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Robert H. Haggard

Contact

Direct line: (828) 697-6196
Fax: (828) 693-3999 
Email: rhaggard@vwlawfirm.com

Education

Florida State University
J.D., 1974

Davidson College
B.A. in English, 1971

Meet Robert

Bob is a Board Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law and has been practicing law with The Van Winkle Law Firm since 1978. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and a frequent lecturer and workshop participant of the Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association.

Professional Affiliations

  • 28th Judicial District Bar
  • 29th Judicial District Bar
  • North Carolina State Bar
    • Past Chair of Estate Planning and Probate Law Specialization Committee
  • North Carolina Bar Association
    • Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law Section
      • Council (2 terms)
      • Secretary
      • Treasurer
      • Chair of Section, 2010 - 2011
  • American Bar Association
  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
    • Fellow
  • Land of the Sky Estate Planning Council
    • Past President

Recognitions

  • Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite
  • AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers, 7+ years
  • Best Lawyers in America, 10+ years
    • 2012 Lawyer of the Year - Trusts and Estates
  • Rotary International "Service Above Self" Award, 2011
  • North Carolina Board of Legal Specialization - Board Certified in Estate Planning & Probate Law

Contact

Direct line: (828) 697-6196
Fax: (828) 693-3999 
Email: rhaggard@vwlawfirm.com

Education

Florida State University
J.D., 1974

Davidson College
B.A. in English, 1971

Work with Robert

Bob served as a captain with the U.S. Army J.A.G. Corps from 1974 to 1978. He is also an accomplished sailor.

Community Involvement

  • Apple Country Antique Tractor and Engine Association
    • Board Member, 2005 - 2007
  • Community Foundation of Henderson County
    • Member and Past Chair, Professional Advisors Council
  • Flat Rock Playhouse (State Theater of North Carolina)
    • Board Member, 2008 - Present
  • Rotary Club of Asheville
    • Board Member, 2004 - Present
    • President, 2007 - 2008