Strong leadership is vital to achieving our goals and fulfilling our mission to provide clients with the most responsive legal services available.

We are proud of our reputation for attracting and developing some of the brightest leaders in legal management. The shareholders at The Van Winkle Law Firm elect a seven-member Board of Directors that meets monthly to oversee firm policy. The firm’s day-to-day management and operations are handled by Managing Partner Philip J. Smith and Chief Operating Officer Lauren Bradley.


Philip J. Smith
Managing Partner
(828) 258-2991


Lauren Bradley
Chief Operating Officer
(828) 258-2991

Katie Craig is facilities director at the Van Winkle Law Firm.

Katie Craig
Director of Technology and Facilities
(828) 258-2991

Amy Madill is the Marketing Coordinator at the Van Winkle Law Firm.

Amy Madill
Marketing Coordinator
(828) 258-2991