Firm president Joseph P. McGuire has been named to the North Carolina Super Lawyers list for the 4th consecutive year as one of the top attorneys in North Carolina for 2014. McGuire has been recognized in the practice areas of Business and Civil Litigation. No more than 5 percent of lawyers in the state are selected to Super Lawyers.
Joe McGuire has been practicing with McGuire, Wood & Bissette since 1978. His work includes litigation related to breach of contract, shareholder rights, insurance coverage, employee and business fraud, trade secrets, covenants not to compete, unfair and deceptive trade practices, and property disputes. In the community McGuire serves on the Board of Directors for the Center for Diversity Education at UNC-Asheville and the Board of Directors for the Leadership Asheville Forum.
Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a rigorous multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area.
McGuire, Wood & Bissette, P.A. is the oldest law firm in Asheville, North Carolina continuously in the practice of law since 1894 and is comprised of 21 attorneys. Since its inception, the firm has engaged in a general civil practice geared toward commerce and industry. McGuire, Wood & Bissette, P.A. is committed to serving its clients’ best interests with effective legal services of the highest quality at a reasonable cost, while adhering to the highest ethical standards and contributing to the well-being of the community.