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August 30, 2022– HARRISBURG, PA – The law firm of Mette, Evans & Woodside recently announced the addition of four new attorneys to the team in Harrisburg. Julia van Leeuwen, Julia Parrish, Hannah White-Gibson, and Dominic Giovanniello increase the firm’s presence in the practice areas of Family Law, Mediation, Collaborative Law, Litigation, Real Estate, Business Planning, Estates & Trusts, and more.  As well, Mette, Evans & Woodside’s title company, South Central Agency, has added a new title agent and paralegal, Julie Rodichok.

“Our new attorneys and paralegal come from various practice areas and represent the values that differentiate Mette, Evans & Woodside from other firms,” said Paul Bruder, the firm’s president. “Each individual brings expertise in their disciplines and a reputation for delivering value with integrity. We are pleased to welcome our new team members!”

Julia van Leeuwen

Julia focuses her practice on litigation.

Before joining the firm, Julia worked as a Deputy District Attorney at the Dauphin County District Attorney’s Office. There she sought justice for victims of crimes prosecuting all crimes, including homicides.

Julia earned her Law degree at the Pennsylvania State University – Dickinson School of Law in Carlisle, PA. Read her bio here.

Julia Parrish

Julia began her career by serving as a law clerk in the New Jersey Superior Court, Chancery Division, Family Part, Ocean County. She returned to York County, where she gained valuable experience in general practice and discovered her deep interest in estate planning and administration. She moved on to practice in Lancaster County, focusing on estate planning and administration.

Now at Mette, Evans & Woodside, Julia is committed to assisting clients in planning for their future.

Julia earned her law degree from the Pennsylvania State University – Dickinson School of Law. To learn more about Julia, click here.

Hannah White-Gibson

Hannah focuses her practice on many areas within family law. She is trained in both mediation and collaborative processes, which allows her to help families come to a resolution outside of the litigation process.

Prior to joining Mette, Evans & Woodside, Hannah practiced family law at two smaller firms in the Central Pennsylvania area in addition to being a solo practitioner for several years. Hannah earned her J.D. from Widener University School of Law and is a chair member of the Widener Women’s Law Caucus. Read more here.

Dominic Giovanniello

Dominic focuses his practice on business formation and representation, both simple and complex planning, real estate law, environmental law, and civil litigation. He has represented many businesses, including corporations and organizations, since being admitted to practice law in 2020.

Dominic is a graduate of Widener University Commonwealth Law School, where he earned his law degree. Learn more here.

Julie Rodichok

Julie joined South Central Agency, the title agency of Mette, Evans & Woodside as its title agent and paralegal. Julie brings more than 30 years of legal experience to her paralegal position at Mette, Evans, and Woodside.

Julie earned her Associates Degree from Harrisburg Area Community College in 1988.

About Mette, Evans & Woodside

Organized in 1969, Mette Evans & Woodside has grown to become one of Central Pennsylvania’s larger law firms. Located in Harrisburg, PA, the Mette, Evans & Woodside team of attorneys serves clients throughout Pennsylvania in more than 35 practice areas. They have deep expertise in their disciplines and a reputation for delivering value with integrity.