I am a certified Mediator in these areas: Family, Superior Court, US Federal Court,... more
I am a certified Mediator in these areas: Family, Superior Court, US Federal Court, Workers' Comp, Community, Agriculture, EEOC, and Permanency Planning (parenting rights). I was previously a Commissioner with the NC Dispute Resolution Commission, the state's certifying and rule-making body for Alternative Dispute Resolution; and member of the NC Bar Association's Dispute Resolution Section. ... view profile
O.E. Starnes is an Asheville native, now working part-time in a general practice.... more
O.E. Starnes is an Asheville native, now working part-time in a general practice. This follows a period of 45 years in an active civil litigation practice, representing a number of insurance companies, corporate counsel for the City of Asheville. During this period, O.E. also served as corporate counsel to the City of Asheville from 1957 until 1967. O.E.s current practice consists of service to... view profile
Jeff has experience in providing a broad array of corporate and tax advice. His work... more
Jeff has experience in providing a broad array of corporate and tax advice. His work includes business transactions and operations including mergers, acquisitions, real estate transactions, tax controversies, tax treatment of partnerships, partners, corporations and shareholders, and state and local tax issues.
General practice attorneys perform a wide range of legal services but usually do not focus on a single area of the law. You will usually find a general practice lawyer in a small town, but big cities have them as well. You might consider a general practice lawyer as a “Jack of all Trades” who can give advice in many legal areas, represent you in common lawsuits and negotiations, and prepare everyday agreements and contracts. If you have a legal issue and aren't sure what type of lawyer should handle it, a general practice attorney is a good starting point. A general practice lawyer will refer you to an attorney who handles a specific practice area if necessary.