Goosmann Rose Colvard & Cramer, P.A. takes great pride in its commitments, ethics and accomplishments. We encourage you to browse our biographical information and learn more about the GRCC team.
George F. "Greg" Goosmann IV
John R. Rose
Veronica H. Colvard
Elizabeth L.M. "Beth" Cramer
Catherine N. Toler
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Alla Arauz was born in the Ukraine, moved to the US as a teenager, and came to Asheville and GRCC in 2005. Alla has been in the legal field since 2001, focusing on residential real estate transactions. She holds an associate degree in Business Administration. Ms. Arauz volunteers for many organizations and is a North Carolina Notary Public.
Lily Bergman came to Asheville in 2012 by way of Santa Monica, California. Lily worked her way through the UCLA, receiving a bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies. She joined GRCC in the fall of 2014, starting in our post-closing department and quickly moving upstairs to work in residential closings. Ms. Bergman volunteers with local charities and is enjoying getting to know the area.
Iris Bradley is nearly an Asheville native, moving here when she was five years old from Morganton, North Carolina. Iris has nearly 30 years of legal experience and has been working with Mr. Rose specifically for 20 of those years. She has an associate degree in Paralegal Education from Blanton’s College. Ms. Bradley is a North Carolina Notary Public.
Tracy Britt is originally from Dawsonville, GA. She moved to North Carolina in 1987 and to the Asheville area in 1997. Tracy has worked in the legal field since 2015 and brings over 25 years of mortgage lending experience with her. She joined GRCC in June of 2015 and works primarily on residential closings. Ms. Britt is a North Carolina Notary Public.
Gosia Graves was born and raised in Lodz, Poland and moved to Asheville in November of 1996. She has been working as a paralegal since 1999, specifically in Real Estate since 2007, and joined GRCC in the fall of 2015. Gosia graduated with a master’s degree from the University of Lodz School of Law and also holds a degree in Paralegal Studies from Cecil’s College. Ms. Graves is very active in the Boy Scouts as well as a number of local organizations and is an NC Notary Public.
Margaret “Mags” Bassett Harmon came to North Carolina from Virginia in 2006. She has been in the legal field since 1985, practicing law in Virginia and joining GRCC as a paralegal in the summer of 2015. Commercial transactions and LLC/Corporate Formations are her forte. Mags enjoys volunteering for a number of organizations. Ms. Harmon holds a B.A. in English from the University of Virginia and a J.D. from TC Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond and is an NC Notary Public.
Laura R. Jenkins
Laura Russell Jenkins is an Asheville native and has been with GRCC for 15 years. Her primary role for the Firm focuses on residential real estate transactions and she has 21 years of total legal experience. She received an associate in applied sciences degree in Paralegal Studies from South College and volunteers with many charities. Ms. Jenkins is a North Carolina State Bar Certified Paralegal and a Notary Public.
Cynthia McCullers is a North Carolina native who moved to Asheville as a child. Cynthia has been in the legal field since high school. She has been with GRCC since 1996 and focuses on commercial real estate transactions and residential or commercial development projects. Ms. McCullers is an NC State Bar Certified Paralegal and a Notary Public.
Emily "Emmy" Milam
Emily “Emmy” Milam is from Kennesaw, GA. She moved to Western North Carolina in the summer of 2015, joining GRCC around the same time. Emmy started in our Post Closing department and now assists with residential real estate transactions.
Sandra Noland is a Haywood county native with 25 years of legal experience. She has been with GRCC since 2001 and is a licensed NC Real Estate Agent as well as a licensed NC Title Insurance Agent. Her current focus is on residential real estate transactions and developer projects. Ms. Noland is an NC State Bar Certified Paralegal and a Notary Public.
Lisa Reilly’s roots are in Chesterland, Ohio. She came to Asheville in March of 2012 and joined GRCC. She has over 20 years of experience in administration and business management and now over two years of legal experience. Ms. Reilly participates in a number of charities and is a North Carolina Notary Public.
Cathy Ann Robinson
Cathy Ann Robinson is an Asheville native with over 26 years of experience in the legal field. Cathy has been with GRCC since 2003, focusing on residential real estate transactions. She received a bachelor’s degree from UNCA. Ms. Robinson is an NC State Bar Certified Paralegal and a Notary Public.
Barbara Taggart comes to the area from Bronxville, NY and Westport, CT. She moved to WNC in 1998 and has been in the legal field since 2010, joining GRCC in 2016. Barbara holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Connecticut and a Paralegal Certificate from Boston University. Ms. Taggart is a North Carolina Notary Public.
Sara Thomas came to Asheville by way of Hampton, Virginia. Sara moved to the area in November of 2015. Ms. Thomas joined GRCC in the spring of 2016 where she assists in our Post-Closing department.
Carey Young was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and moved to the WNC area in 1986. She brings 18 years of legal experience to the firm and focuses on residential real estate transactions. Ms. Young holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Montreat College. Ms. Young is a North Carolina State Bar Certified Paralegal and a Notary Public as well as being a licensed North Carolina Real Estate Broker.
Rebecca Brandt is a Candler, North Carolina native and joined GRCC in 2013. She brings four years of legal experience working with the US Attorney’s office. Ms. Brandt currently holds an AAS in Criminal Justice from AB Tech. Ms. Brandt is working towards her bachelor’s degree.
Kimberly Burnette hails from Waynesville, North Carolina. Kim has 18 years of experience in the legal field, 16 of which focus on real estate. Her concentration is on title and public record examinations in support of real estate transactions and projects. Ms. Burnette holds an associate degree in Paralegal Technology from Southwestern Community College. Ms. Burnette is a North Carolina State Bar Certified Paralegal and a Notary Public.
Tom Handley has been with the firm since 2003. He is a graduate of California Western School of Law and University of Colorado. Mr. Handley is a North Carolina Licensed title underwriter.
Julianna Henderson is another of the firm’s WNC natives, being from Mills River, North Carolina. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business/Hospitality Management from Western Carolina University. Ms. Henderson has been with GRCC since 2013 and is the go-to person for new clients/new business.
Kathy Pope comes from the Asheville area. Kathy has been in the legal field for 30 years and has worked with GRCC in some capacity for over 25 years. Ms. Pope holds a business degree as well as a number of certificates for computers, management, and accounting.
Aubrey Smith is a native of Las Vegas, NV and moved to Western North Carolina in 2015. Aubrey joined GRCC in the summer of 2016. Ms. Smith is currently working towards a Criminal Justice degree.
Goosmann Rose Colvard & Cramer, P.A. provides legal services with a focus on real estate transactions to Asheville, Hendersonville, and the surrounding Western North Carolina area. We are proud of our knowledgeable and professional staff and strive to provide quality service. Our mission is to assure our client’s legal needs, including residential and commercial real estate transactions, contract preparation, and corporate & limited liability company formation, are fulfilled smoothly and efficiently.
77 Central Ave., Ste. H
Asheville, NC 28801