Seeking Paralegal

Seeking paralegal with experience. Computer knowledge required, experience with litigation preferred. Contact Gary Dodd,  Attorney at Law, 79 Woodfin Place, Suite 206, Asheville, NC  28801. Call 828-255-0459 or email at this link.

Weekly Bar Briefs, 12-11-2018

Dear Bar Members,

Thanks to all our generous sponsors for Friday’s Holiday Party & Toy Drive, especially our platinum sponsor, The Van Winkle Law Firm.  Click here to reserve your tickets for our annual Holiday Party & Toy Drive at 5:30pm at Celine’s on Broadway. 


Recent Bar News

Buncombe County Sheriff & Clerk Sworn In  

Posted on December 4th, 2018 by Bar Administrator  

Congratulations to our new Sheriff! On Monday, December 3, Quentin Miller was sworn into office by Chief District Court Judge Calvin Hill before a full house of supporters, friends, colleagues, and family. Sheriff Miller stated, “I look forward to working with the community. This is a community of we. We must all work together in Read more


Holiday Party & Toy Drive Sponsors  

Posted on December 3rd, 2018 by Bar Administrator  

Thank you to all the generous sponsors of our annual Bar Holiday Party & Toy Drive! Platinum Sponsor Van Winkle Law Firm Gold Sponsors Dungan, Kilbourne & Stahl Highland Title Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company Silver Sponsors Daniels Law Firm Deutsch & Gottschalk PA Brian Elston Law Office Grimes Teich Anderson LLP Gum, Hillier & McCroskey Read more


Special Meeting to Revise Bylaws on December 14, 2018  

Posted on November 29th, 2018 by Bar Administrator  

A Special Meeting of the membership of the 28th Judicial District Bar has been set for December 14th, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will take place at Celine & Company on Broadway, 49 Broadway Street, Asheville, to approve amendments to the bylaws of the 28th Judicial District Bar.  (This meeting will take place contemporaneously with Read more



Recent Member News

The Van Winkle Law Firm Welcomes Patent Agent Dr. Caitlyn M. Sun  

Posted on December 7th, 2018 by The Van Winkle Law Firm  

The Van Winkle Law Firm announced today that Dr. Caitlyn M. Sun has joined the firm’s intellectual property practice group as a Patent Agent. Dr. Sun will work with the firm’s intellectual property team preparing and prosecuting patent applications before the United States Patent Office. Before joining the firm, Dr. Sun was a member of Read more


David Gantt Law Office selected to U.S. News - Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” 2019  

Posted on November 26th, 2018 by David Gantt  

The David Gantt Law Office is proud to announce that the firm has been selected to the 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” as an Asheville Tier 1 Metropolitan firm in the area of Workers’ Compensation Law – Claimants. Firms included in the 2019 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional Read more


NCAWA Annual Holiday Party  

Posted on November 26th, 2018 by Senta Rhodes  

Please join us for our annual Holiday Party, December 13th, at 5:30 at Ave. M Restaurant & Bar. There will be heavy hors d’oeuvres, wine and great company! We hope to see you there!



Recent Classifieds

Seeking Paralegal  

Posted on December 13th, 2018 by Bar Administrator  

Seeking paralegal with experience. Computer knowledge required, experience with litigation preferred. Contact Gary Dodd,  Attorney at Law, 79 Woodfin Place, Suite 206, Asheville, NC  28801. Call 828-255-0459 or email at this link.


Seeking Part-Time Administrative Assistant  

Posted on December 12th, 2018 by Meghann Burke  

Brazil & Burke, PA (www.brazilburkelaw.com), a boutique litigation and mediation law firm in downtown Asheville, seeks a part-time administrative assistant. Our firm is a Living Wage certified by Just Economics and has a proud commitment to service in the community. The ideal candidate will have a positive, team-player personality who is looking for flexible, part-time Read more


Seeking Domestic Violence/ Generalist Attorney  

Posted on November 26th, 2018 by Pisgah Legal Services  

Domestic Violence/ Generalist Attorney (Hendersonville) Pisgah Legal Services is a community-based non-profit governed by a local Board of Directors. PLS’ annual budget consists of individual contributions and grants from governments, United Ways, Interest On Lawyers Trust Accounts, and foundations.. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina, Pisgah Legal Services’ primary service area Read more


Seeking Family Justice Coordinator  

Posted on November 25th, 2018 by Bar Administrator  

Buncombe County is seeking a Family Justice Coordinator. The posting closes on December 5, 2018 and can be found at www.buncombecounty.org/jobs The primary purpose of this position is to work collaboratively with partners to integrate community resources to provide high quality, trauma informed services to victims of domestic and sexual violence and support increased safety, Read more


Seeking Volunteer Law Student Intern  

Posted on November 20th, 2018 by Bar Administrator  

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of North Carolina is accepting applications for a volunteer student intern for summer, 2019. Job Description:  Law students can expect to research and draft motions and responses in pending cases; to research legal issues for indictments and investigations; to assist AUSAs in preparing for criminal trials, including assembling exhibits, drafting jury Read more



Upcoming Events

Executive Committee meeting  2019-01-07

The Executive Committee of the 28th Judicial District Bar meets monthly to approve programs, spending and events for the entire Bar.  Meetings are open to the public, but seats are limited. Please contact Bar Administrator Lisa-Gaye Hall at admin@28thJDB.com if you wish to attend, or have an item for the agenda.


Creating a Litigation Advantage Through Proper Discovery  2019-01-17

This CLE is aimed at attorneys who want to obtain better results through focused discovery.  Seasoned practitioners will provide an overview on getting the most out of written discovery, and how narrow requests can eliminate issues or otherwise focus a case for trial.  Presenters will discuss strategies for preparing your witness for depositions and tips Read more


Family Law From the Trenches  2019-01-25

This CLE allows attorneys to sharpen their family law skills in four areas — equitable distribution, child custody, juvenile court and domestic violence — with local experts in each area. This continuing legal education seminar is $75 for local Bar members, and $150 for out-of-district attorneys. The seminar will be held in the Starnes Conference Read more


Executive Committee meeting  2019-02-04

The Executive Committee of the 28th Judicial District Bar meets monthly to approve programs, spending and events for the entire Bar.  Meetings are open to the public, but seats are limited. Please contact Bar Administrator Lisa-Gaye Hall at admin@28thJDB.com if you wish to attend, or have an item for the agenda.


February Bar Luncheon  2019-02-13

Join us for a great buffet lunch and an entertaining program. The luncheon takes place at the Hilton Garden Inn in downtown Asheville. Lunch is $15 for members and $25 for guests, and an RSVP is required. Seating is limited; sign up below. Members of the 28th are always welcome to attend the business meeting, Read more


Buncombe County Sheriff & Clerk Sworn In

Congratulations to our new Sheriff! On Monday, December 3, Quentin Miller was sworn into office by Chief District Court Judge Calvin Hill before a full house of supporters, friends, colleagues, and family. Sheriff Miller stated, “I look forward to working with the community. This is a community of we. We must all work together in order to move forward.”

In a private ceremony earlier in the day, Clerk of Superior Court Steve Cogburn was also sworn in by District Court Judge Ward Scott. Cogburn is beginning his third term of office, and said, “I’m happy that the good people in this office can continue to do the great work they do.”

 

Holiday Party & Toy Drive Sponsors

Thank you to all the generous sponsors of our annual Bar Holiday Party & Toy Drive!

Platinum Sponsor

Van Winkle Law Firm

Gold Sponsors

Dungan, Kilbourne & Stahl
Highland Title
Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company

Silver Sponsors
Daniels Law Firm
Deutsch & Gottschalk PA
Brian Elston Law Office
Grimes Teich Anderson LLP
Gum, Hillier & McCroskey
Long, Parker, Warren, Anderson & Payne PA
McGuire, Wood, Bissette Law Firm
Patla, Straus, Robinson & Moore PA
Roberts & Stevens
Stone & Christy PA
Tryon Title

Bronze Sponsors

Asheville Law Offices
Besen Law Office
Brock Law Firm
Campbell Shatley, PLLC
Steve Cogburn, Clerk of Superior Court
Eugene Ellison Attorney At Law
Fidelity National Title
Garlock & McKinney
Carol Goins Law Office
Henco Reprographics
Harold E. Kaplan, Esq., Arbitrator
Kight Law Office
Legal Aid of NC
Matney & Associates, PA
McAngus, Goudelock & Courie
Pitts, Hay & Hugenschmidt
Law Office of Philip Price
Siemens Family Law Group
Todd Williams, District Attorney
Worley & Peltz

 

At the event, we collect toys for Santa Pal and food for Manna Food Bank. (We will also accept cash or checks for these organizations.) Our party begins with cocktails and appetizers at 5:30 at Celine’s On Broadway, 49 Broadway in downtown Asheville, on Friday, December 14.

At 6:30pm, President James Kilbourne will offer holiday greetings and will convene a business meeting to vote on new bylaws. At 7pm, Russ Wilson’s Jazz Trio will perform. There will be an open bar and delicious hor d’oeuvres at buffet stations throughout the room all night.

Members and one guest may attend for free. (No children, please.) Please RSVP at this link.

Special Meeting to Revise Bylaws on December 14, 2018

A Special Meeting of the membership of the 28th Judicial District Bar has been set for December 14th, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will take place at Celine & Company on Broadway, 49 Broadway Street, Asheville, to approve amendments to the bylaws of the 28th Judicial District Bar.  (This meeting will take place contemporaneously with the Bar Holiday Party.)

The amendments to the bylaws will alter the name of the organization to the “Buncombe County Bar.”  A copy of the amendments has been provided to Janet Amburgey, secretary of the 28th Judicial District Bar and has been published on the Bar’s website at this link: https://28thjdb.com/2018bylaws .