North Carolina Certified Consumer Bankruptcy Law Legal Specialist
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.
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The firm's practice of bankruptcy law includes the following areas:
Consumer Bankruptcy (Chapter 7 and Chapter 13);
Creditors Bankruptcy (representing creditors interests in Bankruptcy Court);
Asset protection planning in situations of financial distress.
David Hillier is a Board Certified Specialist in Consumer and Business Bankruptcy Law and has been since 1993. He has been a Certified Mediator since 1995. David has served as Chapter 7 Panel Trustee for the Western District of North Carolina since the late 70's and has extensive experience representing both debtors and creditors in Chapter 7, 11, 12, and 13, with a primary emphasis on consumer matters.
The National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
The National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees
David has recently been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2014. He has also been awarded the Leaders in Law award for 2013 in recognition of his contributions to consumer bankruptcy law.
In 2003, the State of North Carolina Bar Association bestowed its prestigious Centennial Award for Oustanding Community Service. David has been honored by his peers to be voted to Best Lawyers in America in 2009. In 2009 and again in 2010, he was included in Super Lawyers' Star Search. Star Search credentials indicate a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The Super Lawyers staff identifies these Star Search Credentials by reviewing a proprietary listing of more than 150 database and online sources, as well as national and local legal trade publications.
In 2011, David was first nominated to Super Lawyers main list in North Carolina. In 2013, Best Lawyers bestowed its prestigious Lawyer of the Year for Consumer Bankruptcy in Asheville.