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Douglas J Tate

Douglas J Tate

Practice areas:

Landlord & Tenant, Debt Collection, Bankruptcy & Debt, Foreclosure, Animal Law

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1989

  1. Landlord & Tenant: 40%
    12 years
  2. Debt Collection: 30%
    11 years
  3. Bankruptcy & Debt: 15%
    11 years
  4. Foreclosure: 10%
    11 years
  5. Animal Law: 5%
    9 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Douglas. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Don Rodney Kight Jr.

    Doug is a strong advocate for his clients. He is ethical, hard working, and is diligent in his efforts to obtain the best result for his client.


    Don Kight Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

48 Patton Avenue
Asheville, NC, 28801-3321




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Legal EliteBusiness North Carolina2015
Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award28th Judicial District Bar/Pisgah Legal Services2013
Oustanding Pro Bono Service Award28th Judicial District Bar/Pisgah Legal Services2012
John B. Adams AwardNorth Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Journalism1988


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Asheville Humane Society Board of DirectorsCo-Chair of Governance Committee2012 - Present
Harry C. Martin American Inn of CourtMember2011 - Present
28th Judicial District BarPresident2011 - 2012
28th Judicial District BarPresident-Elect2010 - 2011
Pisgah Legal ServicesExecutive Committee Member2009 - 2012
28th Judicial District BarVice President2009 - 2010
OnTrack Financial Education & Counseling of Western North CarolinaExecutive Committee Member2009 - Present
28th Judicial District BarSecretary2007 - 2009
Hope For Horses, Inc.Trusttee, Board of Trustees2006 - 2009
Buncombe Alternatives, Inc.Teen Court Judge2004 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Emory UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
University of North Carolina, Chapel HillN/AA.B.1985

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Landlord and Tenant Law in North CarolinaBankruptcy in Landlord Tenant Cases2014
Landlord Tenant LawBankruptcy in Landlord Tenant Cases2013
CREIA Monthly MeetingNC Landlord Tenant Law2011