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Jennifer L. Richards

Jennifer L. Richards

also known as Jennifer Matassa

Practice areas:

Personal Injury

About Me

Attorney Matassa was voted for inclusion in the 2013-2015 editions of The Best Lawyers in America®, an honor based on rigorous peer review. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."

Education and Licensing

Attorney Jennifer Matassa earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Notre Dame.

 She is licensed to practice law in all Pennsylvania State and Federal Courts as well as in Maryland.

Professional Honors and Memberships


  • Taught the paralegal course at Somerset County Vo-Tech/Allegheny Community College

  • Law Day and Stepping Out presentations at local schools

Community Involvement

Attorney Matassa is a board member and volunteer for the Humane Society of Somerset County and was previously on the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Somerset & Bedford Counties. She is also the vice president of the Notre Dame Alumni Club for Central Pennsylvania, through which she participates in activities such as food and clothing drives. In addition, Attorney Matassa volunteers at the St. Vincent DePaul Family Kitchen in Johnstown, PA and participates in her local Walk to Defeat ALS.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1995

  1. Personal Injury: 100%

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Contact Info

Edgar Snyder & Associates
104 College Park Plaza
Johnstown, PA, 15904-2831




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2016
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2015
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2014
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2013

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney at LawEdgar Snyder & Associates2009 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Somerset County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Pennsylvania Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Maryland State Bar AssociationMemberN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Notre DameN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
University of Pittsburgh School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A