(Asheville, NC) – McGuire, Wood & Bissette, P.A. announces the election of attorney Andrew D. Atherton as a shareholder of the firm effective February 1, 2016. To be considered for this honor the attorney must display a high rate of success in their area of law, demonstrate a progressive influence within the firm and maintain substantial local community involvement.
Andrew focuses his practice on Estates, Trusts, Elder and Special Needs Law. Andrew proudly serves families in Western North Carolina through his legal work, board memberships and as a member of Leadership Asheville class 34. Andrew is a former chair of the North Carolina Bar Association, Elder and Special Needs Law Section, and a frequent lecturer for the Bar Association on topics such as special needs trusts, Medicaid and real estate protection methods.
Andrew enjoys spending his free time with his wife, Mary Beth, cheering on their three children, Graham, Reed and Ann Louise as they run track, command the stage and dance with grace.
McGuire, Wood & Bissette has been a pillar of the Western North Carolina community since 1894. Our attorneys provide practical legal advice with personal, responsive service. We have always been committed and remain so, to this community, this state and this region. In the roles we each play as professionals, in our families and in our communities, we have an intense desire to give back to this region and see it thrive. You will find that dedication evident in the service you receive as well as throughout the community we serve.