALARY:   Two (2) contracts will be available for a monthly flat rate, based on annual GAL caseload. The budget for 2017-2018 has...
  5. Asheville Provides Mindful Leadership for State Bar

    Congratulations to the pioneering lawyers of the 28th Judicial District Bar who participated in the first ever Mindfulness Meditation for Building Resilience to Stress CLE course offered in the state. The 6 week CLE, taught by local attorney Laura Mahr of Conscious Legal Minds in partnership with the 28th Judicial...
  6. Paralegal/Legal Assistant needed

    Attorney Leah Broker is seeking an experienced workers’ compensation or Social Security disability paralegal/legal assistant beginning June 30, 2017. Salary and schedule to be determined based upon the experience and availability of the candidate. Please submit a cover letter, resume and references to:
  7. NCBA Annual Meeting June 22-25

    The NC State Bar Association's Annual meeting is happening at the Grove Park Inn June 22-25. There are several events local attorneys can attend even if they don't sign up for the entire weekend. 1. Thursday night June 22 Federal Courthouse Reception hosted by Chief Judge Whitney and local federal...
  8. Broker & Hamrick

    After 15 successful years practicing as the law firm of Broker & Hamrick, P.A., attorneys Leah Broker and Anna Hamrick are pleased to announce the following changes: Leah Broker will return to solo practice June 30, 2017.  The Law Office of Leah Broker, P.A. will be located at One Oak...
  9. South College offers new Paralegal Certificate

    South College is pleased to announce that it will begin enrolling summer 2017 students at its Asheville Learning Site in an ABA approved Certificate in Paralegal (Post Degree), consisting of 32 academic credit hours (eight Paralegal Studies courses).  For eligibility and application information, please contact South College Admissions, 828-398-2536.

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