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A 2002 graduate from Greater Latrobe High School, Matt graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg in 2006, where he majored in Political Science. He then went on to Duquesne University School of Law where he earned his J.D., graduating magna cum laude in 2009. While at Duquesne, Matt was a member of the Duquesne Law Review staff from 2007 to 2009 and received the C.A.L.I. award for Sales and Leased Goods.
Upon graduation from Duquesne, Matt returned to Greensburg and joined his father Rich in the practice of law. Matt served as an assistant public defender in Westmoreland County from August, 2010, to December, 2013. He is admitted to practice before the courts of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Matt is a member of the Westmoreland County Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, and is a member of the board of directors for Laurel Legal Services, Inc., and the Union Cemetery of Greensburg.
When not practicing law, Matt enjoys spending time in the outdoors. He resides in Hempfield Township with his wife, Lindsey.
|Award name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|C.A.L.I. Award Sales and Leased Goods||Duquesne University School of Law||2009|
|Partner||Schimizzi Law, LLC||2016 - Present|
|Assistant Public Defender||Westmoreland County Public Defender's Office||2010 - 2013|
|Attorney||Schimizzi Law Associates||2009 - 2015|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Stoneybrook Foundation||Board Member||2019 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|Westmoreland County Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|Laurel Legal Services, Inc.||Treasurer||2013 - 2018|
|Laurel Legal Services, inc||Director||2013 - 2018|
|Duquesne University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2009|
|University of Pittsburgh, Greensburg||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2006|
|Terroristic Threats and Simple Assault||Jury found client not guilty of all charges|
|Suppression of Evidence||Judge ruled that the vehicle stop was unlawful and suppressed all of the evidence. Case was dismissed.|
|Attempted Homicide||Jury found client not guilty of all charges|
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