Sylva, NC Lawyers

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Sylva Has 46 Attorneys With 218 Reviews

Nathaniel James Earwood

Law Office of Nathan Earwood
461 East Main Street, Sylva, NC
151 reviews Avvo Rating: 7.9
Licensed for 20 years
Have you been charged or accused of a criminal or traffic offense? If so, we can help.
Practice area 20% Criminal Defense, 20% DUI & DWI, 20% Drug Crime and more
License NC, Active since 2003

Gary H. Miller

10 E Main St, Sylva, NC
25 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Licensed for 41 years
Gary H. Miller is a Martindale-Hubbell AV peer rated lawyer with 38 years of experience. He offers large firm expertise at small town rates to clients with interests in North Carolina and/or Louisiana. Principally a transactional lawyer, Mr. Mille...

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Robert Samuel Gilligan

401 Grindstaff Cove Rd #101, Sylva, NC
17 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Licensed for 10 years
Robert Gilligan was raised in Waynesville, NC, and earned an honorable discharge from the U.S. Air Force in 2009. Robert attended Wayne State University Law School in Detroit, MI, where he was highly involved in the University’s law student groups...

Mark R. Melrose

Melrose Law, PLLC
2775 Highway 74 East, Sylva, NC
1 review Avvo Rating: 9.0
Licensed for 34 years
Mark Melrose devotes all of his professional attention to trial work and has been actively trying a wide variety of serious cases during the past 24 years. His areas of practice include personal injury, medical malpractice, criminal defense, profe...

Orville D. Coward

Coward, Hicks & Siler, P.A.
705 West Main Street, Sylva, NC
Not yet reviewed Avvo Rating: 10.0
Licensed for 44 years
Orville D. Coward, Jr. was born in Sylva, North Carolina on December 22, 1953. He graduated magna cum laude from Yale University in 1976 with a BA in English and went on to receive his Juris Doctor from the University of North Carolina Law School ...

Kimberly R. Coward

Coward, Hicks & Siler, P.A.
705 West Main Street, Sylva, NC
Not yet reviewed Avvo Rating: 10.0
Licensed for 35 years
Kim Coward is a Midwesterner that loves, and has made a home of, the South. She graduated summa cum laude from Iowa State University in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science. She received her Juris Doctor from the University of Nort...

Michael Chase Wells

Legal Aid Of North Carolina, Inc.
PO Box 467, Sylva, NC
4 reviews Avvo Rating: 7.7
Licensed for 13 years
From my younger days spent in Murphy, North Carolina, I was raised with the philosophy that all people are valuable in their own way. I bring this philosophy into my career by trying to understand each client's true needs, not just what appears on...

Edward Bates Cole

Coward, Hicks & Siler, P.A.
705 West Main Street, Sylva, NC
Not yet reviewed Avvo Rating: 9.0
Licensed for 21 years
Edward Cole is a trial lawyer. He practices in the areas of civil litigation and natural resources. This includes representation of property owners and businesses in business disputes, property rights disputes, and title insurance litigation. In h...

Kimberly Nannette Carpenter

Earwood, Moore, Carpenter & Guy, PLLC
559 W Main St, Sylva, NC
1 review Avvo Rating: 7.4
Licensed for 27 years
Kimberly "Kim" Carpenter, a native of Swain County, NC, has been practicing law in Western North Carolina since being admitted to the bar in 1996. She specializes in personal injury, workers' compensation, real estate, civil litigation, wills and ...

Eric B. Ridenour

Ridenour & Goss, P.A.
21 Colonial Square, P.O. Box 965, Sylva, NC
2 reviews Avvo Rating: 6.8
Licensed for 28 years
At Ridenour & Goss we are committed to representing the people of western North Carolina. Our lawyers focus primarily on real estate closings, boundary line and right of way disputes, foreclosures, estate administration, and local government repre...

Agatha Brooke Guy

Carpenter Guy & Arnold, PLLC
559 W Main St, Sylva, NC
6 reviews Avvo Rating: 7.5
Licensed for 17 years
Aggie Guy dedicates her career to ensuring the protection of peoples' property, whether through sound real estate transactions, estate planning and taxation protection, asset protection plans for long-term care as we age, or by protecting your bus...

Richard B. Harper

Po Box 395, Sylva, NC
1 review
Licensed for 42 years
Review: I am a professional that was injured on the job at a hospital. There were several witnesses that were instructed to lie or loose their jobs if they told what they saw happen to me. They denied paying my bills & denied paying my worker's comp. I...

Joseph Franklin Chilton

P.O. Box 426, Sylva, NC
1 review Avvo Rating: 6.8
Licensed for 10 years
Review: Joseph Chilton listens. He actively participates in the conversation and acquires the necessary information he needs to represent you without the truncated "questionnaires" used by the "billable hours" species of attorney. He is approachable and d...

Thomas R. Crawford

Crawford Law Firm
180 Jackson St, Po Box 300, Sylva, NC
Not yet reviewed Avvo Rating: 6.7
Licensed for 51 years
Practice area 20% Estate Planning, 20% Tax, 20% Trusts and more
License NC, Active since 1972

Leonard F Hilty III

Po Box 71, Sylva, NC
3 reviews
Licensed for 31 years
Review: Mr. Hilty represented my son. We all noticed that everyone greeted him warmly in the court when he entered, unlike his colleagues. He listened carefully, and he took notes. He spoke eloquently in court. The best possible outcome was achiev...

James K. Coward

Coward, Hicks & Siler, P.A.
705 W Main St, Sylva, NC
Not yet reviewed Avvo Rating: 7.0
Licensed for 39 years
James Kent (“Jay”) Coward, Jr. was born and raised in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and has been practicing law in Sylva since 1984. He attended the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England, received his B.A.with honors in English from Davidson...

William Justin Morgan

Smith & Morgan Law, Pa
Po Box 1905, 240 Skyland Drive, Sylva, NC
2 reviews
Licensed for 13 years
Review: I have used William Morgan and his firm for several years. I have always been very pleased with their service. The Professional service and sincere concern for each of the cases I have had with Will, will keep me coming back for their services. Wi...

Bonnie Jean Claxton

705 W Main St, Sylva, NC
Not yet reviewed Avvo Rating: 7.3
Licensed for 10 years
Bonnie Claxton earned her Juris Doctor in 2013 from William Mitchell College of Law after she graduated from the University of Georgia in 2007. During her time at law school, she was a Martin Luther King Jr. intern for Legal AId of North Carolina ...

Jeffrey Ryan Goss

Ridenour & Goss, PA
21 Colonial Sq, Po Box 965, Sylva, NC
Not yet reviewed Avvo Rating: 7.0
Licensed for 13 years
At Ridenour & Goss we are committed to representing the people of western North Carolina. Our lawyers focus primarily on real estate closings, boundary line and right of way disputes, foreclosures, estate administration, and local government repre...

Gary E. Kirby

Po Box 713, Sylva, NC
1 review
Licensed for 47 years
Review: Avoid this attorney to handle any domestic issue. He does not file things properly or on time. He does not present evidence. This attorney severely mishandled my case. He was demeaning, insulting and did not act on my behalf. I caught him in sever...
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