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Gum, Hillier & McCroskey, PA ranked in 2014 “Best Law Firms”

Asheville, NC, United States — Friday, November 01, 2013 — Gum, Hillier & McCroskey, PA has been ranked in the 2014 “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® in the following areas:

Metropolitan Awards

  • Tier 1, Asheville, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Tier 1, Asheville, Family Law

Firms included in the 2014 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

The 2014 Edition of “Best Law Firms” includes rankings in 74 national practice areas and 120 metropolitan-based practice areas.

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings, for the fourth consecutive year, are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. Clients and peers were asked to evaluate firms based on the following criteria: responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, integrity and civility, as well as whether they would refer a matter to the firm and/or consider the firm a worthy competitor.


About Gum, Hillier & McCroskey, PA

Gum & Hillier, P.A., was established in 1979 by Howard L. Gum and David R. Hillier after their departure from the well-established Asheville Law Firm of Van Winkle, Buck, Wall, Starnes, Hyde & Davis, P.A., to form Gum & Hillier, PA. In 2000, Patrick McCroskey merged his firm creating the firm as Gum, Hillier & McCroskey.

The Firm serves primarily families and individuals in the area of Family Law and Bankruptcy Law. The partners of Gum, Hillier & McCroskey, P.A., are Board Certified Specialists in their fields, Mr. Hillier in Bankruptcy Law, and Mr. Gum and Mr. McCroskey in Family Law.

Mediation and Arbitration services are offered by Mr. Gum, Mr. Hillier and Mr. McCroskey in their respective specialties.

This article is for information purposes only and is not to be considered or substituted as legal advice. The information in this article is based on North Carolina state laws in effect at the time of posting.