ABOUT OUR FIRM

Stone and Christy P.A. has been providing quality legal services to Western North Carolina for over 60 years

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STONE & CHRISTY, P.A. provides legal representation in all civil matters including real estate (transactional and litigation), estate planning and administration, estate-based litigation, general civil litigation, wrongful death, collection, contract, landlord/tenant and minor criminal offenses.

OUR TEAM

OUR STAFF

Our attorneys are assisted by a dedicated staff, including Donna Farr, Carrie Maresh, Kelly Davis and Tori Deal.


Donna Farr began working with Dick Stone in the early-mid 1980s.  Donna continues to be an integral part of the firm as office manager, all while assisting the attorneys in all practice areas, with a concentration in real estate transactions.  

Carrie Maresh was welcomed to the office in July, 2007. Carrie assists the attorneys with collection, litigation, estate planning, and estate administration. When Carrie isn’t working, she is trail running or at the pottery studio working on her pottery.

Kelly Davis started in May, 2015 and assist the attorneys in real estate closings and other real estate related matters. Kelly enjoys spending time with her family and playing with her boxer-lab mix, Newton.  She can be found most Saturdays at Western Carolina University watching her daughter cheering on the sidelines for Catamount football and basketball.

Tori Deal is Stone and Christy’s newest employee, who joined the firm in August of 2016 as receptionist. She enjoys writing fictional stories and loves animals.

FIRM HISTORY

Stone and Christy, P.A., located in Black Mountain, N.C., provides expert legal advice to residents and businesses of the Black Mountain, Swannanoa Valley area and beyond. From their office in central Black Mountain, the firm serves the legal needs of residents primarily in Buncombe and surrounding counties but also throughout Western North Carolina. The firm, best described as a general practice, provides legal representation in all civil matters including real estate (transactional and litigation), estate planning and administration, estate-based litigation, general civil litigation,  medical malpractice, personal injury, wrongful death, collection, contract, landlord/tenant and minor criminal offenses.

The firm was founded by Richard B. Stone, known as “Dick” to his many friends. From 1950, when Mr. Stone began his practice in Black Mountain, to 1998 when Mr. Stone passed away, he earned the respect of a great many friends and clients. Serving as Mayor of Black Mountain from 1957 to 1975, Mr. Stone served the community in a variety of capacities, including volunteer attorney for the Town of Black Mountain for many years. Dick’s presence was so great that the firm is regularly reminded by clients of Mr. Stone’s small town, common sense oriented approach to legal problems.

Bill Christy joined Mr. Stone in 1995, to form Stone and Christy, P.A. After Mr. Stone’s passing, Bryant Webster joined Stone & Christy in 2000, followed by James Ellis in 2001 and Barrett McFatter in late 2014. The firm takes pride in providing effective legal advice for clients whose personal and business interests place them in a wide variety of situations. Attorneys and staff at the firm take pride in providing excellent service to clients while remaining accessible to those clients to the greatest extent possible.

High priorities for the firm include returning calls and emails promptly, keeping clients both satisfied and well informed of the status of their case, providing exceptional legal advice while adhering to high ethical standards, staying involved in community activities and creating an enjoyable and rewarding atmosphere for attorneys, staff, and clients.