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Patrick McCroskey selected to Best Lawyers in America in 2011

Again in 2011, Patrick McCroskey has been named to Best Lawyers in America. Of the nearly 20,000 lawyers practicing in North Carolina, 28 family law attorneys are included in the The Best Lawyers list. The two family law attorneys included from Western North Carolina are members of the Gum, Hillier firm.

The Best Lawyers in America also lists the top rated law firms in any given area. U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers released the 2010 Best Law Firms rankings, marking the inaugural publication of this highly-anticipated annual analysis. The rankings, including 30,322 rankings of 8,782 law firms in 81 practice areas, are posted online at; the national first-tier rankings were featured in the October 2010 print issue of U.S.News & World Report. Gum, Hillier & McCroskey was listed along with four other Asheville law firms in the first tier rankings.

Selection criteria for inclusion in each of these ratings lists are included on the right sidebar of this page.

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.