North Carolina Certified Family Law Legal Specialist, AAML Fellow
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Gum, Hillier & McCroskey, P.A., is an Asheville, North Carolina law firm specializing in family law and bankruptcy law. We help individuals and families in Western North Carolina create lasting resolutions to conflict and crisis. Our lawyers are board certified North Carolina Legal Specialists in family law and bankruptcy law, and mediators and arbitrators in those fields. You deserve quality, experienced representation. Our commitment to excellence is exemplified in our dedication to our clients, our community and through service to the legal profession. We are an AV Preeminent Rated Law Firm by Martindale-Hubbell, and have been listed in the US News/Best Lawyers Best Law Firms list for several years.
The Family Law practice at Gum, Hillier, & McCroskey, P.A., involves, primarily, issues relating to marriage dissolution including:
Patrick is a Board Certified Specialist in Family Law by the North Carolina Board of Legal Specialization, having been certified in November 2003. He is also a qualified Mediator and assistsother attorneys and their clients in coming to amicable resolutions of their issues without the necessity of court intervention.
In 2009, Patrick was inducted to fellowship in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. AAML Fellows across the United States are generally recognized by judges and attorneys as preeminent family law practitioners with a high level of knowledge, skill and integrity. There are less than 1,700 lawyers in the United States that have been granted this prestigious fellowship.
Patrick has recently been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2014.
In 2009, Patrick was first voted by peer review to the North Carolina Rising Stars, Super LawyerÃ¢â‚¬â„¢sÃ¢â€žÂ¢ special category for young lawyers, and was voted to that list again in 2010. In 2012, he was nominated to Super LawyersÃ¢â€žÂ¢ main list. Super LawyersÃ¢â€žÂ¢ publicizes the top 5% of best lawyers in every state based on peer review. Patrick is also honored by the peer-review list Best Lawyers in America and has been on that list for several years. In early 2010, he received Martindale-HubbellÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s AVÃ‚Â® Preeminent Ã¢â€žÂ¢ rating, an honor granted through peer review of other AVÃ‚Â® Preeminent Ã¢â€žÂ¢ rated lawyers in North Carolina. In 2011, Patrick was first listed in Business North Carolina Legal Elite.