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North Carolina Super Lawyers Recognizes Edward Bleynat in 2021

June 11, 2021
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We are pleased to share that Edward Bleynat has been included in the 2021 edition of North Carolina Super Lawyers in the area of business litigation. Ed is a Harry C. Martin Chapter of the American Inns of Court Master of the Bench. Licensed in North Carolina and Tennessee, Ed is an AV Preeminent Peer Rated Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell and is listed in Best Lawyers in America. Ed and his partner, Joe Ferikes, have been practicing law together for more than two decades. Super Lawyers rates lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Ed has been included on this list for several consecutive years. Ferikes & Bleynat, PLLC is an Asheville-based litigation…

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Ed Bleynat and Joe Ferikes included in the 2021 Edition of Best Lawyers in America

Partners Included in Best Lawyers in America 2021

September 25, 2020
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Joseph Ferikes & Edward Bleynat have been included in the 2021 Edition of Best Lawyers in America. Joe Ferikes has been practicing law for more than four decades. He has been a private practice trial lawyer since 1981 and was a solo practitioner until forming Ferikes & Bleynat in 2001. Joe has been included in the Best Lawyers in America Litigation – Real Estate section continuously since 2018. Ed Bleynat is an AV Preeminent Peer Rated Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell and is included to the North Carolina Super Lawyers lists. He enjoys fellowship in the Harry C. Martin Chapter of the American Inns of Court, where he is a past president. He holds licenses to practice in North Carolina and Tennessee. Ed is included in…

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Edward Bleynat included in North Carolina Super Lawyers 2020

January 22, 2020
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Edward Bleynat has been included in the 2020 edition of North Carolina Super Lawyers in the area of business litigation.

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Ferikes & Bleynat Listed in US News/Best Lawyers in America Best Law Firms 2020

November 1, 2019
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The firm has been proudly selected to the U.S. News – Best Lawyers in America “2020 Best Law Firms” as an Asheville Metropolitan Tier 2 ranked law firm in the area of Litigation – Real Estate.

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Image of Ed Bleynat and Joe Ferikes in downtown Asheville near the entrance to their offices in the iconic Drhumor Building.

Joe Ferikes and Ed Bleynat Included in Best Lawyers in America 2020

August 19, 2019
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We are pleased to share that its Partners have been included in the 2020 Edition of Best Lawyers in America. Joe Ferikes has been included continuously since 2018, and Ed Bleynat makes his first appearance on the list in 2020. Joe Ferikes began his practice in 1974 in Atlanta, Georgia, representing such entities as the County of Dekalb. He has been a private practice trial lawyer since 1981 and was a solo practitioner until forming Ferikes & Bleynat in 2001. Joe has been included in the Best Lawyers in America Litigation – Real Estate section since 2018. Ed Bleynat is an AV Preeminent Peer Rated Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell and is included to the North Carolina Super Lawyers lists. He enjoys fellowship in the Harry…

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Ed Bleynat Included in 2019 North Carolina Super Lawyers

February 5, 2019
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We are pleased to share that Edward Bleynat has been included in North Carolina Super Lawyers 2019 in the area of business litigation. Only 4 lawyers in Asheville are included in this practice area. 2019 is Ed’s first appearance on the North Carolina Super Lawyers list. Ed is an AV Preeminent Peer Rated Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell and enjoys fellowship in the Harry C. Martin Chapter of the American Inns of Court, where he currently serves as president. He holds licenses to practice in North Carolina and Tennesee. He and Joe Ferikes have been practicing law together since 2001. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, rates lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.…

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Ferikes & Bleynat Listed in US News/Best Lawyers in America Best Law Firms 2019

November 14, 2018
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We are proudly selected to the U.S. News – Best Lawyers in America “2019 Best Law Firms” as an Asheville Metropolitan Tier 3 ranked law firm in the area of Litigation – Real Estate, making the firm’s debut appearance on the list. The 2019 Edition of “Best Law Firms” includes rankings in 75 national practice areas and 122 metropolitan-based practice areas. The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings is now in its ninth consecutive year. For a concise explanation of the methodology for inclusion in U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”, visit the Best Law Firms website at https://bestlawfirms.usnews.com/methodology.aspx. Ferikes & Bleynat, PLLC is an Asheville-based law firm serving clients in Western North Carolina. The firm creates lasting resolutions to…

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Joe Ferikes included in Best Lawyers in America for the Second Consecutive Year.

August 24, 2018
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We are proud to announce that Joseph A. Ferikes has been included in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers in America in the Litigation – Real Estate Section. This is Joe’s second consecutive year on the list. Using sophisticated methodology, Best Lawyers© compiles lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers within the same legal practice area and geographical area. The link to the full methodology can be found here: https://www.bestlawyers.com/content/downloads/methodology/bl-expanded-methodology-america-2017.pdf Established in 2001, Ferikes & Bleynat, PLLC is an Asheville-based law firm serving clients in western North Carolina. The firm creates lasting resolutions to conflict and crisis and also provides negotiation and mediation services. As legal professionals, the partners welcome referrals of…

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Joe Ferikes Included in Best Lawyers in America 2018

September 5, 2017
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We are proud to announce that partner Joseph A. Ferikes has been included in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in America. He is included in the Litigation – Real Estate Section. Joe began his practice in 1974 in Atlanta, Georgia, representing such entities as the County of Dekalb. In 1983, Joe and his wife moved back to their hometown of Asheville to continue his law practice and raise their family. He has been a private practice trial lawyer since 1981 and was a solo practitioner until forming Ferikes & Bleynat in 2001. Joe is also actively involved in the Greek community and has coached youth sports for more than 15 years. Using sophisticated methodology, Best Lawyers© compiles lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive…

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Battles v. The Bywater – from NC Lawyers Weekly

January 16, 2017
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Reporting on a recent case litigated by Ed Bleynat and Greg Johnson… An Asheville law firm may have to cough up $85,000 in fees after it signed on to represent a limited liability corporation when only one of the LLC’s two co-owners agreed to the representation.

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