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

Woodrow H. Griffin


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


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 …

Legal Assistants

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

Susan Purvis

Legal Assistant

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 …

Lindsey Kirkpatrick

Lindsay Kirkpatrick

Legal Assistant

Lindsay Kirkpatrick is a Western North Carolina native. Following acquiring her Business Administration Degree from Haywood Community College, she worked …

attorneys People Mary Kreft 1 Griffin & Schaefer, P.A.

Mary Kreft

Legal Assistant

Mary Kreft is a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She served six years in the United States Army as an
Administrative Specialist and continued …

attorneys People Tabitha Krug 2 Griffin & Schaefer, P.A.

Tabitha Krug

Legal Assistant

Tabitha Krug is a native to Western North Carolina. She attended Western Carolina University and obtained her bachelor’s degree in Emergency and Disaster Management.  Tabitha has …