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The Alleman Law Firm has been providing quality and compassionate legal services throughout Western North Carolina since 1996. Our accomplishments are due to our commitment to the clients and their specific needs. Our concern is for each of our client’s well being, and to provide the highest quality legal support available. We make sure each client receives respect and consideration, by listening and communicating directly the most intelligent, confident legal representation possible. We primarily serve clients in Buncombe, Henderson, Haywood, and Transylvania Counties, but are committed to serving all counties in Western North Carolina, and are certified to represent all clients in the North Carolina State and Federal court systems.


Our employees possess high academic credentials and are closely linked to our community. Cynthia and her staff  assist the community through membership in service-oriented organizations, being on many committees, as well as volunteering in many community programs. Cynthia has attended many continuing education workshops and has given several presentations on various legal topics. Cynthia was the recipient of the William L. Thorpe ProBono Attorney of the Year Award for NC in 2010 for her unpaid services provided to our community and profession for her work on Guardianships, Wills , and Powers of Attorney.







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Practice areas


  1. Guardianship: 30%
    20 years
  2. Wills: 20%
    21 years
  3. Power Of Attorney: 20%
    21 years
  4. Probate: 20%
    16 years
  5. Trusts: 10%
    21 years



Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • James M. Lloyd

    Cynthia is very knowledgeable in the area of guardianship. She is quite skilled at preparing special needs trusts. She is knowledgeable in the preparation of wills and other end of life documents. She is a trusted resource in the legal community.


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Contact info

Cynthia L. Alleman

75 Church Street
Asheville, NC, 28801-3623


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
William L. Thorp ProBono AwardNorth Carolina Bar Association2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyAlleman Law Firm1996 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
North Carolina Association of Women AttorneysMemberN/A
Buncombe County Women AttorneysMemberN/A
North Carolina Academy of Trial LawyersPast MemberN/A
North Carolina Bar AssociationPast MemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of North Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Illinois Wesleyan UniversityHistory & Secondary EducationBA - Bachelor of Arts1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Transition into Adulthood FairPlanning for the Future when your family includes a member with a disability2015
Shuler Funeral HomeThe Probate Process2015
Senior Opportunities CenterElder Law Issues2015
Rotary MeetingEstate Planning2015
Family Support NetworkGuardianship in North Carolina2015
Terri Mullins Radio ShowWills, Guardianship & Powers of Attorney2011
Social Work Staff TrainingGuardianship and Powers of Attorney2011
SeminarSpecial Needs Trusts for a Disabled Loved One2011
Monthly MeetingExecutors, Heirs and Guardians Selling Property2011
ConferenceGuardianship, Powers of Attorney and Special Needs Trust2011
NC Guardianship Association ConferenceLimited Guardianship & Alternatives to Guardianship2010
Monthly MeetingWills and Probate: What you Need to Know2008
SeminarWills, Guardianship & Powers of Attorney2007
SeminarLaw Practice Management2006
SeminarWills, Guardianship & Powers of Attorney2005
ConferenceGuardianship and Elder law Issues2005
American Case Management Assn NC Chapter ConferenceCritical Legal Issues: What do I do when my patient is not competent?2005
Advanced Care Planning SeminarCare Giving: Tools to Meet the Challenges2005
Small Office Practice SessionLegal Resources and Employment Placement2004
SeminarEthical Social Work Practice with the Elderly2004
Social Workers in Long Term Care ConferenceGuardianship, Powers of Attorney & Estate Issues2002
SeminarEssential Litigation Skills for NC Paralegals2001
SeminarGuardianship of Incompetent Adults1998