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CGA Law Firm Elects Evan M. Gabel, Esq. to Shareholder

access_time Posted on: January 7th, 2022

CGA Law Firm is pleased to announce the election of Evan M. Gabel, Esq. to shareholder. Evan provides legal services in the areas of municipal law, business and corporate law, real estate law, and estate planning and administration. “He is a hard-working and affable attorney.” CGA Law Firm Executive Committee member, Craig Sharnetzka, stated. “Evan has substantial knowledge in his specific areas of law and keeps the legal team apprised of trends and changes in legislation.” Evan assists clients in residential and commercial real estate matters, and with their estate planning and administration needs. He also has considerable experience representing… read more »

PA Judgments Must Be Revived

access_time Posted on: December 27th, 2021

A “judgment holder” or “judgment creditor” is the person or entity that obtains a judgment against a “judgment debtor.”  The ultimate goal of many lawsuits is to win a monetary judgment against the other party.   However, the judgment holder might not automatically receive payment once a judgment has been obtained.  In Pennsylvania, there are certain requirements for reviving a judgment in order to ensure that you do not lose your rights as a judgment holder.  A judgment issued by a Magisterial District Justice or MDJ expires after 5 years if nothing is done. A judgment at the county Court… read more »

CGA Law Firm Welcomes Yaribeth McGarvey

access_time Posted on: December 9th, 2021

Have you been greeted by a friendly new receptionist in the CGA lobby? Our newest CGA Law Firm team member is Yaribeth McGarvey. Yaribeth spent most of her career before and after children in the banking industry as a Bank Service Specialist. Her primary duties in this role were setting up new accounts, communicating with customers to solve inquiries, overseeing all transactions, and performing data entry. Yaribeth is bilingual, proficient on the computer, detail-oriented, and has excellent communication skills which have helped her excel in the banking industry and are highly valued in the legal field. We credit fellow legal… read more »

Attorney Rebecca Shanaman Joins Downtown York Rotary

access_time Posted on: December 8th, 2021

Congratulations to Attorney Rebecca Shanaman for joining the Downtown York Rotary! Attorney Rebecca Shanaman is the Chair of the CGA Real Estate Group and focuses her practice on real estate law and business law. Originally from Chicago, Rebecca joined CGA in 2016 and brought over a decade of experience with her to strengthen our departments. Rebecca is experienced in negotiating and closing sophisticated business and commercial real estate acquisitions and sales. She is skilled at negotiating and drafting contracts, including purchase and sale agreements, commercial leases, asset purchase agreements, solar leases, and multi-member operating agreements. Rebecca has significant experience in… read more »

Attorney Margaret “Mieke” Driscoll Joins The York Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors

access_time Posted on: December 3rd, 2021

Congratulations to Attorney Margaret “Mieke” Driscoll for joining the York Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors! The York Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1933 and incredibly, performed without interruption from the Depression through World War II to today with a commitment to excellence in providing live orchestral music and music education to the people of our region. Currently, their roster is composed of 76 professional instrumentalists, and the 100 volunteer vocalists of the York Symphony Chorus. For each season, the York Symphony Orchestra presents six Classical concerts, three Pop concerts, and two Young Person concerts in order to perform a spectrum… read more »

Central Penn Business Journal Honors CGA Law Firm Attorneys and Staff in Legal Excellence Awards 2021

access_time Posted on: December 1st, 2021

Central Penn Business Journal is proud to bring a new recognition event to the region honoring legal professionals. Legal Excellence Awards honors Central Pennsylvania’s top leaders in law – lawyers, judges and legal professionals – whose dedication to their occupation and to their communities is outstanding. Up and Coming Lawyers: Honoring attorneys who have been admitted to the bar for 10 years or less and demonstrate professional accomplishment, community service and a strong commitment to the legal profession early in their careers. Law Firm Administrator Award: Honoring administrators who do outstanding work to help their law firms succeed. Paralegal Award:… read more »

Attorney Beth Kern Joins York Benevolent Association Board of Managers

access_time Posted on: November 29th, 2021

Congratulations to Attorney Beth Kern for joining the York Benevolent Association’s Board of Managers! The York Benevolent Association has a long and proud history in York. The oldest charitable organization in York County, founded in 1863, originally provided aid for widows and orphans of Civil War soldiers. Over time, the need for their services grew and their work expanded to serve the general public. In 1893, a charter was incorporated to the York Benevolent Association and defined its purpose: providing food, clothing, shoes, and fuel to those in need. Their work has never stopped. As a member of the Board… read more »

CGA Law Firm is getting Spruce’d Up!

access_time Posted on: November 15th, 2021

Join us at PeoplesBank Park as we ring in the holidays with holiday music, shopping with local vendors, entertainment, and refreshments! CGA Law Firm has chosen Heavenly Paws Animal Shelter, Inc. by popular vote as our candidate for Spruce’d Up! and, if we win the public vote, they will receive a donation of up to $3,000! Christmas trees are decorated at PeoplesBank Park by the corporate sponsors and will be on display for the public on Fridays-Sundays from November 26th to December 19th (from 5pm-8pm). We encourage everyone to bring their friends and family to vote for the CGA Law… read more »

Best Lawyers Updates CGA Law Firm Rankings

access_time Posted on: November 15th, 2021

CGA Law Firm is proud to have award-winning lawyers and practice groups. Best Lawyers, “The First and Foremost Resource for the Best Legal Talent Worldwide”, releases annual rankings on practicing attorneys around the world. CGA Law Firm, based in York, PA, is eligible for ranking under the Harrisburg Metropolitan Area and York, PA. All Tier Report “Best Law Firms” (2022 Edition), Metropolitan Tier 1 Harrisburg, for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Current Recognized Lawyers The Best Lawyers in America (2022 Edition), Attorney Larry Young (2018), for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization… read more »

CGA Law Firm Welcomes Elaine Phillips

access_time Posted on: November 10th, 2021

CGA Law Firm is pleased to announce that Elaine Phillips of Hanover has joined the CGA Legal Team. Elaine has served the Hanover community for over 28 years in Attorney Larry Wolf’s office, before Larry joined forces with CGA. Elaine’s legal experience primarily is in Bankruptcy and Debt Restructure, although she also has assisted with wills, estates, custody, and other areas of law. Elaine was drawn to the legal field because she loves working with people. Her heart goes out to those facing difficult financial issues and she finds it rewarding to assist them in resolving their crises. She worked… read more »