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

by | Aug 21, 2019 | Archer, Thomas, Hoy, Timothy A, Latest News, Recognition, Ulsh, James A

Six Mette, Evans & Woodside attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers® 2020. The late Howell C. Mette and Attorneys Timothy A. Hoy and James A. Ulsh were recognized again this year. Attorney Thomas A. Archer was recognized for the first time.

Best Lawyers is the oldest and one of the most respected peer review publications in the legal profession. The Best Lawyers designation is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than ninety thousand leading attorneys cast over ten million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their specialties.

Selected in the tax law category, the late Mr. Mette, the founding shareholder of Mette, Evans & Woodside, was long recognized for his work in trusts and estate planning. Mr. Mette was first named Best Lawyer in 1987.  He was also AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell and earned the recognition of Super Lawyer during his lifetime.

Timothy A. Hoy, current President of Mette, Evans & Woodside, was recognized for his work in banking and finance law. Mr. Hoy focuses his law practice on assisting businesses and financial institutions. In addition, Mr. Hoy has taught Payment Systems at Pennsylvania State University – Dickinson Law and at Widener Law Harrisburg.

James A. Ulsh, a long-time shareholder, was recognized for business organization law. Mr. Ulsh concentrates his law practice on banking, commercial law, healthcare issues, employee benefits programs and estate planning and administration. He has previously been named a Super Lawyer and is also AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Thomas A. Archer, Chair of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group, who was selected for personal injury law, has more than twenty-five years’ experience in civil litigation. In his practice, he represents injured people and their families throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He regularly serves as an adjunct faculty member in Widener University’s Intensive Trial Advocacy Program.

Mette, Evans & Woodside has a long-standing tradition of providing comprehensive legal representation in Litigation, Estates and Trusts, Business and Real Estate. Founded in 1969, the firm provides clients throughout Pennsylvania with sound legal counsel for all facets of their professional and personal life.