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Organization Advocates to Eliminate Sexual Violence Mette, Evans & Woodside attorney Kathryn L. Simpson was recently appointed to the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape Board of Directors.
Mette, Evans & Woodside announces the settlement of a client’s lawsuit against York County, Pennsylvania, alleging violations of the client’s rights under the First Amendment. The suit was filed in U.S. District Court in Harrisburg.
Mette, Evans & Woodside hosted a conference for local Inns of Court leaders in June 2018 at its office.
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.
Paul Bruder, Shareholder at Mette, Evans & Woodside, has been selected to serve on Pennsylvania’s Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan, Phase III Stormwater Workgroup.
The Court decided in Attorneys Farrell and Edward’s favor that the Workers’ Compensation Judge does not have jurisdiction to review a Utilization Review Determination where the Provider under review fails to provide medical records to the reviewer. The Court also held that denying the Claimant the right to a hearing did not violate the Claimant’s right to due process because the Claimant does not have a property interest in his future medical treatment.
Mette, Evans & Woodside announces that attorney Brian Hinkle was named a Shareholder with the law firm as of January 2018. Brian joined the firm in January of 2014.
Experienced in environmental, natural resource and energy law
The law firm of Mette, Evans & Woodside announced that attorney Paul J. Bruder has joined the firm as a Shareholder. Over the course of his career, Mr. Bruder practiced at Rhoads & Sinon for 20 years where he served as the Chair of its Environmental Practice Group, as well as with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
For 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.
Attorney Will Serve As Counsel To Law Firm
Mette, Evans & Woodside is pleased to announce that Attorney Thomas M. Fraticelli has joined the firm in an Of Counsel capacity.