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  1. Pending Legislation

    Two bills recently introduced in the North Carolina Senate are attracting attention in the local legal community: Senate Bill 617: Eliminate Emergency Recall Judges http://www.ncleg.net/gascripts/BillLookUp/BillLookUp.pl?Session=2017&BillID=s617&submitButton=Go Senate Bill 550: Modernization of Drug Court Program http://www.ncleg.net/gascripts/BillLookUp/BillLookUp.pl?Session=2017&BillID=s550&submitButton=Go
  2. Legal Decision Making Training

    The Buncombe County Justice Advisory Group invites you to a special day-long training on decision-making and implicit bias featuring leading national and state trainers on this topic. Implicit biases are “attitudes or stereotypes that affect our understanding, decision-making, and behavior, without our even realizing it.” This is an emerging field...
  3. Seeking Senior Vice President General Counsel

    Mission Health in Asheville, NC is accepting applications for the next SVP - General Counsel. We are looking for qualified candidates with demonstrated experience serving as an effective leader within a legal department and as an advisor to the CEO of a large healthcare system. Details can be found at...
  4. Colvard Appointed to RELANC Board of Directors

    Veronica Colvard has been appointed to the Board of Directors of RELANC, the Real Estate Lawyers Association of North Carolina. RELANC is a non-profit organization focused on defending consumers who purchase real property in the state of North Carolina.  RELANC’s over 350 members are made up of real estate closing...
  5. Free Office Equipment

    The Southern Environmental Law Center's Asheville office is changing locations and looking to give away some furniture/equipment that will not make the move with us. Any items must be picked up by noon on 3/28. Please contact our office (828-258-2023; llafleur@selcnc.org) if you are interested in any of the following...
  6. Seeking Immigration Law Attorney

    Pisgah Legal Services is a community-based, non-profit law firm which provides free civil legal assistance to low-income people primarily in Buncombe, Henderson, Madison, Polk, Rutherford and Transylvania counties of western North Carolina. These counties are in the Blue Ridge Mountains. There are more than 80,000 client-eligible people in these six...
  7. Seeking Healthcare & Public Benefits Law Attorney and HIFS Program Director

    Pisgah Legal Services Job Opening Substantive Law/Legal Representation Primarily represent clients in cases in specialty area of healthcare and public benefits law through both the administrative and state/federal legal systems; Public Benefits law includes but is not limited to:  Work First Family Assistance (TANF), Supplemental Security Income (SSI); Social Security...
  8. Seeking Nominations for 2017 Bar Awards

    The Executive Committee invites your nomination of members of the 28th Judicial District Bar to receive the 2017 Centennial, Professionalism, and Lifetime Achievement Awards. These awards are presented at our annual meeting, which this year is June 14, 2017. The deadline for submitting nominations for the Centennial Award has been...
  9. Judge Kepple Earns Judicial Award

    Congratulations to Buncombe County District Court Judge Julie M. Kepple! She was awarded the 2017 Judicial Partner of the year by the North Carolina Governor’s Highway and Traffic Safety Program on March 27th, 2017.
  10. Immigration Lunch & Learn

    With the changing landscape in the enforcement of immigration law in our country, Pisgah Legal Services receives dozens of calls each week from immigrants who are fearful and uncertain. With just one immigration lawyer, Shoshana Fried to serve clients in 17 WNC counties, we cannot begin to meet the demand...

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