About Us
The firm was founded as a partnership by Theodore R. Laputka, Sr., Kenneth R. Bayless, Bartel E. Ecker, and Martin D. Cohn in 1953 and was incorporated as a professional corporation in 1973. Since its founding, Laputka, Bayless, Ecker, & Cohn has directed its attention to a wide general practice.
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Do you have the facts about estate planning?

Most Americans do not prioritize estate planning. While it is crucial to provide guidance for how to handle your household and assets after you pass, many Pennsylvanians put it off. There are several reasons that a person may decide not to focus on his or her estate...

Why should you consider mediation first?

Pennsylvania business owners cannot run a business without occasional disagreements. This is unavoidable. How you handle it is the important part.  Today we will look at mediation, which is a type of dispute resolution method. It is quite popular among business owners...

Can I leave money to a charity in my will?

If you regularly give to charity, then it is probably not a question in your mind that you would like to leave something for your favorite charities when you die. You certainly can leave money to a charity in your will, but there is another option that might be more...

Laputka, Bayless, Ecker & Cohn, PC
One South Church Street
Suite 301
Hazleton, PA 18201

Toll Free : 800-582-6452
Phone : 570-861-5905
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Trusted Attorneys in Hazleton, Serving All Northeastern Pennsylvania Communities

A Full-Service Law Firm for Your Business and Personal Challenges

For six decades, Laputka, Bayless, Ecker & Cohn, PC, has provided outstanding legal representation to clients for a wide range of legal issues. We have grown and changed over the years, but we adhere to the same principles on which our firm was built — service, integrity, hard work and results.

Based in Hazleton, we serve a diverse array of individuals and businesses throughout northeastern Pennsylvania, including many in the Wilkes-Barre, Scranton and Allentown areas. We take pride in rewarding clients’ trust and maintaining long-term relationships, which results in many referrals and opportunities to serve second and third generations of families.

Workers’ Comp, Personal Injury and Disability Claims · Business, Employment Law and Estate Matters

We operate a general practice firm. However, in order to provide each client with the best counsel and representation possible, each of our experienced attorneys focuses on select branches of the law. We have established strengths in handling all aspects of:

An Ounce of Prevention … Or Decisive Action on Your Behalf

We act swiftly when our clients have urgent legal matters, and we provide aggressive representation when it counts. Yet we place great emphasis on keeping clients out of legal trouble in the first place. For any legal issue — a business deal, problem with an insurance claim, and much more — our mission is to safeguard your interests and avoid unnecessary litigation if possible.

Email us or call us at 570-861-5905. We provide same-day response to inquiries and a free consultation for many legal matters.

Laputka, Bayless, Ecker & Cohn, PC
One South Church Street
Suite 301
Hazleton, PA 18201

Toll Free : 800-582-6452
Phone : 570-861-5905
Hazleton Law Office Map