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Howard L. Gum

Howard L. Gum




Howard L. Gum of Asheville co-founded Gum and Hillier and has been with the firm, now known as Gum, Hillier & McCroskey, since 1979. He has served two terms as chair of the NCBA Family Law Section. In 1989 he was certified as a specialist in family law – the first year such certification was available – and the N.C. Board of Legal Specialization annually presents the Howard L. Gum Service Award in his honor. He is a past president and charter member of the North Carolina Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.


Bradley University
College of Law at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign


Gum Hillier & McCroskey
47 N. Market Street
Asheville, NC 28801