The family and bankruptcy firm of Gum, Hillier & McCroskey, PA, is proud to announce that Best Lawyers in America has selected each of the members of the firm to its peer review list again in 2011. All three members of the firm have been listed in Best Lawyers in America since 2009. Howard Gum has been listed in Best Lawyers in America continuously for nearly 20 years. In 2010, Gum, Hillier & McCroskey was also included in the U.S. News/Best Lawyers Best Law Firms list in Asheville.
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 almost 40,000 attorneys in 80 specialties, covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Founded in 1981 and first published in 1983, Best Lawyers is the oldest lawyer-rating publication in the U.S., and the gold standard for accuracy and integrity. The current, 17th edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2011), is based on nearly 3 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.
In Asheville, four family law attorneys and five bankruptcy attorneys were selected to Best Lawyers in America. Howard Gum, Dave Hillier and Patrick McCroskey wish to congratulate their Asheville peers, Mike Drye, Bill Parker, David Gray, Marjorie Mann, Mark Pinkston and Al Sneed, who were also honored by Best Lawyers in the fields of family and bankruptcy law in 2012.