Patrick McCroskey is a Board Certified Specialist in Family Law and an American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Fellow. He limits his family law practice to complex matters surrounding separation and divorce. As a Certified Family Financial Mediator, Patrick provides services to other family law attorneys and their clients through mediation, and to the community at large in his capacity as Buncombe County Certified Parenting Coordinator.
Since 2007, Patrick has been continuously recognized by Best Lawyers in America, and named the Family Law Lawyer of the Year for Asheville in 2015, 2017, and 2020. He has been named to North Carolina Super Lawyers master list since 2012, and was listed in their Rising Stars category in 2009 and 2010. Patrick has been an AV Preeminent Peer Rated Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell since 2010 and was included in the Business North Carolina Legal Elite in 2012, and continuously since 2014.
For most of his career Patrick has dedicated time and effort to the betterment of the legal profession at large through service in legal governance. Statewide he is a career long member of the North Carolina Bar Association, its Family Law Section, and has served on the Family Law Council. Locally he is a career-long member of the 28th Judicial District Bar and has served on its Executive Committee. On both the state and local levels he has served on several committees in multiple capacities. He is a frequent speaker and has presented on various family law topics at continuing education seminars for the North Carolina Bar Association.
A Western North Carolina native, Patrick has served his community through service to the Board of Directors for the Buncombe County Visitation Center, was a Rape Awareness and Prevention Educator, and taught both Youth Martial Arts Jiu-Jitsu and Women’s Self Defense classes. He is an outdoorsman and an extreme sports enthusiast.