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When your business needs legal assistance, the attorneys at Hoegen & Associates, P.C. are here to help. Located in Wilkes-Barre, P.C., we have decades of experience and have worked with clients across the country, helping them navigate the legal arena and confront issues of any complexity. Enjoy the peace of mind of knowing that we are on your side, providing the highest quality representation and trustworthy counsel.
We want you to be able to focus on what matters most—making your business thrive. That’s why we handle every case in a timely manner, securing for you the best possible outcomes so you can move forward. Our areas of practice include commercial, construction, and real estate law, and we have many satisfied clients including:
  • Gas Stations & Mini Marts
  • Restaurants & Taverns
  • Hotels
  • Construction Firms
  • Quarry Sellers & Purchasers
  • And More

Providing Businesses With Real, Effective Solutions Since 1971

Francis J. Hoegen, Member

Year Joined Firm

1989

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate Tax Assessment Appeals
    Commercial Loan Workout / Debt Restructuring
  • Business Development / Corporate Formation
  • Asset-Based Financing
  • Purchase and Sale of a Business
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Purchase and Sale of Commercial
  • Real Estate
  • Land Use / Zoning / Land
  • Development / Subdivision
  • Commercial Collections
  • Construction Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 20% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1989

Education

  • Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio
    • J.D. – 1989
    • Honors: Order of the Curia, American Jurisprudence Award for Constitutional
    • Law Review: Capital University, Member, 1987 – 1988
    • Law Review: Capital University, Executive Notes Editor, 1988 – 1989
  • St Michael’s College, Colchester, Vermont
    • B.A. – 1984

Representative Cases

  • Martin v. Sun Pipe Line Co., 666 A.2d 637 (Pa. 1995)

Honors & Awards

  • Finalist – Moot Court Competition, 1987 – 1988
  • American Jurisprudence Award for Construction Law
  • National Outstanding Student Award, Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity
  • Dean of Capital University Chapter of Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association, President, Young Lawyers Division, 1990 – 1991
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Middle Bankruptcy Bar of Middle District of Pennsylvania, Member
  • Institute for Professionals in Taxation, Member
  • Catawissa Lumber & Specialty Co., Director
  • Diamond City Partnership, Director
  • Time Technologies, Inc., Director

Past Employment Positions

  • Hoegen Hoegen Kelley & Polishan, Partner, 1994 – 2007
  • Hoegen & Marsh, Associate, 1989 – 1994
  • Wesp & Osterkamp, Law Clerk, 1988 – 1989
  • Justice Robert E. Holmes, Supreme Court of Ohio, Summer Intern, 1988
  • Professor Roberta Mitchell, Capital University Law School, Teaching Assistant, 1988 – 1989
  • Sparr Nursing Home, Administrator, 1986 – 1987

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Delta Theta Phi

William L. Byrne, Associate

Areas of Practice

  • Arbitration
  • Commercial Banks
  • Loan Workouts
  • Mortgages & Foreclosures
  • Collections
  • Eminent Domain
  • Complex Litigation
  • State Appellate Practice
  • State Trial Practice
  • Condemnation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania

Education

  • Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. – 1999
  • Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania
    • B.S. – 1996
      Major: Management

Representative Cases

  • Moore v. Keller, 2014 WL 4258268 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2014)
  • Greco v. Wech, 2013 WL 1563549 (M.D. Pa 2013)
  • Bell v. Township of Spring Brook, 30 A.3d 554 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2011)
  • In re Wells, 2011 WL 6938355, B.R. (Bk. E.D. Pa. 2011)
  • Option One Mortgage. Corp. v. Fitzgerald, 2008 WL 2370142 (M.P. PA 2008)
  • Snell, et ux. v. Dolan, et al., 2002 WL 34097714 (C.C.P. Lackawanna 2002)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member, 2000 – Present
  • Lackawanna Bar Association, Member, 2000 – Present
  • Luzerne County Bar Association, Member, 2010 – Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Office of Byrne, Neyhart, Higgins, Associate, 2000 – 2007
  • Nogi, Appleton, Weinberger & Wren, P.C., Associate, 2007 – 2008

Peter J. Hoegen Jr., In Memoriam

Areas of Practice

  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Real Estate Law

Litigation Percentage

10% of practice devoted to litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1971
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1971
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1979

Education

  • Notre Dame Law School, Notre Dame, Indiana
    • J.D. – 1971
  • University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
    • B.A. – 1965

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member, Section of Corporation, Banking and Business Law
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member, Section of Health Law
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member, Committee on Bankruptcy, Section of General Practice
  • Federal Bar Association, Member, Section of Corporation, Banking and Business Law
  • Federal Bar Association, Member, Section of Health Law
  • Federal Bar Association, Member, Committee on Bankruptcy, Section of General Practice
  • Middle District Bankruptcy Bar of Middle District of Pennsylvania, Member
  • Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation, Special Agent, 1965 – 1968
  • United States Army, Military Intelligence, Chief Warrant Officer, 1960 – 1965

Our attorneys look forward to working with you and your business and providing you with the best chance of success. For more information, or to schedule a free initial consultation, contact us today at 570-820-3332!

Hoegen & Associates, P.C.

152 S Franklin St

Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701

Fax: 570-820-3262

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Monday – Friday

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM