Aaron D. Martin
Secretary of the Board of Directors
- Pennsylvania Bar Association
- Dauphin County Bar Association
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.
His experience includes the litigation of defective construction and property damage claims (including defective stucco cases), constitutional claims under Section 1983, Lanham Act violations (unfair business practices and cyber-squatting), ERISA violations, quiet title and ejectment actions, contract disputes, corporate and business disputes, special exception/conditional use/variance awards, easement disputes, confessions of judgment, adverse possession claims, lis pendens disputes, subcontractor claims, homeowners’ association actions, lease agreements, employment disputes, inheritances, guardianships, and complex divorce, custody and support cases.
Aaron received his Bachelor of Arts in economics from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, where he was a Presidential Scholar and National Merit Scholar. He spent a year studying European and international economics at the University of Paris (Nanterre) in the French university system, and obtained his Juris Doctor from the Dickinson School of Law in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. At Dickinson he was a member of the Woolsack Society and published in the Dickinson Law Review.
Aaron, his wife and four children live in Mechanicsburg. He has served on the boards of various non-profits and political organizations and in his free time enjoys spending time with his family, creative writing and reading literary classics. In 2013 he was named a runner-up author in the Southwestern Law School Journal of Legal Education’s Legal Fiction Contest for his story Code of Ethics: A Legal Mystery Short Story.
- The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, J.D.
- The College of William & Mary, B.A. Economics
- Pennsylvania Bar
- U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Pennsylvania
- U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
- United States Supreme Court
Articles & Media
Attorney Aaron Martin Secures Dismissal of Charges Against Two Political Protestors in Chester County Prosecution
Attorney Aaron Martin, a shareholder in the law firm of Mette, Evans & Woodside based in Harrisburg, PA, successfully defended two political protestors in a Chester County summary trial held on March 2, 2021.
Attorney Aaron Martin, a shareholder in the law firm of Mette, Evans & Woodside based in Harrisburg, PA, successfully defended three clients against summary charges in a Bucks County trial held on January 21, 2021. All three clients were found not guilty of the charged offenses, making the result a rare “triple acquittal.”
“Friend of the court” brief filed in the PA Supreme Court on behalf of the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors®
Attorney Aaron Martin has filed an amicus curiae brief in the PA Supreme Court on behalf of the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors® as part of a case challenging orders prohibiting real estate activities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Attorney Aaron D. Martin has been appointed a trustee of The Fairness Center, a nonprofit, that provides free legal services to those in disputes with public sector union officials.
Mette, Evans & Woodside Represents Newspaper Publisher in Freedom of Speech and First Amendment Lawsuit
The law firm of Mette, Evans & Woodside has settled a lawsuit filed on behalf of its client, Press and Journal, Inc., publisher of the Middletown Press & Journal, against the Borough of Middletown, Pennsylvania.
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.