Areas of practice:
Practice limited to consumer and business debtor bankruptcy law, 2016 to present.
Licensed to practice in NC.
Licensed to practice in NJ.
Licensed to practice in PA.
2005, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications
2008, Widener University School of Law, Juris Doctorate
2008, State of New Jersey
2008, US District Court – District of New Jersey
2010, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
2010, US District Court – Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania
2017, North Carolina State Bar
2017, US District Court - Eastern and Middle Districts of North Carolina
Judicial Law Clerk, the Honorable Linda Wallach Miller, Monroe County (Pa.) Court of Common Pleas, 2008-2009
Associate Attorney, Amori & Associates, LLC, Stroudsburg, Pa., 2010-2014
Associate Attorney, Young Marr & Associates, LLC, Bensalem, Pa, 2014-2016
Associate Attorney, Law Offices of John T. Orcutt, P.C., Raleigh, Nc., 2016-Present
Matthew A. Schmidt, Esq., graduated from Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware, where he received his Juris Doctorate in May 2008. In his time at Widener, Matthew participated in the Pennsylvania Civil Law Clinic, Bankruptcy Section. As a Certified Legal Intern, Matthew represented clients of limited means in Bankruptcy matters. Prior to joining the Law Office of John T. Orcutt, Matthew served as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Linda Wallach Miller of the Monroe County Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, and later as an associate with the Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania law firm of Amori & Associates, LLC (previously Amori & Riegel, LLC). He also served as Treasurer of the Monroe County Pennsylvania Bar Association Young Lawyers Division in 2011. After leaving Amori & Associates, Attorney Schmidt worked at the Bensalem, Pennsylvania firm of Young Marr & Associates, LLC (previously Young Klein & Assoicates, LLC), in Bensalem, Pennsylvania, as well. Matthew received his Bachelors of Arts in Communications from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Attorney Schmidt is currently a member of the Pennsylvania and New Jersey bars. He focuses his daily practice entirely on Consumer Bankruptcy, and in the past has also practiced Criminal, DWI/Traffic and Social Security Disability matters.
Attorney Professional Association or Honor:
Treasurer, Young Lawyer's Division, Monroe County (Pa.) Bar Association, 2011-2013
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys