Prior to joining Van Winkle, Alman practiced in Los Angeles at a boutique law firm specializing in commercial, antitrust and unfair competition litigation. She is licensed to practice in North Carolina and California.
Alman is a member of the North Carolina State Bar, the 28th Judicial District Bar, the North Carolina Bar Association, the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys, Rotary Club of Asheville South and the California State Bar. She is admitted to the U.S. District Court, Central District of California, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Originally from Florida, Alman attended the University of Florida and received her law degree from Washington & Lee University School of Law in Lexington, Va. While earning her law degree, Koral served as executive editor for the Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice, and was selected as a Burks Scholar, an adjunct instructor for first-year legal research and writing. She and her husband live in Asheville.
"We are pleased to announce that Koral Alman has joined our firm’s trusts and estates practice," said Caroline Knox, president of The Van Winkle Law Firm. "We look forward to seeing her contributions to the firm’s trust and estate clients as well as to the Western North Carolina community.”
The Van Winkle Law Firm's trusts, estates and elder law team includes three Fellows of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), three board-certified specialists in estate planning and probate law, one board-certified elder law attorney, two certified public accountants (CPAs), and two attorneys with Master of Laws in Taxation degrees.