Henry F. Coyne is a proud native of the Anthracite Coal Region of Pennsylvania; originating from Locust Gap, a small "patch" on the outskirts of Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania. Attorney Coyne is a graduate of Gettysburg College where he was designated Distinguished Military Graduate, Army R.O.T.C. Following college, he received his Juris Doctorate Degree from the Dickinson School of Law in 1966. Since 1968, Mr. Coyne has been engaged in the General Practice of Law in Cumberland County with an emphasis in civil litigation, business planning, estate planning, workers compensation, land use and zoning, and municipal law.
Mr. Coyne is the recipient of numerous awards in recognition of his dedication to the legal profession and to the community he serves. Most recently, Mr. Coyne served as President of the Cumberland County Bar Association and as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Cumberland County Bar Foundation. Mr. Coyne was the Chair of the Editorial Committee for the historical publication of Cumberland Justice: Legal Practice in Cumberland County (1750 - 2000) and was also a contributing author to the publication. In 2000, Mr. Coyne was one of the founding members of the Cumberland County American Inns of Court and he is presently a Master of the Inn, having served most recently as the President of the Inn. In 2011, Mr. Coyne was awarded the Distinguish Member Award by the Cumberland County Bar Association in recognition for his dedication to the legal profession and the steadfast ideals he epitomizes as a lawyer in Cumberland County.
Mr. Coyne is admitted to practice before all Courts of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as well as the U.S. Tax Court and the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, the Association of Trial Lawyers in America, and the Cumberland County American Inns of Court. Mr. Coyne has recently been recognized and honored as a 40 year member of the Cumberland County Bar Association.
Mr. Coyne is retired from the Pennsylvania Army National Guard as a Colonel after having served 32 years of combined honorable duty with the United States Army and the Pennsylvania Army National Guard. Mr. Coyne currently serves on the Scholarship Committee of the Pennsylvania National Guard.
Mr. Coyne is married to the former Eileen B. Bach of Mt. Carmel, Pennsylvania and are the parents of four children and the proud grandparents of nine grandchildren.
A resident of Cumberland County for most of her life, Lisa Marie Coyne is a graduate of Cumberland Valley High School. Following high school, she obtained her B.A. from Franklin and Marshall College (1984) and her Juris Doctorate from The Dickinson School of Law in 1988. She then served as law clerk to the Honorable Harold E. Sheely, President Judge of Cumberland County and then entered active duty with the United States Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps serving with the 1st Armored Division and 3rd Infantry Division as Chief Trial Counsel in Bamberg, Germany. She is the recipient of the Army's Meritorious Service Medal for her service during Desert Storm. Following the completion of her active duty military service, Ms. Coyne continued her military service as a Judge Advocate serving with the 28th Infantry Division of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard.
In 1994, Ms. Coyne joined her father, Henry F. Coyne, in the General Practice of law where she concentrates with an emphasis in civil litigation, municipal law, zoning & real estate transactions, elder law, estate planning and administration, family law, and criminal defense. She is admitted to practice before all Courts of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, and the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania.
Ms. Coyne is the editor-in-chief of the Cumberland County Law Journal and recently completed serving two consecutive terms as a member of the Board of Directors of the Cumberland County Bar Association. She is a founding member of the Cumberland County Inns of Court, having served as the membership chair and currently holds the title of Master of the Inn. In addition to her leadership within the local legal community, Attorney Coyne serves as a member of the House of Delegates of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, representing the interests of Cumberland County lawyers and the citizens they serve. Additionally, and most recently, Ms. Coyne has been re-appointed to the Orphans' Court Procedural Rules Committee of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
As a leader within the local legal community, Attorney Coyne was instrumental in the formation and implementation of the Partners Program for local high schools throughout Cumberland County and served as the attorney "coach" for the Cumberland Valley High School Mock Trial team for many years. Ms. Coyne remains active and involved in the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Cumberland County Inns of Court, and the Cumberland County Bar Association.