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  1. Pro Bono Celebration 2017

    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...
  2. Public Defender Wins Award

    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...
  3. Lunch & Learn

    Join the free initial "lunch and learn" of the new Domestic Violence/Family Law team of Pisgah Legal Service's MAVL program at 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at Van Winkle Law Firm (directions Van Winkle Law Firm.)  The DV/Family Law Team will connect attorneys with colleagues for training, mentoring and sharing...
  4. Experienced Real Estate Paralegal

    Downtown law firm seeking real estate paralegal with minimum of three years’ experience. This position requires experience in all aspects of commercial real estate, including title and survey, preparing closing binders, conducting real estate closings, reviewing diligence materials and the general coordination of all aspects of commercial real estate closings....
  5. Healthcare & Public Benefits Law Attorney – Job Posting

    Healthcare & Public Benefits Law Attorney and HIFS Program Director 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; a. Public Benefits law includes but is not limited to: Work First Family Assistance...
  6. Seeking Attorney

    Haywood County Health & Human Services is seeking an attorney. LEGAL SERVICES DIVISION JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Position:  Attorney - I Salary:   $ 64,878.30 - $ 71,366.13 (Hiring Range) Pay Grade: 81 Position No: 187-14-119 Apply by:         5:00 PM  - May 19, 2017 Position available July 3, 2017. State Applications...
  7. State of the Profession Survey

    Dear Fellow Bar member, If you have not yet completed the State of the Profession Survey sent to you by the N.C. Chief Justice's Commission on Professionalism, please take some time to do so now by clicking here and entering the password LAWYER. The survey will close on May 31,...
  8. Announcing The Formation of Garlock & McKinney, P.C.

    Victor C. Garlock, who has been the Public Guardian for Buncombe County since 2010, and Mariah D. McKinney, former Assistant Clerk of Court in Buncombe County, announce the formation of Garlock & McKinney, P.C. and the one year anniversary of their office location in Black Mountain, North Carolina.  Garlock &...
  9. Upcoming CLE in Asheville

    Thursday-Friday, May 11-12, 2017 - Comfort Suites Outlet Center, 890 Brevard Rd.  2017 Annual Review CLE Credit: 12.0 including 2.0 Ethics/Professional Responsibility and 1.0 Substance Abuse Reg:  8:45-9:00am (Day 1); Program:  9:00am-4:00pm daily Tuition:  $495/ $300 per day Topics include: Pre & Post-Judgment Remedies to Maximize Recovery; Home Owners Association Update;...
  10. Domestic Violence Attorney – Job Posting

    Pisgah Legal Services is a community-based, non-profit law firm which provides free civil legal assistance to low-income people 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 counties...

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