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Matthew D. Dempsey

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116 N Washington Ave
Scranton, Pennsylvania 18503

Bar Register Preminent Lawyers 2020Attorney Matthew D. Dempsey is named to Best Lawyers in America under the category of Personal Injury Law and has dedicated his practice to helping those who have been injured or killed due to the negligence of others.

Matthew D. Dempsey joined the firm co-founded by his father in 1981. Attorney Dempsey is a graduate of The University of Scranton. He earned his law degree at The University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

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Attorney Matthew Dempsey concentrates his practice in the areas of Automobile Injuries, Worker's Compensation and School Law. He has lectured and written articles for various groups and organizations in Pennsylvania.


In addition to being named to Best Lawyers in America, Attorney Matthew Dempsey is Board Certified in Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA), a designation held by less than 4% of all practicing lawyers. The NBTA also named him a Certified Civil Pretrial Advocate in 2012, the inaugural year for that national designation. Matthew Dempsey is rated "AV" by Martindale-Hubbell a national organization that ranks attorneys across the United States. This is the highest rating provided by the organization. In addition, he is listed in Philadelphia Magazine as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer® * Super Lawyers are among the top five percent of attorneys in the state as chosen by their peers.

Presently, Matthew Dempsey is the Solicitor for the Dunmore School District; Goodwill Industries of N.E. Pennsylvania and Elmhurst Country Club.

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