Gum Hillier McCroskey & Amburgey ranked in 2020 “Best Law Firms”

Gum Hillier McCroskey & Amburgey has been ranked in the 2020 “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers in America.  The firm is the recipient of the Tier 1 Metropolitan Award for Family Law Practice in Asheville, and the Tier 3 Metropolitan Award for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, also for practice in Asheville.

The 2020 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are being published for the tenth consecutive year.  The GHMA | LAW firm has been continuously listed in U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” since its inception in 2010.  The Best Law Firms inclusion methodology can be found at https://bestlawfirms.usnews.com/methodology.aspx.

Gum, Hillier McCroskey & Amburgey is an Asheville-based family and bankruptcy law firm serving clients in Western North Carolina.  The firm helps individuals and families create lasting resolutions to conflict and financial crises. The partners in the firm are North Carolina Board Certified Legal Specialists in their respective fields of family and bankruptcy law.  As legal specialists, the partners welcome referrals of family and bankruptcy law matters and are commonly associated by their peers on complex matters in their individual fields. To find out more about the GHMA | LAW firm, visit the website at https://ghma.law

Patrick McCroskey named 2020 Lawyer of the Year in Family Law, Three Partners Named

Gum, Hillier, McCroskey & Amburgey, PA, is pleased to announce that all three partners have been included in the 2020 Edition of Best Lawyers in America in their respective fields of practice and that Patrick McCroskey has again been named Lawyer of the Year in Family Law for the Asheville Metropolitan Area.

David Hillier is a North Carolina Board Certified Legal Specialist in Bankruptcy Law serving clients throughout Western North Carolina. Dave is consistently recognized through peer review in the Legal Elite Bankruptcy Section, in the Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law section at Best Lawyers in America since 2009, and holds an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell and is selected to Super Lawyers North Carolina continuously since 2011.  Dave has been practicing law in Asheville for more than 40 years. 

Patrick McCroskey is a North Carolina Board Legal Specialist in Family Law and Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Patrick is consistently recognized through peer review in the Legal Elite Family Law Section, in the Family Law Section at Best Lawyers in America since 2007, at North Carolina Super Lawyers since 2012, and he holds an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.  Patrick has been named Lawyer of the Year in Family Law for the Asheville Metropolitan Area by Best Lawyers in America in 2015, 2017 and 2020. Patrick has been practicing family law in Asheville for more than 20 years.  

Janet Amburgey is a Board Certified Specialist in Family Law.  She earned her JD from Appalachian School of Law and holds an undergraduate degree in Business Administration and Marketing from the University of Tennessee.  Janet has been recognized by Business North Carolina Legal Elite in 2015 and 2017, by Super Lawyers Rising Stars in 2017 and 2018, and by Best Lawyers in America since 2019. She has been practicing law for more than a decade.

Best Lawyers© compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive confidential peer-review of leading lawyers through survey of other lawyers practicing within the same legal and geographical area.  More information about Best Lawyers methodology is found on their website at https://www.bestlawyers.com/methodology.

Gum, Hillier, McCroskey & Amburgey, P.A. is an Asheville-based family and bankruptcy law firm serving clients in western North Carolina. The firm helps individuals and families create lasting resolutions to conflict and financial crisis. The partners are North Carolina Board Certified Legal Specialists in their respective fields of family and bankruptcy law, and offer mediation services to other lawyers and their clients. As legal specialists, the partners welcome referrals of family and bankruptcy law matters and are commonly associated by their peers on complex matters in their individual fields. To find out more about the GHMA | LAW firm, visit the website at http://ghma.law.

Dave Hillier & Patrick McCroskey Selected to North Carolina Super Lawyers 2019

Gum, Hillier, McCroskey & Amburgey, PA (GHMA.LAW), is pleased to announce that David R. Hillier and Patrick S. McCroskey have again been selected to the 2019 North Carolina Super Lawyers list.

Super Lawyers is a research-driven and peer-influenced rating service of lawyers who have achieved a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Super Lawyers selects attorneys using their patented multiphase selection process across 70 areas of practice. Third party research is combined with peer nominations and evaluations to create a credible, comprehensive, and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys.

 

David Hillier is a North Carolina Board Certified Legal Specialist in Consumer Bankruptcy Law serving clients throughout Western North Carolina and a well-known mediator. Dave is consistently recognized through peer review in the Legal Elite, Best Lawyers in America, and holds an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell and is selected to Super Lawyers continuously since 2011.  Dave has been practicing law in Asheville for more than 30 years.

 

Patrick McCroskey is a North Carolina Board Legal Specialist in Family Law and Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Patrick is consistently recognized through peer review in the Legal Elite, Best Lawyers in America, and holds an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.  Patrick has been practicing family law in Asheville for nearly 20 years. This is Patrick’s eighth consecutive inclusion to North Carolina Super Lawyers.

GHMA.LAW is an Asheville-based family and bankruptcy law firm serving clients in western North Carolina. The firm helps individuals and families create lasting resolutions to conflict and financial crisis. The partners are North Carolina Board Certified Legal Specialists in their respective fields of family and bankruptcy law. As legal specialists, the partners welcome referrals of family and bankruptcy law matters and are commonly associated by their peers on complex matters in their individual fields. To find out more about the firm, visit the website at https://ghma.law.

Patrick McCroskey Listed in 2019 Legal Elite

Gum, Hillier McCroskey & Amburgey, PA, is pleased to announce that Patrick McCroskey has been included in the 2019 Business North Carolina Legal Elite.  

Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite is a listing of the state’s top lawyers categorized by practice area chosen through a balloting process which includes all lawyers living in North Carolina.  Now in its 17th year, Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite is the only award of its type that gives every active lawyer in the state the opportunity to participate.  The ballot asks lawyers to nominate the best lawyer with whom they worked and observed firsthand in each of the categories listed in the Legal Elite.  The lawyer who receives the most votes in a category becomes a member of Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite Hall of Fame.  Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite is published in January each year.

Patrick McCroskey is a North Carolina Board Certified Legal Specialist in Family Law and Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Patrick has consistently been recognized through peer review in the Legal Elite, Best Lawyers in America, North Carolina Super Lawyers, and holds an AV Preeminent Peer Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.  Patrick has been practicing family law in Asheville for more than 20 years.

Gum, Hillier & McCroskey, P.A. is an Asheville-based family and bankruptcy law firm serving clients in western North Carolina. The firm helps individuals and families create lasting resolutions to conflict and financial crisis. The partners are North Carolina Board Certified Legal Specialists in their respective fields of family and bankruptcy law, and offer mediation and arbitration services to other lawyers and their clients. As legal specialists, the partners welcome referrals of family and bankruptcy law matters and are commonly associated by their peers on complex matters in their individual fields. To find out more about the Gum, Hillier & McCroskey firm, visit the website at http://gumandhillier.com.

Gum, Hillier & McCroskey included in Best Lawyers in America 2019

Gum, Hillier & McCroskey, PA, is pleased to announce that partners Howard L. Gum, David R. Hillier, Patrick S. McCroskey and Janet H. Amburgey have been included in the 2019 edition of  Best Lawyers in America.

Howard Gum has been included in the list since 1993 and was named Asheville’s Lawyer of the Year in Family Law in 2014.  Patrick McCroskey has been included in the Family Law Section of the list since 2007 and was named Asheville’s Family Law Lawyer of the Year in 2015 and again in 2017. David Hillier made his appearance on the list first in 2008 and was named Asheville’s Bankruptcy “Lawyer of the Year” in 2013.  Janet Amburgey makes her first appearance in the Family Law Section of the list in 2019.The partners are also each North Carolina Board Certified Specialists in their individual fields of practice, are included in North Carolina Super Lawyers, and are AV Preeminent Peer Rated Lawyers by Martindale Hubbell.

Established in 1979, Gum, Hillier & McCroskey, P.A. is an Asheville-based family and bankruptcy law firm serving clients in western North Carolina. The firm helps individuals and families create lasting resolutions to conflict and crisis. The lawyers in the firm are North Carolina Board Certified Legal Specialists in their respective fields of family and bankruptcy law and are mediators and arbitrators. The firm welcomes referrals of family and bankruptcy law matters and are commonly associated with their peers on complex matters.  David Hillier and Howard Gum offer civil and family law mediation services in Asheville and the surrounding areas. To find out more about the Gum, Hillier & McCroskey firm, visit the website at http://gumandhillier.com.