357 Regis Ave, Suite 1 • Pittsburgh, PA 15236

Credit Unions

If you’re looking for a law office who has the experience necessary to provide prompt and efficient attention to the legal concerns of your Credit Union, look no further than Covelli Law Offices. Over the years, Covelli Law Offices has represented more than 80 Credit Unions of all sizes, both in Pennsylvania and out of state.Covelli Law Offices can help you to manage your day-to-day business affairs. We offer a full range of legal services to Credit Unions of all sizes. Our experienced professional legal team of Attorneys and Staff can extend quality legal services with a thorough understanding of the legal concerns affecting Credit Unions.One of the most asked about topics on our compliance hotline is Power of Attorney documents. Does your credit union know what to do when someone hands you one of these? Attorney Joe Covelli will present a webinar on best practices that can be used when handling these powerful legal documents. Find out more.

Creditor Bankruptcy

  • Review bankruptcy petition and loan documents
  • Attend Bankruptcy Court hearings
  • Prepare Reaffirmation Agreement
  • Obtain relief from stay
  • Objection to Discharge of Bankruptcy
  • Respond to any legal action initiated by member debtor
  • Chapter 13 Bankruptcy – Review payment plan and monitor
  • Proof of claim

Creditor Collection

  • Prepare all Court Documents
  • Enter Judgment on behalf of Credit Union
  • Execute on Judgment(s)
  • Repossessions of vehicles and sale at auction
  • Foreclosure of real estate

General Law

  • Employee termination
  • Credit Union employment practices and issues
  • Attend Board of Director meetings
  • Review all types of contracts
  • Credit Union merger
  • Credit Union Real Estate and/or building contracts
  • Review of PCUA and CUNA compliance
  • Negotiate legal disputes
  • Review current Credit Union policies and draft new policies. We can assist in establishing your policy & procedures to help minimize the chance of legal disputes
  • General legal services for Credit Union members

Past Credit Union Speeches

Attorney Joseph Covelli has given speeches at numerous Credit Union events. These seminars range in topic, including Creditor Bankruptcy, Creditor Collections, Lending Practices & Policies, Account Establishment & Interpretation, and Marketing Compliance. He has also been a guest speaker for the Pennsylvania Credit Union Attorneys Conference, PCUA, CUNA, and many Pennsylvania Credit Union Chapters. He also attended the 2011 CUNA Attorneys Conference.

  • Bankruptcy & Collection Compliance – Compliance Town Meeting at Westmoreland Community College in Youngwood
  • Bankruptcy & How to Enforce Your Legal Rights and Collection of Debts – Greensburg Chapter Meeting
  • Collection of Debts and Bankruptcy – Altoona, Small Credit Union Meeting, and Shenango Valley Chapter of the PCUA, Mercer, PA
  • Bankruptcy and Legal Collections – Credit Union Leaders Education Workshop
  • New Reaffirmation Agreements – Greensburg Chapter Meeting