The family practice at Gum, Hillier & McCroskey is proud to announce that partner Howard L. Gum was recently named Lawyer of the Year 2014 by Best Lawyers in America in the category of Asheville Family Law Practitioners.
The honor of being named “Lawyer of the Year” is given to only a single lawyer in each specified metropolitan and practice area. Recipients of this award are selected based on voting averages received during the extensive peer-review process conducted by Best Lawyers. Best Lawyers has been designating Lawyer of the Year awards in high-profile legal practice areas in 2009.
Mr. Gum was recognized for his significant contributions to the practice of family law, including his dedicated service in establishing standards for legal specialization in family law in North Carolina, his service to the Family Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association and his commitment to our local district bar as its elected State Bar Councilor. He is honored to have been chosen among such an elite group of legal practitioners and is thankful for this prestigious recognition by his peers.