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Meeting the needs of clients for over 50 years, our law firm is a valued part of the Western North Carolina legal community.

Griffin & Schaefer, P.A. is a reputable law firm that has been meeting the various legal needs of its clients in the Waynesville, North Carolina area for over 50 years. Headed by Woodrow H. Griffin, our firm provides the high level of quality and tenacious legal services our clients have come to know and expect. At Griffin & Schaefer, P.A., we realize that facing a legal situation can be emotionally and physically trying. To ease this burden, we pride ourselves on working with people, not cases, and helping our clients through each step of the process. We encourage you to reach out to our firm to find out more about how our attorneys can help you. For exceptional legal service, you can trust our legal professionals at Griffin & Schaefer, P.A..

Attorneys

A photo of Waynesville, NC attorney, Woodrow H. Griffin.

Woodrow H. Griffin

Partner

Woody is a native of Greensboro, North Carolina and the cornerstone of our firm. With over 40 years of experience practicing law in Western North Carolina, he has built a strong …

A photo of Waynesville, NC attorney, Brian P. Schaefer.

Brian P. Schaefer

Partner

Brian Schaefer assists clients with elder and special needs law, estate planning, and estate administration. The common thread in Brian’s practice is that he helps clients and their …

Paralegals

A photo of Waynesville, NC paralegal, Darden Yerkes. Which works for real estate attorneys, Woodrow H. Griffin and Brian P. Schaefer.

Darden Yerkes

Paralegal

Darden Yerkes has worked as a paralegal for our firm since 2018. Darden focuses on assisting clients with estate administrations, and she has also provided assistance in real …

A photo of Waynesville, NC paralegal, Laura Wehking. Which works for real estate attorneys, Woodrow H. Griffin and Brian P. Schaefer.

Laura Wehking

Paralegal

Laura Wehking has been a loyal and valued employee of the firm since 2005 and has worked in the legal field for 25 years. Laura focuses on assisting clients with estate …

A photo of Waynesville, NC paralegal, Susan Purvis. Which works for real estate attorneys, Woodrow H. Griffin and Brian P. Schaefer.

Susan Purvis

Paralegal

Susan Purvis, a Certified Paralegal, has provided excellent service to our firm since 2002. She brings a wealth of experience to the firm’s practice, having worked in the legal …