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Matthew Thomas Hovey

Matthew Thomas Hovey

also known as Matthew T. Hovey

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About Me

I am a litigator with a general civil practice that includes both Municipal and Employment Law.  I have argued on appeal before the Superior Court of Pennsylvania and frequently represents clients before federal, state, and administrative courts throughout eastern and central Pennsylvania.   

I am an alumnus of Moravian College and Villanova University School of Law. While at Villanova, I was a published member of the prestigious Law Review. My article was both legal and political in nature. It presented a potential way to address identity theft by illegal immigrants, who require identification documents to work in the United States, by strengthening prosecutors' ability to prosecute offenders of the Identity Theft Penalty Enhancement Act. The relevant opinion by the Supreme Court of United States (Flores-Figueroa v. United States, 129 S.Ct. 1886 (2009)), which considered the statutory interpretation issue at the heart of the article's argument, matched my analysis and the holding was consistent with its prediction.

 Prior to joining Wolf Baldwin and Associates, I was an attorney servicing Montgomery, Berks, Chester, and the surrounding counties.  I also interned for both Federal District Judge James M. Munley of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the legal department for the School District of Philadelphia in its Civil Rights and Civil Litigation divisions.  I previously provided pro bono services for the Community Justice Project: Hispanic Outreach, a legal aid organization, in Reading, Pennsylvania where I gained experience with both federal and state wage and hour laws, as well as Wills for Heroes in Luzerne County.

I now live in Pottstown with my wife. I am a passionate sports fan and an avid reader.  I also enjoy photography, a hobby I inherited from his father. I am very involved in our community and am Second Vice-President for the Board of Directors for Boyertown Area Multi-Service Incorporated in Boyertown, Pennsylvania.


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Practice Areas


  1. Employment & Labor: 30%
  2. State, Local And Municipal Law: 25%
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
  4. Real Estate: 15%
  5. Business: 10%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Daniel Edward McCabe

    Matt I have worked together on a number of cases. He's only been with our law firm for a few years and he's already exceeded expectations. I feel comfortable referring any of my clients to him.


    Daniel McCabe Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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    I had the privilege of working in the same law firm as Mr. Hovey for over a year, and during that time I saw firsthand the level of competence, skill and true empathy that Mr. Hovey has for his clients. Mr. Hovey takes the time to truly listen to his clients and understand what they really want out of the case. He takes his role as their advocate extremely seriously. When clients are looking for an amiable resolution, Mr. Hovey can work out a solution with finesse, professionalism and in a way that makes everyone happy. Alternatively, for the clients who feel truly wronged, Mr. Hovey is never afraid to go up against anyone or anything to defend the rights of his clients. For these reasons I strongly recommend Mr. Hovey as your advocate.


    Alexandra French Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Wolf Baldwin and Associates

800 East High Street
P.O. Box 444
Pottstown, PA, 19464

Wolf, Baldwin & Associates

13 W. Miner Street
West Chester, PA, 19382

Wolf, Baldwin & Associates

606 Court Street
Suite 203
Reading, PA, 19601




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Clients' Choice AwardAvvo2014
Awesome AttorneyPhiladelphia Life2013
Top ContributorAvvo2013
Chairman's Pin for Outstanding Service to the CollegeMoravian College Board of Trustees2006
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Associate AttorneyWolf Baldwin and Associates2013 - Present
AttorneyPrince Law Offices,P.C.2010 - 2013
Pro Bono AttorneyCommunity Justice Project2009 - 2010
ClerkSchool District of Philadelphia: Legal Department2008 - 2008
Legal InternFederal District Judge James M. Munley2007 - 2007
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Montgomery County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Berks County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Boyertown Area Multiservices, Inc.Second Vice President, Board of Directors2010 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Texas Child Abduction CaseSecured return of the children and a custody schedule that maximized Father's involvement with the children.
Florida Child Abduction CaseSecured return of the child and increased Father's custodial time to shared custody.
International Child Abduction: PeruLitigation pending in both local county and Peru
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Villanova University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
Moravian CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2006
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Legal Lecture SeriesFundamentals of Estate Planning2013
6:00pm Newscast - 2/20/2012Absentee Landlords Focus of Crackdown2012