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    Recognition Of Legal Excellence Over Five Decades

Sound Legal Counsel For All Facets Of Your Professional & Personal Life

Located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Mette, Evans & Woodside serves clients throughout Pennsylvania as well as New Jersey in a broad spectrum of legal disciplines primarily in Real Estate, Litigation, Business, Banking, and Estate Planning. Our attorneys share a commitment to providing clients with the best possible legal representation.

2020 Super Lawyers
Mete, Evans & Woodside - Best Lawyers 2021
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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information & Resources

By Kathryn L. Simpson, Esquire

CARES Act Authorizes Paycheck Protection Loan Program

The CARES Act provides for loans backed by the SBA to be issued to eligible borrowers under the Paycheck Protection Program.

What Employers Need to Know About Paid Sick Leave Under FFCRA

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) requires employers of less than 500 employees to provide paid sick leave and/or expanded family and medical leave for reasons related to COVID-19.

PA Unemployment Compensation For Workers Impacted By COVID-19

Those employed in Pennsylvania, who are unable to work because of COVID-19 (the Coronavirus), may be eligible for unemployment compensation benefits.

Latest News

Five Mette, Evans & Woodside Attorneys Named “Best Lawyers”

Attorneys Thomas A. Archer, Gary J. Heim, Timothy A. Hoy, Mark S. Silver and James A. Ulsh were recognized again this year as The Best Lawyers® 2021.  

Three Mette, Evans & Woodside Attorneys Named “Super Lawyers”

Attorneys Kathryn L. Simpson and James L. Goldsmith were named 2020 Super Lawyers. Attorney Victoria P. Edwards was also recognized as a Rising Star.

Real Estate Agent Working

“Friend of the court” brief filed in the PA Supreme Court on behalf of the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors®

Attorney Aaron Martin has filed an amicus curiae brief in the PA Supreme Court on behalf of the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors® as part of a case challenging orders prohibiting real estate activities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Industry News

No Good Deed . . .

Ridiculous as it may be, some buyers and sellers hook-up without a Realtor®’s involvement.  It may be then that you get a call for help.  What would you charge to put a simple agreement of sale together covering all the terms the buyer and seller have already negotiated?

Shared Driveway

Maintenance Agreements Can Help Avoid The Pitfalls Of Shared Driveways

Attorney Jim Goldsmith outlines how to avoid future conflicts, when purchasing a home with a shared driveway.

Real Estate Negotiations

Mediation – Sound Legal Guidance for Realtors and Their Clients

Attorney Jim Goldsmith offers sound legal advice for Realtors when aggrieved real estate buyers request mediation.

Events & Seminars

Bankrupty Fresh Start

Financial Restructuring: Is Bankruptcy Right For You?

Attorney Tracy Updike’s presentation will provide you with valuable information about options for financial restructuring.
Tuesday, September 22nd at 7:00pm
Fredricksen Library – Atrium

Financial Reboot After COVID-19

RiverFront Chats – recorded session
Financial Reboot After COVID-19: Getting a Fresh Start with Bankruptcy
Presented by: Dauphin County Bar Association
Featured presenter: Attorney Tracy Updike