Tracy L. Updike
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- National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
- Middle District Bankruptcy Bar Association
(Past President and current Board Member)
- Middle District Bankruptcy Court Advisory Committee
- Pennsylvania Bar Association
- Dauphin County Bar Association
- Adjunct Professor of Bankruptcy Law,
Widener University Commonwealth Law School
Tracy L. Updike focuses her practice in the field of consumer and commercial bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, including foreclosure and commercial loan workouts. She represents both debtors and creditors, which she believes gives her pronounced insight when advocating for her clients. She also handles negotiations with taxing authorities, including offers in compromise. She is a frequent lecturer on bankruptcy topics at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and for the Middle District Bankruptcy Bar Association.
Prior to joining Mette, Evans & Woodside, Tracy practiced bankruptcy law at two smaller firms in the central Pennsylvania area. Tracy started her career working in the entertainment industry in Los Angeles, CA where she attended law school, but her family and an appreciation for the four seasons brought her back to the area.
Tracy earned her J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles, CA. She graduated with high honors from the Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Tracy is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Middle and Eastern Districts of Pennsylvania.
Away from work, she is an active member of the Board of the Middle District Bankruptcy Bar Association and the Advisory Committee to the Middle District Bankruptcy Court. She is also on the Board of Directors for the Dauphin County Bar Association and Chairs their Bankruptcy Section.
For fun, Tracy enjoys traveling the world and learning about other cultures, as well as reading and spending time with her favorite little ones – her niece, nephew and canine baby, Coco.
- Southwestern University School of Law, J.D.
- Pennsylvania State University, B.A.
- Pennsylvania Bar
- U.S. District Courts
- Middle District of PA
- Eastern District of PA
Articles & Media
Tracy Updike Published in Widener Commonwealth Law Review
We are pleased to announce that Attorney Tracy Updike has been published in the Widener Commonwealth Law Review!
Can the IRS Take Your House?
Wondering if the IRS can take your house? Mette Evans & Woodside explains how to keep this from happening and what options you have available.
Can You File Bankruptcy on Judgments?
Can you file bankruptcy on judgments? The answer is yes. Here’s what you need to know. Learn more from Mette Evans & Woodside.
Do You Get Out of All Debts If You Declare Bankruptcy?
If you are weighed down with debts you can’t repay, you might be considering declaring bankruptcy. Let’s consider what bankruptcy can and can’t do.
Can Bankruptcy Stop Foreclosure?
Foreclosure can be downright terrifying. Keep reading to learn what you can do to stop foreclosure.
Tracy Updike to Teach Bankruptcy Law at Penn State Dickinson Law
Attorney Tracy Updike will add to her teaching credentials by teaching Bankruptcy Law during the Spring 2023 semester at Penn State Dickinson Law in Carlisle, PA.