Anne Duvoisin Fisher

Anne Duvoisin Fisher brings 38 years of legal experience to the Henson Fuerst team. She received her bachelor’s degree cum laude from Duke University in 1973. She then received an honorary scholarship to the University of North Carolina School of Law, where she earned her Juris Doctor in 1978.

Anne has an extensive background litigating a wide variety of cases from murder to medical negligence to inverse condemnation. Anne joined Henson Fuerst in 2003 and founded the firm’s Land Law Division in 2011. She now serves as the division’s practice leader. Anne focuses her practice on land condemnation, land contamination, and related claims, while also serving as an arbitrator and a mediator.

A frequent lecturer, Anne teaches other lawyers in continuing education courses and educates public groups both within the state, nationally, and internationally. Recently, she’s taught courses on fracking, inverse condemnation, and constitutional law related to regulatory takings.

Anne has been active in both state and national legal organizations. She enjoys helping clients throughout North Carolina, including Western North Carolina. She is currently District Bar President for the 24th Judicial District of North Carolina (a five county district in western North Carolina), and has previously served as Watauga County Bar President.

If you’re facing land condemnation, you should keep your property well maintained during the pendency of the acquisition and condemnation proceeding. There are several other important steps you can take to strengthen your case, and many things you should avoid doing that could weaken it. Anne recommends consulting the Henson Fuerst Land Condemnation Handbook for a detailed list of important dos and don’ts.