Derek M. Wenzel is a native of Haywood County. His father is Dr. Frederick Wenzel, who was a general surgeon in Haywood County for over thirty years, and his mother is Judy Wenzel, both of whom still live in Haywood County.
Derek Wenzel graduated from Tuscola High School in Haywood County at the top of his class and from Davidson College near Charlotte, NC with honors and a double major in Spanish Literature and Political Science. He received his law degree from Washington College of Law at American University in Washington, DC, where he also worked at a real estate law firm before moving back to Waynesville.
Derek M. Wenzel is very active in the community. He is past president of the Haywood Rotary Club and has been involved with the Knights of Columbus. He currently serves on the Board for the Haywood County Chamber of Commerce, the Haywood School Foundation and Folkmoot, USA.
Derek M. Wenzel’s practice focuses primarily on real estate transactions, in which he represents buyers, sellers and those refinancing. In doing so, he works carefully with everyone involved in the transaction on your behalf such as realtors and lenders. He is an approved attorney for title companies such as, Investors Title, First Choice Title and Attorney’s Title.
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Derek Wenzel’s staff primarily consists of Pam Rogers, Pam Starnes, Tracey Nalley and Stacey McElratheither of which may assist you in your real estate transactions and issues. Karen Feller, our receptionist, also assists with post-closing issues and assisting you with questions when others may not be available.