Founded in 2001 through the joining of forces of Joe Ferikes and Ed Bleynat, our firm focuses on first avoiding, then resolving, conflict for our clients. Whether accomplished through the drafting of solid and defensible contracts, through negotiation and mediation, or arbitration or litigation, we have the experience and knowledge to effectively handle most any litigation matter with efficiency. We are seasoned, skilled trial lawyers. Collectively, we have been helping to resolve conflict and disputes for our clients for more than 80 years. Our staff Gigi Teague and Debbie Donnelly, have been with Joe and Ed for most of their careers. Serving all of Western North Carolina from our offices in Asheville, we are a team of professionals as dedicated to one another as we are to our clients.