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Jennifer L. Richards

About Jennifer Richards

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.