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Are you ready to work for one of the most respected law firms in North Carolina? The Van Winkle Law Firm welcomes attorneys and professionals who share our commitment to our practice, our profession, our clients and our community.

For over 100 years, The Van Winkle Law Firm offers exemplary legal services throughout North Carolina in corporate and business law, bankruptcy, environmental law, real estate, taxation and wills and estates. Our firm is routinely included in North Carolina Lawyers Weekly “25 Top Largest Law Firms.” From our involvement in the creation of the Pisgah National Forest in the early 1900s to our record victory for Kellogg, Brown & Root in a multi-million dollar construction dispute in 2006, our influential and experienced attorneys help shape our region and lead the way for our clients throughout North Carolina and the Southeast.

Our offices are located in Asheville and Hendersonville, North Carolina. Western North Carolina is noted for its natural beauty, vibrant arts and music, world class cuisine and outdoor activities. The New York Times best-selling travelogue The Geography of Bliss and ABC's 20/20 rated Asheville "Happiest City in America." Hendersonville is included in The 100 Best Small Towns in America. Other accolades include:

Our firm seeks candidates with integrity, intelligence and congeniality while demonstrating sound and reasonable judgment and an ongoing desire to further themselves personally and professionally. Our attorneys and staff work under a team-oriented atmosphere. We place an emphasis on balancing work and personal lives, encouraging our employees to pursue individual interests and community involvement.


The Van Winkle Law Firm strives to be a leader in benefits and compensation. In addition to competitive pay, we offer the following benefits:

  • Medical Coverage
  • Prescription Coverage
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Coverage
  • Term Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Term Life Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Same-Sex Domestic Partner Benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Days
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Parking
  • Discounted Sam’s Club Membership
  • United Services Credit Union
  • National College Savings Plan
  • Discounted Legal Services

All benefits and policies are subject to change at any time.

Living in Western North Carolina

Consistently named among the nation’s top places to live, work and vacation by publications such as Forbes, Southern Living, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, National Geographic Adventure, Frommer’s and Wallpaper, Asheville and Western North Carolina offer urban sophistication, outdoor excitement and Southern charm.

Western North Carolina rests in the French Broad River Valley, one of the most beautiful regions in the United States, with the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains providing the backdrop. Art galleries, music halls, boutique shopping, fine dining, theater, dance, golfing, skiing, biking, hiking, whitewater rafting…it’s all here.

The area also boasts a strong job market, low crime rate, excellent education and health systems, reasonable cost of living and moderate climate.

Area Links

Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce
Asheville Convention and Visitors Bureau
Henderson County Chamber of Commerce
Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development
Asheville Citizen-Times
Mountain Xpress
Hendersonville Times-News
Asheville Area Arts Council