Thomas Amburgey Included in the 2020 Legal Elite Criminal Defense Section

Thomas Amburgey and the Amburgey Law Firm are pleased to announce that Thomas has been included in the Criminal Defense Section of Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite 2020.  Thomas is a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist, is an AV Preeminent Peer Rated Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell and is commonly included in North Carolina Super Lawyers.

Since 2002, the Business North Carolina Legal Elite is a listing of the state’s top lawyers chosen through peer ballotting that asks one question, “Of the Tar Heel lawyers whose work you have observed firsthand, whom would you rate among the current best in these categories?”  The Business North Carolina Legal Elite is the only award of its type that gives every active lawyer in the state the opportunity to vote for their peers. 

Amburgey Law is a criminal defense firm providing defense representation to adults and juveniles accused of crimes throughout Western North Carolina. Thomas is a Board Certified Specialist in State Criminal Law and focuses his practice on matters involving theft, violence, weapons, substances, probation matters, white-collar crimes and investigations, and capital crimes, and gladly accepts referrals in these areas.

Joy McIver named to Business North Carolina’s 2020 “Legal Elite in Family Law”

Montford Family Law attorney Joy McIver has been elected to Business North Carolina magazine’s 2020 Legal Elite in Family Law.   Joy is a Board Certified Family Law Specialist and joined Montford Family Law in 2017 after more than twenty years of litigation practice with Adams, Hendon, Carson, Crow & Saenger, P.A. in Asheville.   She represents clients seeking to resolve financial and child custody issues related to marital separation and divorce through negotiation, mediation, litigation, and Collaborative Law.   Montford Family Law also provides legal representation by attorneys Jacob Ehrmann and Alex Gomes who are both Family Law Specialists certified by the North Carolina Board of Legal Specialization.

Patrick McCroskey Included in the Legal Elite for the 7th Consecutive Year

Gum, Hillier, McCroskey & Amburgey (GHMA|LAW), PA, is pleased to announce that Patrick McCroskey has been included in the Business North Carolina Legal Elite 2020 Family Law Section for the 7th consecutive year.

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

Now in its 18th 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. 

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, 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.