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Elizabeth C. Franks

Contact

Phone: (828) 258-2991
Fax: (828) 257-2767 
Email: lfranks@vwlawfirm.com

Education

University of Dayton
J.D., 2005

University of Miami
B.B.A., 2002

Meet Liz

Liz joined The Van Winkle Law Firm in 2012 and is a member of the Litigation Practice Group. She practiced law for two years in southern Ohio before relocating to Asheville in 2008, where she worked at the United States Attorney’s Office for over four years. Liz most recently served as a law clerk to the Honorable Max O. Cogburn, Jr., United States District Judge for the Western District of North Carolina.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Biltmore Beacon 40 Under Forty Class of 2014

Professional Affiliations

  • 28th Judicial District Bar
    • Pro Bono Committee Chair
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • North Carolina Bar Association
    • Technology Committee Member, 2014-2015
  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court
    • Middle District of North Carolina
    • Western District of North Carolina

Contact

Phone: (828) 258-2991
Fax: (828) 257-2767 
Email: lfranks@vwlawfirm.com

Education

University of Dayton
J.D., 2005

University of Miami
B.B.A., 2002

Work with Liz

Favorite Asheville Concerts
Amon Tobin, Aziz Ansari, Built to Spill

Last Book Read
Running With the Mind of Meditation by Sakyong Mipham

Community Involvement

  • City of Asheville Noise Ordinance Appeals Board
    • Alternate Member
  • Homeward Bound
    • Vice President of the Board of Directors
  • WCQS
    • Board of Directors
  • Pisgah Legal Services
  • Buncombe County Guardian ad Litem program, 2009 - 2011
  • United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County Highlands Circle
    • Member
    • Steering Committee Member