Matthew R. Schimizzi

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Greensburg, PA

Schimizzi Law, LLC
 | Keystone Commons, 35 W. Pittsburgh St.
Greensburg, PA 15601
Phone: 724-838-9722
Fax: 724-837-7868
Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (40%),
  • Bankruptcy: Consumer (30%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

As a partner and attorney at Schimizzi Law, LLC, Matthew R. Schimizzi serves clients in Greensburg, Westmoreland County and throughout southwestern Pennsylvania. He represents clients on a variety of criminal defense, DUI defense and bankruptcy needs as well as real estate cases, motor vehicle accidents, and estate planning and probate administration.

A southwestern Pennsylvania native, Mr. Schimizzi graduated from Greater Latrobe High School. He received his bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg in 2006, graduating summa cum laude. He then earned his Juris Doctor from Duquesne University School of Law in 2009, graduating magna cum laude. While in law school, he was a member of the Duquesne Law Review staff from 2007 to 2009. He also received the CALI award for Sales and Leased Goods.

Upon graduating law school, Mr. Schimizzi immediately began focusing on a career in criminal defense. He was admitted to practice law in the state of Pennsylvania in 2009, and in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania in 2010. He became an assistant public defender in the Westmoreland County Public Defender's Office in 2010, working there until 2013 when he became a partner at Schimizzi Law, LLC.

Mr. Schimizzi is a member of the Westmoreland Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association. He has also been a board member of Laurel Legal Services, Inc. since 2012, served as treasurer from 2012 to 2016, and served as board chairman in 2017. He is also a board member and the chairman of Union Cemetery of Greensburg.

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Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (40%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Murder, Parole, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft

Bankruptcy (30%): Bankruptcy Law

Estate Planning & Probate (20%): Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Wills

Personal Injury - General (10%)

Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Murder, Parole, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Bankruptcy Law, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Wills

Selections

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Rising Stars: 2017 - 2018

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About Matthew Schimizzi

Admitted: 2009, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: https://www.schimizzilaw.com/Attorneys/Matthew-R-Schimizzi.s...

Honors/Awards:

  • C.A.L.I. award for Sales and Leased Goods, Duquesne University School of Law
  • Super Lawyer - Rising Star, 2017 - Present
  • Duquesne Law Review, Staff Member, Duquesne University School of Law, 2007 - 2009

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member, 2009 - Present
  • Westmoreland County Bar Association, Member, 2009 - Present
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 2010  
  • Pennsylvania, 2009

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Laurel Legal Services, Inc., Board President, 2017 - Present  
  • Union Cemetery of Greensburg, Board Member, Chairman, 2017 - Present
  • Laurel Legal Services, Inc., Board Chairman, 2012 - Present
  • Laurel Legal Services, Inc., Treasurer, 2012 – 2016
  • Laurel Legal Services, Inc., Board Member, 2012 – present

Educational Background:

  • The University of Pittsburgh of Greensburg, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, B.A., Major: Political Science, summa cum laude, 2006
Office Location for Matthew R. Schimizzi

Keystone Commons
35 W. Pittsburgh St.
Greensburg, PA 15601

Phone: 724-838-9722

Fax: 724-837-7868

 

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Last Updated: 12/5/2017

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