Sock It To Us!

Clean, dry socks are the #1 necessity at homeless shelters during the winter. This October, Mette, Evans & Woodside is partnering with RSVP to organize a sock collection at various locations.

Tuesday, October 1 – Thursday, October 31

Cybersecurity

Mette, Evans & Woodside Hosts Breakfast Brief on Cybersecurity

Melanie L. Vanderau, AttorneyThe law firm of Mette, Evans & Woodside is hosting a Breakfast Brief presentation titled, “Incident Response: Managing and Mitigating Risk,” on September 17th at 7:30 am. The presentation, by Attorney Melanie L. Vanderau, will make business owners aware of procedures they ought to have in place to successfully manage their cybersecurity risks.

Successfully managing the aftermath of a security breach, cyberattack, hacking, or other security incident is critical to any business organization. Having an appropriate plan in place is essential to the process of incident response. In today’s technology environment, businesses must know how to manage their systemic and operational risk prior to any incidents and mitigate both financial and reputational damage after an incident occurs.

“My goal is to make businesses aware of the many threats to their vital digital information and the various ways they can protect themselves,” said Ms. Vanderau. “People from all types of organizations can benefit from this presentation, from financial institutions managing confidential financial information, to small businesses storing employee payroll records.”

Registration is free, but space is limited. A continental breakfast will be served. Attendees can register online here.

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 sound legal counsel to clients throughout Pennsylvania for all facets of their professional and personal life.

Incident Response: Managing and Mitigating Risk

Cybersecurity

BREAKFAST BRIEF PRESENTATION

Incident Response: Managing and Mitigating Risk
Presented by Melanie L. Vanderau, Esq.

Tuesday, September 17, 7:30 am – 9:00 am
Mette, Evans & Woodside
3401 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA

Successfully managing the aftermath of a security breach, cyberattack, hacking, or other security incident is critical to any business organization.

Having an appropriate plan in place is essential to the process of incident response. The goal is twofold: managing risk before an incident occurs and mitigating risk afterward.Breakfast Brief

This presentation will give you the tools you need to:

• Manage your systemic and operational risk prior to an incident
• Craft a plan to manage response to incidents
• Negotiate provisions in contracts with vendors to manage the risk
• Mitigate both financial and reputational damage after an incident occurs

Registration is free, but space is limited. Free on-site parking. Continental breakfast will be served.

Click Here To Register


Melanie L. Vanderau, Attorney

FEATURED PRESENTER:

Melanie L. Vanderau, Esq.
Shareholder – Mette, Evans & Woodside

Ms. Vanderau’s practice primarily focuses in the Banking Law and Business Law practice areas.

Her work in banking law includes clients from all types of financial institutions throughout Pennsylvania. She regularly advises clients on regulatory and compliance issues, including federal and state banking regulations and Articles 3 and 4 of the Uniform Commercial Code. Ms. Vanderau also advises clients regarding facilitating and closing loans; loan workouts; bankruptcies and mortgage foreclosures; and other creditors’ rights matters.

In addition, Ms. Vanderau works with all types of business entities from closely-held and public corporations to partnerships and sole proprietors to provide comprehensive legal counsel on corporate formation, corporate compliance, and asset purchases and mergers. She previously served as Vice President and Bank Counsel in an in-house capacity for a regional bank.

How Free is Free Speech

Fake News, Fighting Words and “Fire”: How Free is Free Speech?

How Free is Free Speech

Fake News, Fighting Words and “Fire”: How Free is Free Speech?

Free speech in the age of social media, hate speech and political polarization. Are there still any rules? What’s best for America? Join us for an interesting look into America’s treasured freedom of speech.

Thursday, September 12th at 7:00pm

Fredricksen Library – Community Room

100 N. 19th St., Camp Hill

 

Attorney Aaron D. MartinFEATURED PRESENTER:

Attorney Aaron D. Martin
Shareholder – Mette Evans & Woodside

Aaron Martin’s legal acumen is grounded in his extensive experience working with corporate and individual clients, representing their best interests in Pennsylvania state and federal courts. Aaron’s multi-faceted legal knowledge enables him to provide sound counsel in a number of areas including: corporate and commercial litigation, business law and estates and trusts.

He has litigated at the trial level across Pennsylvania (20 courts of common pleas and all three federal district courts) and before the Pennsylvania Superior Court, Commonwealth Court, Pennsylvania Supreme Court and Third Circuit Court of Appeals. His breadth of notable cases range from obtaining six-figure settlements in property damage cases, to representing executive-level employees, and defending a widow’s right to receive her share of her husband’s estate.