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

Howell Mette, James Ulsh and Timothy Hoy Recognized

Attorneys (pictured left to right): Howell Mette, James Ulsh and Timothy Hoy

Attorneys Howell C. Mette, James A. Ulsh and Timothy A. Hoy were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers® 2019. 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, Howell C. Mette, the founding shareholder of Mette, Evans & Woodside, has long been recognized for his work in trusts and estate planning. Mr. Mette was first named Best Lawyer in 2009. He is also AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has earned the recognition of Super Lawyer.

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.

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.

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.

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

Ninth Year That Firm’s Attorneys Are Honored

Attorney's Named Super Lawyers

Attorneys pictured (left to right): Kathryn Simpson, James Goldsmith, Michael Farrell & Victoria Edwards

Mette, Evans & Woodside attorneys Kathryn L. Simpson, James L. Goldsmith and Michael A. Farrell were named as top attorneys in Pennsylvania by Super Lawyers. Attorney Victoria P. Edwards was also recognized by Super Lawyer as a Rising Star. The Super Lawyers honor is reserved for attorneys who exhibit excellence in their legal practice, with just five percent achieving the recognition in the state.

Ms. Simpson’s practice is in Commercial Litigation, Employment Law, Health Law and Mediation & Arbitration. This is the ninth year that Ms. Simpson has been recognized as a Super Lawyer for her work in business litigation. She is a frequent speaker and author of continuing legal education course materials for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute.

Mr. Goldsmith focuses his practice in professional licensure defense and real estate litigation. He was recognized in the professional defense category. He has also provided legal expertise to professional trade associations such as the Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs, and currently the Pennsylvania Association of REALTORS®, the Greater Philadelphia and Harrisburg Associations of REALTORS® and the Greater Scranton Association of REALTORS®. He has written and lectured extensively on real estate issues.

Mr. Farrell’s practice is in the defense of workers’ compensation claims. Mr. Farrell is a certified specialist in the practice of workers’ compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Section on Workers’ Compensation Law as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Mr. Farrell is a member of the Dauphin County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations, where he is also a member of several sections related to workers’ compensation and civil litigation. He has published articles and has taught seminars relating to Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Law.

Ms. Edwards dedicates her practice to workers’ compensation and social security disability. Ms. Edwards also is a certified specialist in the practice of workers’ compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Section on Workers’ Compensation Law as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

“The Super Lawyer recognition of four attorneys in the firm is a confirmation of Mette, Evans & Woodside’s dedication to providing top-notch legal counsel,” said the firm’s President Tim Hoy. “We’re proud to have these outstanding attorneys on staff.”

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 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.

Mette, Evans & Woodside Selected as 2018 Best Law Firm for the Eighth Consecutive Year

2018-best-law-firm-logo-smFor the eighth consecutive year, Mette, Evans & Woodside has been named as a Best Law Firm by U.S. News & World Report. The 2018 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 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.

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.