Attorney Patrick Wood

Attorney Patrick Wood


JD – Charlotte School of Law
BA –Georgia Southern University

Bar Admissions

State of North Carolina
Western District of North Carolina

Attorney Wood graduated from Berrien County High School. He then graduated with Bachelor of Arts in History from Georgia Southern University. Upon his graduation, he enrolled at Charlotte School of Law and graduated with a Juris Doctor. Attorney Wood is currently in good standing with the State Bar of North Carolina. Attorney Wood currently resides in Asheville, North Carolina. Attorney Wood joined The Fitzgerald Law Firm in 2017 and is the Managing Attorney of the Asheville Office.

Attorney Lane Fitzgerald

Attorney Lane Fitzgerald


J.D. – Hamline University School of Law
B.A. – Columbia College

Bar Admissions

State of Wisconsin
State of Illinois
Western District of Wisconsin
Eastern District of Wisconsin
Northern District of Illinois (Trial Bar)
Department of Veterans Affairs

Attorney Fitzgerald graduated from F.J. Turner High School and promptly joined the United States Air Force. After honorably serving for over four years, he graduated from Columbia College with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. He then received his Juris Doctor from Hamline University School of Law. He is currently a member in good standing with the State Bar of Wisconsin and the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission of Illinois. Attorney Fitzgerald is the founder of The Fitzgerald Law Firm.

Mission Statement:  Our mission is to provide high-quality legal representation and exceptional service to those facing serious financial difficulties in Western North Carolina.

Objectives:    To treat clients with the dignity and respect they deserve;

To remember that our clients are having severe financial difficulty, which reinforces our commitment to free bankruptcy consultations, low retainers, and reasonable fees;

To be accessible for our clients, answer their questions, and explain their options;

To provide clients with the fresh start, a new opportunity, and another chance to succeed financially;

To demonstrate to clients that honesty, openness, and transparency are in their best legal interests should they choose to file a bankruptcy petition;

To maintain the highest ethical standards in giving advice, preparing documents, and interacting with clients, Court personnel, Bankruptcy trustees, and creditors’ attorneys.

* The Fitzgerald Law Firm is a designated Debt Relief Agency by the U.S. Congress. We take great pride representing consumers in bankruptcy proceedings.