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Matthew J. Parini

Matthew J. Parini

Let me help you get the just compensation you deserve.
  • Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation
  • Pennsylvania
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Rating: 10 Justia Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Matt is devoted to the law and his clients. He passionately represents each and every client, no matter how big or small the case. He gives every client his cellphone number and personally responds to every call or text.
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Summary

I represent individuals and families in Erie, Crawford and Warren counties in Pennsylvania. I focused on civil litigation helping victims navigate the legal process.

I have over 20 years-experience handling personal injury cases. I have personally been lead trial counsel in over 50 personal injury trials. I have been selected as a Top 10 Attorney for Client Satisfaction by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys awarded to attorneys demonstrating exceptional and outstanding client service. I have been selected by Super Lawyers on several occasions and have been rated as “excellent” by Avvo a lawyer rating service.

BOARD APPOINTMENTS
In addition, I have served on the Board of Directors of the Erie County Bar Association, Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice and the American Association for Justice. The Pennsylvania and American Associations for Justice are organizations dedicated to preserving the rights of those affected by accidental and workplace injuries. I have served as vice-chair of the Erie County Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Practice Section in 2018 and will serve as chair in 2019.

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS AND FACULTY APPOINTMENTS
I have been a guest lecturer on presentations as part of the American Inns of Court. I have been an adjunct professor of law at American University, Washington College of Law. I have lectured on topics ranging from auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, workers’ compensation accidents, tractor trailer accidents and other personal injuries.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Workers' Compensation
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Maryland
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Pennsylvania
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney
Melaragno, Placidi & Parini
Current
Education
American University Washington College of Law
J.D. (1997)
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Siena College
B.A. (1994)
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Awards
Ten Best - Exceptional and Outstanding Client Service
American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Also 2005 and 2006
Professional Associations
Erie County Bar Association
Member
- Current
State Bar of Pennsylvania # 92251
Member
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Trial Tips for Young Lawyers
Pennsylvania Bar Association YLD At Issue
Speaking Engagements
Adjunct Professor, American University, Washington College of law
Professor in legal research, writing and appellate skills
Adjunct Professor, American University, Washington College of law
Professor in legal research, writing and appellate skills
American Inns of Court, Judicial Elections
Websites & Blogs
Website
Social Media
Contact & Map
Melaragno, Placidi & Parini
502 West Seventh Street
Erie, PA 16502
USA
Telephone: (814) 459-5557
Fax: (814) 459-6778