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Patrick McCroskey Granted Fellowship into the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

March 12, 2009

Early in 2009, Patrick McCroskey was inducted as a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML). To be named a Fellow, a lawyer must be recognized by the bench and bar in his or her jurisdiction as an expert practitioner in matrimonial law. Fellows must be admitted to practice law for 10 years, primarily engage in domestic relations work and have completed 15 hours of continuing legal education in each of previous five…

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Patrick McCroskey named to multiple Best Of Lists in 2009

January 30, 2009

Super Lawyers Rising Stars In 2009, Patrick McCroskey was selected to the Super Lawyers™ Rising Stars. Super Lawyers™ Magazine names attorneys in each state who received the highest point totals, as chosen by their peers and through the independent research of Law & Politics. Super Lawyers™ Rising Stars names the state’s top up-and-coming attorneys, typically under age 40 and who have been practicing law for 10 years or less.

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David Hillier honored by multiple Best Of Lists in 2009

January 30, 2009

Best Lawyers In America Again, in 2009, Bankruptcy Law Specialist, Dave Hillier was named to Best Lawyers in America in 2009. Best Lawyers compiles lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. In the U.S., Best Lawyers publishes an annual referral guide, The Best Lawyers in America, which includes 39,766 attorneys in 80 specialties, covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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Family Law 101: Confessions of an Adrenaline Junkie

June 1, 2008

It’s a Friday afternoon. No, let’s get real. It’s a Friday morning, about 10:30 a.m. Calendar call for the next term is finished, you’ve wrapped up those lingering matters that have been held open from earlier in the week, or have otherwise completed the critical things on your plate. You have a choice to make. Do you: Buckle down and get to those lingering drafting jobs: orders, answers, complaints, discovery, etc. that have piled up…

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David Hillier honored with the 2004 Centennial Award

July 30, 2004

June, 2004; David Hillier Honored for Dedicated Service The North Carolina Bar Association, in conjunction with the 28th Judicial District Bar, awarded Asheville Attorney David Hillier, of Gum, Hillier & McCroskey, the 2004 Centennial Award for Service, recognizing Mr. Hillier’s unfailing efforts toward the betterment of our community through dedicated service. 28th Judicial District Bar 2003-2004 President, Martin Reidinger, presented the award to Mr. Hillier at the Annual Meeting of the Bar in June (2004), memorializing…

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