E-Notary Classes Offered at A-BTech

This course provides instruction to currently commissioned notaries who want to expand their existing

qualifications to include electronic notarization. Topics include legal, ethical and procedural requirements of the Notary Act. Upon completion of this course with a passing exam grade of 80%, a person is eligible to make application with the NC Secretary of State office for eNotary. Textbook: NC Electronic Notarization Manual required. Students must have a current notary commission, and must present a current valid photo ID to be admitted to class.

S, 5/19, 8:30 p.m. – 11:30 a.m., SEF-7676-782WT

RM 431, Ferguson Ctr., AHWD , Asheville Campus

Fees: Course: $55

Register online at www.abtech.edu/coned-registration, or call 398-7903 to set up an account for employer payment with registration.


Seeking Paralagal/Legal Assistant

We are seeking a Paralegal/Legal Assistant to become a part of our team! We are a small firm in downtown Asheville, focusing on Estate Planning, Elder Law, Probate and Litigation. We are seeking to add to and grow our team. The ideal candidate will have the following:


  • Conduct research to support legal proceedings
  • Assist with the drafting and reviewing of legal documents
  • Litigation Support
  • Maintain and operate a secure client data system
  • Compile and maintain estate planning portfolios
  • Record and store client information
  • Assist all attorneys with various projects as needed


  • Previous experience as a paralegal or other legal field
  • Familiarity with Wealth Counsel and PCLaw a plus (but not required)!
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Deadline and detail-oriented

Our practice is very client-centric and the position will require regular interaction with clients both in person and by telephone. The ideal candidate will be a team player with a cheerful attitude who is ready, willing and able to pitch in and help with all that comes in a day at a busy and growing firm. Salary will depend on experience, and we offer a 401(k) and health benefits.

Strauss Attorneys, PLLC  Asheville, NC USA

Compensation: $34,000 to $40,000 Annually

Benefits Offered: Medical & 401K

Send all resumes and cover letters to peter@strausslaw.com.

Seeking Part-Time County Commission Attorney

Buncombe County is a caring community in harmony with its environment where citizens succeed, thrive, and realize their potential. Our mission is to promote a healthy, safe, well-educated, and thriving community with a sustainable quality of life; to provide effective and efficient government our citizens can trust; and to deliver needed service through a responsive work force committed to excellence, integrity, and teamwork.

Job Title:–County Commission Attorney – Temp, Part-time

Buncombe County Board of Commissioners is seeking a County Commission Attorney. Compensation is between $42,000- $57,000 per year, depending on experience. This is a part-time position that is expected to fulfill the key responsibilities listed below. Anticipated hours to be on average 20 hours per week. Please note our application system still requires an application as if applying for a salaried position.

Qualifications and skills:

o    Knowledge and experience with local government and county government operations, policies, rules and core services. Must be a practicing attorney, licensed in NC.

o    Commitment to the health, safety and well-being of our community

o    Culturally competent and a client-centered approach to interactions with citizens and staff

o    Strong communication skills both written and oral

 Key responsibilities:  

o    To advise the County Commissioners on all board-related legal matters. Specifically, the county commission attorney is expected to review all BOC documents, policies, procedures and provide legal guidance. This includes a legal review of all BOC agenda items scheduled for commission meetings and to advise the commission as appropriate.

o    The attorney will advise the commission on procedural matters in public and assure the Commission follows all procedures according to law.

o    To attend the two regular County Commission meetings per month, plus work-sessions and other commission meetings as needed.

Buncombe County retains a separate legal department to address the day-to-day operational needs of the county government. The legal department reports to the County Manager. The County Commission attorney is a separate, independent position that reports directly to the County Commission.

Department:–County Commission

Location – Asheville, NC

Open until filled

Salary Range:–42,000-57,000

Apply at: https://www.buncombecounty.org/governing/depts/administration/human-resources/job-openings.aspx