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Matthew J. Parini

Matthew J. Parini

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  • Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation
  • Pennsylvania
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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.

Education
American University Washington College of Law
J.D. (1997)
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Siena College
B.A. (1994)
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Professional Experience
Attorney
Melaragno, Placidi & Parini
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
Awards
Ten Best - Exceptional and Outstanding Client Service
American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Also 2005 and 2006
Zone Award
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Pro Bono Lawyers of the Year
Fairfax Bar Association
Pennsylvania Super Lawyer
SuperLawyers
2207, 2008, 2009
Professional Associations
American Bar Association
Member
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Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Member
Current
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Erie County Bar Association
Chair
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Bar Association of Erie County
Vice Chair Workers' Compensation Section
- Current
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Erie County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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State Bar of Pennsylvania  # 92251
Member
- Current
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Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
Co-Chair New Lawyers
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Pennsylvania Bar Association
Chairman
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Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
Board of Governors
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Maryland
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Pennsylvania
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Workers' Compensation
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Melaragno, Placidi & Parini
502 West Seventh Street
Erie, PA 16502
Telephone: (814) 459-5557
Fax: (814) 459-6778