Craig Sharnetzka focuses his practice in the areas of municipal law, real
estate, bankruptcy and estate planning and administration. He is a shareholder with CGA Law Firm
and currently chairs the firm’s municipal law department.
Through his municipal law practice, Craig
represents a number of municipalities in the capacity of solicitor. He routinely drafts ordinances, resolutions,
contracts and advises council members and elected and appointed officials and
employees in matters such as open meeting laws, planning, zoning, and other
land use issues, economic development, personnel, capacity and other matters.
Craig’s bankruptcy practice serves the needs of
both consumer and corporate clients. He has
experience in Chapter 7, 11, and 13 bankruptcy filings. As for consumers facing financial hardship,
not only can he help you file for bankruptcy but he is experienced in
negotiating with creditors; reinstating or preventing foreclosures and
repossessions; resolving credit, credit report and debt collection disputes and
drafting and reviewing credit documents.
For companies facing financial distress and potential default, Craig
counsels them in remaining operational, while pursuing the most prudent strategy
for reorganization or disposition of assets.
He also represents the interests of creditors’ in
bankruptcy proceedings. He is
experienced in debt collection techniques and has enjoyed tremendous success in
collecting both secured and unsecured debts through use of legal means,
including liens, structured repayments and litigation, when necessary.
Additionally, Craig is able to draw upon the
experience of other attorneys in CGA Law Firm, weaving together integrated
client service teams that can bring business, commercial, tax, employment and
litigation experience to bear for his clients.
Licensed since 1999
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2013|
|BV Preeminent Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2012|
|Special Pro Bono Award||York County Bar Association||2011|
|Rising Star||Thomson Reuters||2010|
|Pro Bono Award||Pennsylvania Bar Association||2008|
|Rising Star||Thomson Reuters||2006|
|Shareholder||CGA Law Firm||1999 - Present|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|American Red Cross York-Adams Chapters||Board of Directors||2012 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|York County Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1999|