Matthew R. Schimizzi

Matthew R. Schimizzi

Greensburg, Pennsylvania

A 2002 graduate from Greater Latrobe High School, Matt graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg in 2006, where he majored in Political Science. He then went on to Duquesne University School of Law where he earned his J.D., graduating magna cum laude in 2009.   While at Duquesne, Matt was a member of the Duquesne Law Review staff from 2007 to 2009 and received the C.A.L. I. award for Sales and Leased Goods.

Upon graduation from Duquesne, Matt returned to Greensburg and joined his father Rich in the practice of law. Matt is also an assistant public defender for Westmoreland County. He is admitted to practice before the courts of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Matt is a member of the Westmoreland County Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association the Ned J. Nakles American Inns of Court.

When not practicing law, Matt enjoys golfing, water skiing, hunting, fishing, and any other outdoor activity. He resides in Hempfield Township with his wife, Lindsey.

Areas of Practice

  • Bankruptcy
  • Criminal Defense/DUI
  • Family Law

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 2010


  • Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. magna cum laude - 2009
    • Law Review: Duquesne Law Review, Staff Member, 2007 - 2009
  • University of Pittsburgh of Greensburg, Greensburg, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. summa cum laude - 2006
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Westmoreland County Bar Association, Member
  • Ned J. Nakles American Inns of Court, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member