Introducing Searson, Jones, Gottschalk & Cash, PLLC - Expanding Our Legal Team

December 14, 2023

We are thrilled to share the exciting news that our law firm is expanding! Barbour Searson Jones Cash and Deutsch & Gottschalk, PA are joining forces as one firm, becoming Searson, Jones, Gottschalk & Cash, PLLC as of January 1, 2024.

This merger marks an important step in our journey and reinforces our dedication to providing unparalleled legal services throughout Western North Carolina and beyond.

Welcome to New Partners & Legal Talent

Tikkun Gottschalk

Tikkun Gottschalk

Tikkun Gottschalk exemplifies excellence and client-driven service, adding another important dimension to our commitment. His extensive legal knowledge has shaped the legal landscape, and his joining our team serves as further proof of this. Tikkun has been practicing law for almost 20 years in Asheville & Western North Carolina. Much of his work has been in business transactions, real estate litigation, and estate administration.

Bob Deutsch

Bob Deutsch

Bob Deutsch provides invaluable experience and knowledge across a range of legal specialties that will enhance our Asheville-based firm. Bob has been practicing law in Western North Carolina for over 40 years—working on a variety of cases from capital murder trials to wrongful death, medical malpractice, and product liability litigation, complex business and commercial transactions and litigation, and real estate development and closings.

Elizabeth Newman

Elizabeth Newman

Elizabeth's fresh perspectives and vigorous approach to legal challenges make her a crucial addition to our team. Elizabeth has experience with practicing civil litigation with a concentration in the areas of real estate, corporate practice, trademark & copyright.

Our Expanded Services

Searson, Jones, Gottschalk & Cash, PLLC, will continue to serve individual clients and businesses with the same dedication and excellence that have been our hallmark. We specialize in navigating complex legal challenges, including business disputes, estate and inheritance controversies, insurance disputes, personal injury and wrongful death cases, professional liability, both white and blue-collar criminal defense, commercial real estate transactions, and estate administration. View our practice areas right here.

As always, we believe in providing advice and counsel to prevent problems from escalating into lawsuits or indictments. Our experienced team is adept at finding creative solutions to the most difficult legal issues—ensuring our clients receive the best possible outcomes.

Looking Forward

This merger is more than just a change of name, it represents our enhanced capabilities, broader expertise, and a deepened commitment to our clients. With our expanded team and combined experience, Searson, Jones, Gottschalk & Cash, PLLC, is uniquely positioned to address the evolving legal needs of our Western North Carolina community and beyond.

We look forward to this new era of legal excellence and to continuing to serve you with integrity and professionalism.


The Team at Searson, Jones, Gottschalk & Cash, PLLC

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