Phil has practiced with the Van Winkle Law Firm since 1972. His primary areas of practice include healthcare, construction, professional malpractice defense (accounting, architectural, dental, engineering, legal and medical), products liability, banking, and commercial law.
After receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wake Forest University, Phil studied law at Temple University, where he received his Juris Doctor in 1972. He is a member of the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys and the Defense Research Institute. He served as President of the 28th Judicial District Bar from 1995 through 1996, and as President of Pisgah Legal Services (Pro Bono) in 2005 and 2006.
The Van Winkle Law Firm
11 N. Market Street
Asheville, NC, 28801
PO Box 7376
|Award name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Super Lawyer||North Carolina Super Lawyers||2011|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers in America||N/A|
|Legal Elite||Business North Carolina||N/A|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||N/A|
|Partner||The Van Winkle Law Firm||1972 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|28th Judicial District Bar||N/A|
|American Health Lawyers Association||N/A|
|Buncombe County Bar Association||N/A|
|Defense Research Institute||N/A|
|North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys||N/A|
|North Carolina Bar Association||N/A|
|North Carolina State Bar||N/A|
|Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1972|
|Wake Forest University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1968|
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