James L. Goldsmith Joins Mette, Evans & Woodside as Shareholder

James-L-Goldsmith-AttorneyThe law firm of Mette, Evans & Woodside is pleased to announce that Attorney James L. Goldsmith has joined the practice. Mr. Goldsmith has been practicing law continuously since 1978 and focuses his law practice in two major areas. He now primarily represents professionals charged with negligence or seeking to defend their licenses before the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs. He also provides legal expertise to professional trade associations such as the Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs and currently the Pennsylvania Association of REALTORS®, the Greater Philadelphia Association of REALTORS® and the Greater Scranton Association of REALTORS®.

Mr. Goldsmith has written and lectured extensively on real estate issues and has been involved in drafting the standards forms used throughout the Commonwealth. He has participated in the drafting of much legislation dealing with the regulation of real estate licensees and the industry. For ten years he taught real estate transaction at the Widener University School of Law, Harrisburg Campus. He has delivered many continuing education courses to both lawyers and real estate licensees. Jim was appointed by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth to serve on a Joint State Government Commission Advisory Committee on Real Property Law.

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

Veronica L. Boyer Named “Woman Of Influence”

Recognized For Business Leadership & Community Service
Veronica-Boyer-Attorney Veronica L. Boyer, an attorney at Mette, Evans & Woodside, was named as a 2017 Women of Influence honoree by the Central Penn Business Journal. Ms. Boyer focuses her practice in construction law and litigation as well as commercial, real estate and general civil litigation.

The Women of Influence Awards honors established business leaders with proven track records of community service and business accomplishments, who influence others through their personal successes and achievements.

Honorees are selected by a panel of independent judges. The 30 women were selected based on five categories including: career accomplishments, leadership, personal/business vision, community service, and mentoring.

Ms. Boyer volunteers in the community as Ombudsmen for the Lancaster County Office of the Aging and is a regular contributor to the Wills for Heroes program. She also serves as the Secretary for the Board of Directors of Central Penn College.

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

Kathryn Simpson Named Super Lawyer

Eighth Year That Mette, Evans & Woodside Attorney Is Honored

Kathryn L. Simpson, an attorney with Mette, Evans & Woodside, was named as one of the top attorneys in Pennsylvania by Super Lawyers. The Super Lawyers honor is reserved for attorneys who exhibit excellence in their legal practice. Only five percent of attorneys in the state are recognized.

Ms. Simpson’s practice is in Commercial Litigation, Employment Law and Healthcare Law. This is the eighth year that Ms. Simpson has been recognized as a Super Lawyer. Simpson received her MBA and J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh and her B.S. from The Pennsylvania State University. She is a frequent speaker and author of continuing legal education course materials for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute.

The selections for Super Lawyers are held each year as a result of a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers; independent evaluation of candidates by Law & Politics’ attorney-led research staff; a peer review of candidates by practice area and a good-standing and disciplinary check.

Mette, Evans & Woodside has a long-standing tradition of providing comprehensive legal representation for businesses, individuals and municipalities. The firm serves clients throughout Pennsylvania. More information is available at www.mette.com.

Here is information about the Super Lawyers award.

Mette, Evans & Woodside Names Three New Shareholders

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Melanie Vanderau, Jennifer Denchak Wetzel & Aaron Martin

Mette, Evans & Woodside announced that three attorneys with the law firm have become Shareholders as of January 2017. Attorneys Melanie VanderauJennifer Denchak Wetzel and Aaron Martin were named as Shareholders.

Aaron Martin provides legal counsel in a number of areas including: corporate and commercial litigation, business law and estates and trusts. Jennifer Denchak Wetzel is dedicated to serving the legal needs of Pennsylvania’s farm and agri-business community. Melanie Vanderau’s practice focuses in Banking Law and Business Law, working with clients from all types of financial institutions throughout Pennsylvania.

Mette, Evans & Woodside has a long-standing tradition of providing comprehensive legal representation for businesses, individuals and municipalities. The firm serves clients throughout Pennsylvania. More information is available at www.mette.com.

Mette, Evans & Woodside Selected as 2017 Best Law Firm

Firm Recognized for Seventh Consecutive Yearbest-law-firm-badge-2017
For the seventh consecutive year, Mette, Evans & Woodside has been named as a Best Law Firm by U.S. News & World Report. The 2017 first-tier ranking for the Harrisburg, PA metropolitan area is for the firm’s work in the Trust and Estates practice area. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top 4 percent of practicing attorneys in the United States.

According to the U.S. News Best Law Firm rankings, “receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity.”

Mette, Evans & Woodside has a long-standing tradition of providing comprehensive legal representation for businesses, individuals and municipalities. The firm serves clients throughout Pennsylvania.

Jacob H. Kiessling Joins Mette, Evans & Woodside

Jacob H. KiesslingThe law firm of Mette, Evans & Woodside is pleased to announce that Attorney Jacob H. Kiessling has joined the practice. Mr. Kiessling focuses his legal practice in the areas of business planning, real estate, and estate planning. He is also a part of the firm’s Agricultural Law group, representing farm and agricultural business clients throughout Pennsylvania in a wide array of legal matters, including succession and farm transfer planning.

Mr. Kiessling joined Mette, Evans & Woodside after graduating from the University of Baltimore School of Law. He is a graduate of Lycoming College with a degree in Anatomy & Physiology. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and is a member of the Pennsylvania and the Dauphin County Bar Associations.

Mette, Evans & Woodside has a long-standing tradition of providing comprehensive legal representation for businesses, individuals and municipalities. The firm serves clients throughout Pennsylvania.