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Matthew James Parker

Matthew James Parker

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Elder Law, Probate, Guardianship, Litigation

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1995

  1. Estate Planning: 39%
    15 years, 727 cases
  2. Elder Law: 35%
    15 years, 652 cases
  3. Probate: 16%
    15 years, 298 cases
  4. Litigation: 5%
    15 years, 93 cases
  5. Guardianship: 5%
    15 years, 93 cases

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Christian K. Lassen II

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Christian Lassen Wrongful Death Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Dale A. Tice

    I endorse this lawyer. Matt is one of the most knowledgeable and well-respected attorneys practicing elder law in Pennsylvania. I have worked with Matt on many matters and his understanding of the law and dedication to clients is second to none.


    Dale Tice Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Marshall, Parker & Associates, LLC

49 East Fourth St.
Williamsport, PA, 17701-6355




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Pennsylvania Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2011
Pennsylania Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2010
Pennsylvania Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2009
Certified Elder Law AttorneyNational Elder Law Foundation2009
Pennsylvania Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2008
Certified Elder Law AttorneyNational Elder Law Foundation2004

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Firm MemberMarshall, Parker & Associates, LLC2006 - Present
PresidentPennsylvania Care Management, Inc.2005 - Present
Associate AttorneyMarshall & Associates2000 - 2005
Associate AttorneyWiesmeth & Hardy1997 - 2000
N/APike County Court of Common Pleas1995 - 1997


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Pennsylvania Elder Law Association (PAELA)Member2009 - Present
Northeast Estate Planners CouncilMember2004 - Present
Lycoming Law AssociationMember2004 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMember2000 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Robert A. James v. Estelle B. Richman, Secretary of the Dept. of Public Welfare, 465 F.Supp. 2d 395 (M.D.Pa. 2006)Plaintiff won an injunction against Defendant

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Publication NameTitleDate
Fair Hearings and Appeals in Elder Law Conference MaterialsPreparing and Trying an Administrative Appeal2012
PBI Elder Law InstituteAdvanced Medicaid Planning with DRA Compliant Annuities2011
Pennsylania Elder Law Instutite Conference MaterialsPractical Calculations for Using Annuities and Notes in Medicaid Planning2010


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Dickinson School of LawLawJuris Doctorate1995
University of PittsburghWriting and BusinessBachelor of Arts1992

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Fair Hearings and Appeals in Elder Law PBI CoursePreparing and Trying an Administrative Appeal2012
Speaking EngagementEstate and Lifetime Planning2011
Speaking EngagementElder Law Update2011
Pennsylvania Elder Law InstituteAdvanced Planning with Annuities & Notes2011
Speaking EngagementPractical Estate Planning2010
Pennsylvania Elder Law InstitutePractical Calculations for Using Notes and Annuities in Medicaid Planning2010
TeleconferenceThe Secondary Market for Annuities2009
Pennsylvania Elder Law InstitutePractical Calculations for Using Notes and Annuities in Medicaid Planning2009
Northeast Elder Law SymposiumPromissory Notes In Medicaid Planning2009
Speaking EngagementEstate and Charitable Gift Planning2008
Speaking EngagementAdvance Care Planning2008
Northeast Elder Law SymposiumPractical Tips for Implementing the DRA2007
Lycoming Law Association CLE CoursePlanning for Long Term Care after the DRA2007
Elder Law InstituteAnnuities After the DRA2007
10th Annual Elder Law InstituteFair Hearing Appeals2007