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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.


Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 80%
  2. Social Security: 20%



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Payment types:

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Contact info

The Belt Law Firm, PC

100 West Union Street
Kingston, PA, 18704

The Belt Law Firm

100 West Union Street
Kingston, PA, 18704

by appointment
Tunkhannock, PA



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Editor's Choice AwardNational Library of Poetry1997
Outstanding Member Certificaiton of AppreciationAlpha Chi1996
Oliver Wendel Holmes, Jr. AwardUniversity of the Ozarks1996
Tutor of the YearUniversity of the Ozarks1996
Outstanding Division of Science/Math TutorUniversity of the Ozarks1996
JLC Outstanding Division of Science and Math TutorUniversity of the Ozarks1995
Oliver Wendel Holmes, Jr. AwardUniversity of the Ozarks1995
MembershipAlpha Chi1995
George Sherlock Student ScholarshipUniversity of the Ozarks1994
Oliver Wendel Holmes, Jr. AwardUniversity of the Ozarks1993
MembershipThe Society of Distinguished American High School Students1988
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerThe Belt Law Firm2011 - Present
AttorneyFendler & Associates, P.C.2006 - 2011
AttorneyMarshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin2005 - 2006
AttorneyLaputka, Bayless, Ecker & Cohn2001 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Wyoming County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Wyoming County CaresMember2006 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
Luzerne County Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
PAAJMember2001 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Children's Rights CommitteeExecutive Committee Member2012 - 2013
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Lawyers Assistance CommitteeExecutive Committee Member2012 - 2013
Luzerne-Wyoming County Drug and Alcohol Executive CommissionBoard Member2010 - 2014
Publication nameTitleDate
PBIHow to Cross-Examine Vocational Experts2014
National Business Institute SeminarWorkers' Compensation Tips and Tactics from Both Sides of the Table2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Villanova University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
University of the OzarksMathematicsBS - Bachelor of Science1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
How to Cross-Examine Vocational ExpertsHow to Cross-Examine Vocational Experts2014
Workers' Compensation Tips and Tactics from Both Sides of the TableWorkers' Compensation2010
Workers' Compensation Law UpdateWorkers' Compensation2010
Workers' Compensation Tips and Tactics from Both Sides of the TableWorkers' Compensation2009