Representation, appeals, and legal counsel before the Social Security Administration.

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While we are based in Asheville, we cover all of Western North Carolina, including the areas around Hendersonville, Brevard, Waynesville, Sylva, Franklin, Burnsville, Spruce Pine, Marshall, Mars Hill, Bakersville, Weaverville, Asheville, Black Mountain, Candler, Old Fort, Marion, Shelby, Rutherfordton, Nebo, Charlotte, and Fairview. The counties we typically cover include: Clay, Cherokee, Graham, Macon, Swain, Jackson, Haywood, Henderson, Transylvania, Polk, Buncombe, Madison, Yancey, Mitchell, Rutherford, Cleveland, and McDowell.
We also handle appellate brief-writing related to administrative law (Social Security Administration) in certain other regions of the country by arrangement with local counsel. Attorney Holly J. Fairbairn and Attorney Susan Chitwood Barton are licensed to practice law in North Carolina.

Asheville Attorney Holly Fairbairn is the only board-certified specialist in WNC whose practice is devoted to social security law. Follow this link to learn more about this special honor: http://www.nclawspecialists.gov/


Attorney Holly Fairbairn was granted this honor the first year it was available. After her peers wrote in support of her expertise, she completed many hours of continuing legal education, and she passed an all-day examination. Congratulations!


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