Associate Attorney


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.

Areas of practice:

Practice limited to consumer and business debtor bankruptcy law, 2016 to present.


2005 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications

2008 Widener University School of Law, Juris Doctorate

Bar admissions:

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

2019, District Courts for the Western 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

Attorney Professional Association or Honor:

Treasurer, Young Lawyer's Division, Monroe County (Pa.) Bar Association, 2011-2013 National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys