David C. Neumann
Member & Attorney at Law
David is the founding member of The Neumann Law Firm, PLLC, and of the former practices of Neumann & Hall, Attorneys at Law, PLLC, and Neumann & Associates Law Firm, PLLC. He has served this community and the legal interests of clients in Transylvania County and its surrounding areas for over 31 years.
A 1962 West Point graduate, Dave served in Germany commanding a nuclear weapons detachment, in Vietnam commanding an artillery battery and as a battalion operations and executive officer. He was awarded the Bronze Star and two Army Commendations Medals for his accomplishments.
He graduated cum laude from the University of Georgia Law School in 1986 and has been a member of the North Carolina Bar since then.
Dave was County Attorney for 20 years, and is currently the attorney for Transylvania Vocational Services. He also serves on the Brevard College Board of Visitors, having been its Chair for three years, and is a Trustee of the Transylvania Regional Hospital Foundation. He has been a Trustee of the Transylvania County Library and Foundation, a member of the County Economic Development Task Force, President of the Children’s Center, and President of Brevard Kiwanis Club. In addition, he has held leadership positions in the Connestee Falls and Straus Park Homeowners Associations.
David is a widower and has two children and two grandchildren.
His primary practices are Real Estate and Estate Planning & Estate Administration.
Barbara Anne Lubin
Attorney at Law
We welcome Barbara to the area and as a new attorney to the Firm. Barbara relocated from New York, where she was a family and divorce mediator in private practice after a varied career in public service.
Barbara graduated from George Washington University, and has a Master’s degree in Urban Planning from Hunter College and a Juris Doctor degree from Pace University Law School. She is a member of the North Carolina and New York Bars.
Barbara started her career as an urban planner in New York City, and subsequently worked in the health care field in planning, regulatory and managerial capacities. She later served as an Assistant County Attorney in Westchester County, New York, drafting formal Opinions, appeals and county legislation, and representing the local DSS in child protective and support matters. During those years, she also participated in drafting and implementing game changing legislation services for children, hospital reimbursement methodologies, and New York family law concerning paternity.
A mediator and peace-maker by temperament, she trained in Divorce and Family Mediation at the prestigious Ackerman Institute for the Family, in Elder and in Custody Mediation, in Collaborative Divorce, and the innovative Harvard Negotiation Insight initiative.
Most recently, Barbara completed her Family Financial Mediation certification. She is a member of the IACP (International Academy of Collaborative Professionals) and a founding member of the WNC Collaborative Law Group, established in 2016 by a number of attorney colleagues in Transylvania and adjacent counties to promote collaborative, non-adversarial alternatives to resolving family law issues, including divorce, property division and custody.
She married to Henry Felt, a videographer, and has a married son and grandson. In her free time, Barbara is a photographer and aspiring weaver.
Barbara’s primary practice areas are Collaborative Divorce, Elder Law and Mediation.
Douglas R. Campen
Doug graduated cum laude from Campbell University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a strong emphasis on international relations. His undergraduate experience was highlighted by a nomination by the political science department to attend West Point Military Academy for the annual Student Conference for United States Affairs. Prominent foreign policy thinkers, as well as United States diplomats, were present as he was tasked with leading a presentation for the attendees.
Doug went on to obtain his Juris Doctor from Campbell University Law School in 2013. His main focus during law school was becoming a better oral advocate. He has always viewed the practice of law as a civil service and seeks to contribute to the profession by zealously protecting the rights and shielding the interests of his clients while maintaining a strong moral compass. Coming from a military family, he was instilled with a sense of personal discipline and pride in his work. He intends to carry these values with him throughout his career.
Prior to joining The Neumann Law Firm, PLLC, Doug worked as a legal clerk with the Charlene Edwards Law Office in Lillington, North Carolina. It was there that he gained a wealth of experience in family law, as well as other areas, and dedicated his time to the needs of the client.
An avid outdoorsman and musician, Doug spends his free time traveling, fishing, kayaking, reading, and playing guitar. He moved to Western North Carolina to enjoy the abundant wildlife and rich artistic culture this region offers.
Doug’s practice areas are Family Law, Civil Litigation, Criminal Defense, Homeowner Association Formation/disputes, Business Law, and Personal Injury.
Brentley D. Cronquist
Attorney at Law
Brentley is a Cum Laude graduate of North Carolina State University where he earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Sociology with a minor in Political Science. With Brentley’s desire to help people, he went on to attend law school at the Appalachian School of Law. In law school, he was elected Executive Editor of the Natural Resources Law Journal and Vice President of Phi Alpha Delta.
Also during law school, Brentley completed challenging, yet rewarding, internships with Legal Aid of North Carolina, Durham County Public Defender’s Office and North Carolina Attorney General’s Office. After law school, Brentley moved to Baltimore, Maryland, for two years where he worked at a general practice law office in downtown Baltimore.
Brentley moved to Brevard, North Carolina, his wife’s hometown, in July 2016. Upon his move to Brevard, Brentley began working as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Marvin P. Pope for 28th Judicial District Superior Court in Asheville, NC. Working and writing for a superior court judge was a great experience for Brentley as it allowed him to gain insight on how judges view cases and build further experience in a variety of different areas of law.
When he is not practicing law, Brentley enjoys working out, playing and watching basketball, bowling, golfing, and playing with his dogs.
Brentley’s practice areas include, but are not limited to, Criminal Defense, DWI/Traffic Law, Personal Injury/Workers Compensation, Bankruptcy and Foreclosres.