UNC Chapel HIll, B.A. 2006

City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism, M.J. 2011

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D. 2015

Bar & Court Admissions

New York State

North Carolina State

U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina

Areas of Practice

Criminal Defense

Juvenile Defense


Family Law


Buncombe County Bar

Buncombe County Criminal Defense Bar 

North Carolina Advocates for Justice

North Carolina Bar Association

Criminal Justice Act Panel, Western District of North Carolina

North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys

Margaret Teich

Margaret Teich is a native daughter of Asheville, N.C. and graduate of Asheville City Schools. Margaret attended UNC Chapel Hill on a Morehead Scholarship. 

After college, Margaret moved to New York City where she worked as multimedia journalist, attended Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in Manhattan, and then became a public defender with the Legal Aid Society - Criminal Defense Practice in Queens. 

Margaret returned home to Asheville in 2017 to raise her children in the mountains of Western North Carolina and fight for its people in State and Federal Court. Her practice focuses on criminal and juvenile defense, traffic, post-conviction representation, civil restraining orders (“50b”), and family law.

Margaret joined Tin Fulton Walker & Owen in 2023.

La abogada Margaret habla español con fluidez y tiene el honor de servir a los latinos en el oeste de Carolina del Norte.

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