For the Public

About the 28th Judicial District Bar

The 28th Judicial District Bar is a subdivision of the North Carolina State Bar, and serves as the mandatory Bar for all attorneys in Buncombe County. More than 650 attorneys are included in the organization.

This site offers two ways to find an attorney. To search electronically, click on the “Find An Attorney” search form below. To speak with someone who can refer you to a specific type of attorney, call the North Carolina Lawyer Referral Service at 800-662-7660, a service that connects people with legal needs to lawyers practicing in their area of need.

Find An Attorney

28th Judicial District Judges

Self Help Information and Forms


Asheville & Buncombe County Resources

Pisgah Legal Services (Pro Bono Lawyer Resources)

Click the title to go to the website of this nonprofit organization offering legal assistance, advocacy and outreach to help low-income people meet basic needs.

City and County Codes of Ordinances (currently offline)

Online access to ordinances of Buncombe County, Asheville, certain other Buncombe County muncipalities.

Buncombe County

Official website of Buncombe County, with information about its elected officials, operating departments (i.e., Health Department), and schedule of County events; also access to real property, tax, and vital document records.

Instant Runoff procedure from NCBA.pdf

City of Asheville

Official website of the City, with information on its elected officials, operating departments (i.e. Police and Fire Departments), and schedule of City events: online payment of certain fees and fines.

The Mediation Center

Professional mediation, facilitation and conflict management. Programs are offered at either no cost or a sliding scale fee.


North Carolina Resources

North Carolina Lawyer Referral Service: 1-800-662-7660

Click the title to go to the website of this fee-based service for the public, connecting people having legal needs with lawyers practicing in their area of need.

North Carolina State Bar

Regulatory body governing the practice of law in the state of North Carolina.

North Carolina Bar Association

Voluntary association of North Carolina lawyers working to enhance the legal system and the practice of law.

The North Carolina Court System

Find information on court programs, court processes and general information on the workings of the North Carolina Court System.

NC General Assembly

Site of the NC legislature, with access to: NC general statutes, session laws, calendar of NC legislature and its committees, and contact data for state legislators.

Map of Superior Court Districts in NC

Map of District Court Districts in NC

Map of Prosecutorial Districts in NC


National Resources

American Bar Association

Voluntary association of lawyers nationwide. Site provides numerous resources for education of lawyers and the public about the profession, the legal system, and related topics.

Findlaw

Unofficial source for federal, state, and local laws of fifty states, plus contact information for lawyers practicing in various legal specialties in various locations.

Library of Congress (THOMAS site)

The Library of Congress THOMAS site is the source for federal legislative information. Among vast resources there are bills, resolutions, activity in Congress, schedule of Congress, and Committee information.