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David R Getz

David R Getz

Practice areas:

Real Estate, Land Use & Zoning, Business, Estate Planning, State, Local And Municipal Law, Probate, Corporate & Incorporation, Contracts & Agreements

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About Me

Dave concentrates his practice in real estate development law, land use planning, business law, and estate planning. He has represented residential, commercial, and industrial developers before more than 70 municipal governing bodies and zoning hearing boards throughout South Central Pennsylvania. He has also represented many individuals in the buying and selling of their homes. He is also a title agent, and his firm can provide title insurance for any size residential or business transaction.

Dave has represented business clients and individuals before numerous district justice courts and county courts of common pleas. He has appeared before Pennsylvania appellate courts and the US District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

Dave has represented many large and small businesses in matters such as business planning, formation of businesses, and acquisition and sale of businesses. He has had the privilege of assisting many individuals and families with estate planning and administration issues.




Practice Areas

Licensed since 1981

  1. Business: 20%
    27 years
  2. Land Use & Zoning: 20%
    27 years
  3. Real Estate: 20%
    27 years
  4. Estate Planning: 15%
    27 years
  5. Other: 25%
  6. More 



Retainer (Sometimes), Pro Bono (2%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Wix Wenger & Weidner Attorneys

508 North Second Street
P.O. Box 845
Harrisburg, PA, 17108-0845



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Four Avenues of Service CitationRotary Club of Mechanicsburg-North2009
The Mayor's Award for Distinguished Public ServiceHarrisburg Mayor Stephen R. Reed2008
National Multiple Sclerosis Society Leadership AwardNational Multiple Sclerosis Society2001

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderWix, Wenger & Weidner1988 - Present
Captain - AttorneyUnited States Army Judge Advocate General's Corps1982 - 1988

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Rotary Club of Mechanicsburg-NorthMember and Past President1992 - Present
Dauphin County Bar AssociationMember1988 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember1981 - Present

Publication NameTitleDate
Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors Solicitors SeminarRecent Case and Legislation Update2013
PSATS Solicitors SeminarRecent Local Government Case Update2011
Solicitor's HandbookThe Planning Commission and the Comprehensive Plan2003

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
Susquehanna UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1978
Valley Forge Military CollegeLiberal ArtsA.A. - Associate of Arts1976

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors Solicitors SeminarEthics in Municipal Law: A Solicitor's Responsibilities2015
Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors Solicitors SeminarRecent Case and Legislation Update2013
Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors Engineers SeminarPlan Reviews for Private Residential Communities2013
Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors Solicitors SeminarRecent Municipal Case Update2012
PSATS Solicitors SeminarRecent Local Government Case Update2011
PSATS Solicitors Seminar 2010Recent Local Government Case Update2010
PBI Real Estate 101Title Insurance and the Real Estate Settlement2010
Real Estate 101Real Estate Closings and Title Insurance2008
The Development Approval Process in PennsylvaniaEthics in the Land Development Approval Process: A Lawyer’s Responsibilities2006