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William L. Byrne, Associate

Bill devotes a significant portion of his practice to representing clients in a diverse and wide range of matters including contractual issues, commercial transactions, property disputes, eminent domain matters, construction disputes, mortgage foreclosure, and zoning issues throughout many of the common pleas courts of Pennsylvania as well as all three Federal district courts of Pennsylvania. He has represented clients before the Pennsylvania appellate courts in addition to numerous municipal and zoning boards, the American Arbitration Association, and the Pennsylvania Board of Property.

Prior to joining Hoegen and Associates, Bill was an associate attorney for Byrne Neyhart and Higgins in Scranton, PA for seven years where he practiced personal injury and property liability defense litigation in Federal and state courts. He was also an associate attorney with Nogi, Appleton, Weinberger & Wren, where he concentrated on banking and collection litigation.

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


  • 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