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Foster & Fields!

More Than 150 Years of Legal Experience Working for YOU

For more than 30 years, Costopoulos, Foster & Fields has been the gold standard for law firms in Central Pennsylvania. As the only Harrisburg-area law firm to specialize in personal injury, medical malpractice and criminal defense, our judicial team is committed to providing clients the best legal advocates in the area.

From car accidents to wrongful death lawsuits, our civil litigation attorneys are the best in the field, giving clients more than 150 years of legal experience. Meanwhile, our criminal defense attorneys consist of former prosecutors and legendary attorneys who've successfully defended clients in landmark cases throughout Central Pennsylvania, including Lancaster, York, Harrisburg and Lebanon.

From slip-and-fall lawsuits to death penalty cases, no crisis is too big or too small for Costopoulos, Foster & Fields. Call one of our highly specialized attorneys today and get your case on the fast track. We're just a phone call or e-mail away.


Recent News and Updates

  • District Judge Suspended for Fixing Her Own Parking Tickets is Allowed Back in Courtroom

    June 2013

    "Suspended District Judge Kelly S. Ballentine will be allowed to return to the bench, according to an order released Tuesday by the state Court of Judicial Discipline. Ballentine will be under probation through Dec. 31, 2014, according to the order. Ballentine was criminally charged last February with dismissing her own parking tickets in 2010 and 2011. She eventually was ordered to pay a $1,500 fine."
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  • State's Legal System Encourages Lawsuit Abuse

    February 2011

    In a recent letter to the editor, "attorney Leslie M. Fields argues against reforming the state's runaway legal system. At issue is whether businesses should be held fully responsible to pay damages even if they are deemed in court to be only 1 percent responsible for the injury."
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  • Costopoulos "Comfortable" with Facts in Racketeering and Fraud Case

    March 2011

    SCRANTON, Pa. – Attorney William C. Costopoulos filed a plea of "not guilty" on behalf of two Lackawanna County commissioners accused of 41 criminal counts ranging from racketeering to money laundering. At the start of the process, Costopoulos told one of his clients, former commissioner Robert Cordaro, he was "comfortable" with the facts in the case. "If we get a fair jury," Costopoulos said," we're fine."
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  • Bigamy: Court Defines Where Crime Is

    November 2010

    HARRISBURG, Pa. – Attorney George H. Matangos convinced a three-court superior court panel that prosecutors seeking to bring bigamy charges should do so only if the second, offending marriage occurs within the state's borders. Discussing the case against his client, Hap Al Seiders, Matangos said, "His only violation here is an alleged second marriage while a divorce was years in the making."

  • Teacher Cleared in Videotape Case

    October 2010

    LANCASTER, Pa. – A Mount Joy elementary school teacher, arrested on charges of sexual child abuse after his estranged wife gave a videotape to authorities in the midst of a contentious divorce proceeding, tearfully hugged his attorney, Heidi F. Eakin, after being acquitted by a Lancaster County jury on all charges.
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  • Law Firm Files Papers for Police to Return Cash Seized in Harrisburg Traffic Stop

    May 2010

    HARRISBURG, Pa. – Attorney David Foster of Costopoulos, Foster & Fields, filed a petition asking police to return $151,000 seized in a traffic stop. The petition alleges police "lacked any probable cause or reasonable suspicion to search for and seize" the cash.
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