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Matthew Richard Schachte Esq.

Criminal defense Attorney at Lower Burrell, PA

5.0   1 review
  • Licensed for 4 years
    State PA
    Acquired 2020
    Active No misconduct found

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

About Matthew

Learn Matthew’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    Primarily representing clients with Magistrate offenses.

    6 years, 12 cases

  2. DUI and DWI
    Representing clients with DUI, ARD and summary offenses.

    6 years, 6 cases

  3. Estate planning
    Estate Planning Professional Planning Certificate.

    6 years, 20 cases

  4. Wills and living wills
    Drafted Wills and Codicils for past two years regarding simple and complex estates.

    6 years, 25 cases

  5. Elder law
    Representing clients with Elder Abuse, Mediation and Medicaid Planning.

    6 years, 10 cases

About Matthew Schachte

Matthew Schachte is the owner and founder of Schachte Law Group. Attorney Schachte is a solo practitioner and his firm is located in Lower Burrell, Pennsylvania. This Westmoreland County attorney formed the Law Group amidst the Covid-19 crisis to serve the legal needs of all Pennsylvania citizens. Schachte Law Group is a solo practitioner firm focused on solving disputes reasonably and in an efficient manner for all parties. There are many circumstances where an experienced and knowledgeable attorney is required. Our aim is to provide clients with a sense of comfort and stability upon leaving our office.

Schachte Law Group serves the legal needs of our clients in the following areas:

Elder Law Mediation
Estate Planning
Criminal Law
Property & Boundary Disputes
Contract Drafting & Revision
Wills and Powers of Attorney.

About Our Founder:

Matthew Schachte, Esq., was born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. Matthew moved across the United States during the tenure of his father's military service. Matthew graduated in 2009 from Derry Area High School. Upon graduation, Matthew attended the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg and Seton Hill University.

Additionally, Matthew is also a graduate of Syracuse University College of Law, Maxwell School of Public Citizenship and Wharton School of Business. Matthew graduated with a Juris Doctorate, Masters Degree in Political Science, Advanced Studies certificate in Sustainable Business Practices, and an Estate Planning Professional Certificate. While residing within Westmoreland County, Matthew is able to give back to the community that helped raise him into the man he is today.

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Matthew Richard Schachte Esq.
2760 Leechburg Road
Lower Burrell, PA, 15068


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Posted by Timothy | February 15, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Top notch professional
Very professional and proficient at law. He was punctual and very attentive. He sought after the facts and represented me flawlessly. If I ever have any trouble with the law again I will definitely be seeking his services again.


  • Hourly Rates $ 175-200 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check


AVVO RATING 6.1 (Good)

Work Experience

  • Supervising Attorney
  • Schachte Law Group
  • 2020 - Present
  • Associate General Counsel
  • DeRiso DeRiso Suher & Jeffries
  • 2020 - 2020


  • Syracuse University College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2018
  • Maxwell School of Public Citizenship
  • MA - Masters
  • 2018
  • University of Pittsburgh, Greensburg
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2013


  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2020 - Present
  • Westmoreland County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2020 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2020 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Honors and Awards

  • Estate Planning Professional Certificate
  • Syracuse University College of Law
  • 2018


Attorney endorsements

Received (3)
Given (13)
Endorse Matthew
DUI and DWI Attorney | Oct 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"A fine gentleman and bright attorney. Matt is hardworking and diligent."
Estate planning Attorney | Nov 30
Relationship: Co-worker
"I had the pleasure of working with Matthew at a highly regarded Pittsburgh firm on criminal, family, and estate matters. Matthew has since opened his own firm. Matthew takes great care in dealing with clients and setting realistic expectations for them."
Criminal defense Attorney | Nov 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I highly recommend Matt, both for his thoroughness and professionalism."