Attorney Timothy D. Belt is the son of Reverend James Belt and Patricia Belt, and he has primarily resided in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area since 1985. Tim graduated from Lackawanna Trail High School and is a 1996 summa cum laude graduate of the University of the Ozarks . Tim graduated from the Villanova University School of Law in 1999 and shortly thereafter began practicing in the Wilkes-Barre Area.
Tim's practice is limited to the representation of injured workers, and Social Security Disability claimants.
Tim is one of only 149 lawyers certified as a specialist in the practice of workers' compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Section on Workers' Compensation Law as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
Tim is a member of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, the Workers' Compensation Sections of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, and the Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association. Tim is licensed to practice law before all Courts in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania , as well as the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.
Tim has been a frequent speaker at seminars on Workers' Compensation.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Editor's Choice Award||National Library of Poetry||1997|
|Outstanding Member Certificaiton of Appreciation||Alpha Chi||1996|
|Oliver Wendel Holmes, Jr. Award||University of the Ozarks||1996|
|Tutor of the Year||University of the Ozarks||1996|
|Outstanding Division of Science/Math Tutor||University of the Ozarks||1996|
|JLC Outstanding Division of Science and Math Tutor||University of the Ozarks||1995|
|Oliver Wendel Holmes, Jr. Award||University of the Ozarks||1995|
|George Sherlock Student Scholarship||University of the Ozarks||1994|
|Oliver Wendel Holmes, Jr. Award||University of the Ozarks||1993|
|Membership||The Society of Distinguished American High School Students||1988|
|Owner||The Belt Law Firm||2011 - Present|
|Attorney||Fendler & Associates, P.C.||2006 - 2011|
|Attorney||Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin||2005 - 2006|
|Attorney||Laputka, Bayless, Ecker & Cohn||2001 - 2005|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Wyoming County Bar Association||Member||2006 - Present|
|Wyoming County Cares||Member||2006 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||Member||2002 - Present|
|Luzerne County Bar Association||Member||2001 - Present|
|PAAJ||Member||2001 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association, Children's Rights Committee||Executive Committee Member||2012 - 2013|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association, Lawyers Assistance Committee||Executive Committee Member||2012 - 2013|
|Luzerne-Wyoming County Drug and Alcohol Executive Commission||Board Member||2010 - 2014|
|PBI||How to Cross-Examine Vocational Experts||2014|
|National Business Institute Seminar||Workers' Compensation Tips and Tactics from Both Sides of the Table||2010|
|Villanova University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1999|
|University of the Ozarks||Mathematics||BS - Bachelor of Science||1996|
|How to Cross-Examine Vocational Experts||How to Cross-Examine Vocational Experts||2014|
|Workers' Compensation Tips and Tactics from Both Sides of the Table||Workers' Compensation||2010|
|Workers' Compensation Law Update||Workers' Compensation||2010|
|Workers' Compensation Tips and Tactics from Both Sides of the Table||Workers' Compensation||2009|