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Privacy Policy

South Central Agency Inc. operates www.southcentralagencyinc.com, which provides development services. This page is used to inform website visitors regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information if anyone decided to use our development services or www.southcentralagencyinc.com.

If you choose to use our development services, then you agree to the collection and use of information in relation with this policy. The Personal Information that we collect are used for providing and improving the Service. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

Information Collection and Use

For a better experience while using our Service, we may require you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information, including but not limited to your name, phone number, and postal address. The information that we collect will be used to contact or identify you.

Log Data
We want to inform you that whenever you visit our Service, we collect information that your browser sends to us that is called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser version, pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics.
Cookies
Cookies are files with small amount of data that is commonly used an anonymous unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer’s hard drive. Our website uses these “cookies” to collection information and to improve our Service. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies, and know when a cookie is being sent to your computer. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.
Service Providers

We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:

  • To facilitate our Service;
  • To provide the Service on our behalf;
  • To perform Service-related services; or
  • To assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

We want to inform our Service users that these third parties have access to your Personal Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.

Security

We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Links to Other Sites
Our Service may contain links to other sites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. Note that these external sites are not operated by us. Therefore, we strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of these websites. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.
Children's Privacy
Our Services do not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under 13. In the case we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we will be able to do necessary actions.
Changes to Privacy Policy
We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, we advise you to review this page periodically for any changes. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. These changes are effective immediately, after they are posted on this page.
Meet Our Team

Gary Heim

Attorney

Agricultural law has been the focus of Gary Heim’s practice during his entire legal career spanning more than 40 years. He provides a broad range of legal services to Pennsylvania’s farm and agri-business community and has counseled thousands of the state’s family farms with the transition of those businesses to the next generation through his statewide practice.

Widely known and highly respected in the agricultural community, Gary has served on the Board of the Agricultural Law Center of The Dickinson School of Law/The Pennsylvania State University. He is a past chairperson of the Agricultural Law Committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Association.

He has been a guest speaker at programs sponsored by the Pennsylvania State University’s College of Agriculture, the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, the Cooperative Extension Service, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and many other businesses, banks and organizations. Since 1980, he has provided legal services to members of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau through its Legal Service Plan.

Meet Our Team

Jake Kiessling

Attorney

Jake is an attorney in the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group and focuses his real estate practice in the areas of agricultural and commercial real estate transactions.  He represents clients in a variety of real estate matters, including acquisitions of farmland, student housing complexes, apartment complexes, and medical facilities.  Notably, Jake has extensive experience successfully negotiating favorable solar and other alternative energy ground leases and various easements on behalf of landowners across the state.  As an attorney in the Real Estate Practice Group, Jake works closely with title agents within the firm’s title company, South Central Agency, and provides legal assistance in various aspects of the title and settlement process.

In addition to his real estate practice, Jake is a member of the firm’s Agricultural Law, Business Law, and Estates & Trusts Practice Groups and represents clients in a variety of business and estate matters, including formation and planning, sales and acquisitions, and succession matters for both farm and non-farm clients.

Jake joined Mette, Evans & Woodside in 2016 after graduating from the University of Baltimore School of Law.  He is also a 2012 graduate of Lycoming College and a native of the Harrisburg Area.

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Jennifer Carl

Title Agent/Paralegal

Jennifer Carl has been a paralegal since 2006 and joined the firm of Mette, Evans & Woodside in 2019.  Jennifer graduated from Harrisburg Area Community College with her Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies in 2006.  She has worked in several areas of law, from basic litigation, personal injury, and criminal law.  She is a licensed title agent and assists attorneys in the Real Estate practice group, as well as the firm’s title company, South Central Agency.

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Jennifer Denchak Wetzel

Attorney

Jennifer Denchak Wetzel is dedicated to serving the legal needs of Pennsylvania’s farm and agri-business community.  For more than fifteen years, she has worked with all types of agricultural businesses across the state, advising them on a broad spectrum of legal issues.

She is recognized for her in-depth knowledge of business succession planning, real estate and asset preservation within the agricultural context.  She routinely assists farm families with the transition of their farms to the next generation.

Jennifer was appointed by Secretary of Agriculture, Russell Redding, to the Advisory Board for the Agricultural Business Development Center.  She is a licensed titled agent and is a Succession Coordinator for the International Farm Transition Network and the Pennsylvania Center for Dairy Excellence.  Previously, she served as the Vice-Chair of the Agricultural Law Committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Association.

Jennifer graduated cum laude from the Pennsylvania State University – Dickinson School of Law and summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Bucknell University.

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Jim Goldsmith

Attorney

Jim Goldsmith is a native of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania where he has practiced law continuously since 1978. Jim’s practice includes providing legal expertise to professional trade associations, including the Pennsylvania Association of REALTORS®, the Greater Philadelphia Association of REALTORS®, the Greater Harrisburg Board of REALTORS® and the Greater Scranton Board of REALTORS®.

Jim has written and lectured extensively on real estate issues and has been involved in drafting the standard forms used throughout the Commonwealth. He has participated in the creation and amendment of much legislation dealing with the regulation of real estate licensees and the industry. For ten years he taught real estate transactions at the Widener University School of Law, Harrisburg Campus. Jim was appointed by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth to serve on a Joint State Government Commission Advisory Committee on Real Property Law.

With his extensive knowledge on real estate matters, Jim is able to use his skills and expertise to assist with any complicated title issues that arise.

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Sean P. Delaney

Attorney

Sean is the Chair of the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group and concentrates his practice on real estate acquisition, financing, development, operation, and disposition as well as corporate matters. He represents both domestic and international clients. With nearly 20 years of experience in the field, half spent with an Am Law 100 firm, Sean’s practice includes virtually all aspects of real estate law, acting for owners and developers as well as lenders, investors, private equity funds, and family offices. He provides clients with the benefit of a perspective that considers the broader needs of the client and the impact of the law on those needs.

Sean represents property owners in several aspects of real estate law, including property identification, financing and acquisition, commercial and residential land development, retail and commercial leasing, tax assessment litigation and property disposition. He also assists clients in land use matters including local and state permitting and licensing issues, and stormwater and wastewater permitting. He has experience in multiple segments of the industry, including office, commercial, medical office, hospital, retail, industrial, energy, multifamily housing, student housing, manufacturing, mining, lodging, and mixed-use projects.

Sean also represents lenders, investors, and developers in real estate finance matters of all types, including construction, mezzanine, and permanent financing, equity investments, and in workouts and restructuring of underperforming assets. In addition, he has experience representing clients in connection with business financing, capitalization and management.

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Veronica Eskra

Title Agent/Manager

Veronica Eskra has been a paralegal since 1992 and joined the firm of Mette, Evans & Woodside in 2019. Veronica graduated Summa Cum Laude from both The Academy of Medical Arts and Business in 1992 with her Paralegal Certificate, and from Elizabethtown College in 2013 with her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.

She is a licensed title agent and assists attorneys in the Real Estate practice group, as well as managing the firm’s title company, South Central Agency. Her diverse background allows her to assist in other practice groups as needed.