Compassionate counsel; passionate representation. Committed to serving citizens of NEPA in state and federal court. Cornell University, Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude. Syracuse University College of Law, Juris Doctor, magna cum laude.
Attorney Matthew L. Clemente, a native of Northeast Pennsylvania, grew up in Wayne County. He attended Honesdale High School and worked on a sheep farm during the summers. Matt earned his Bachelors of Arts from Cornell University, where he studied Philosophy and Government and graduated summa cum laude. He went on to attain his Juris Doctorate from Syracuse University College of Law, graduating magna cum laude. He was admitted to practice law by both the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. Matt is a member of the Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association and a founder of the NEPA Prison Advocates, a local prison rights organization.
Prior to entering private practice, Attorney Clemente served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Robert D. Mariani, District Judge for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. He is also employed as a part-time public defender, representing indigent clients in criminal matters in Luzerne County. Matt lives in Dunmore with his wife, Shaina, step-daughter, Adeline, and rescue cats, Hobbes and Leo.
39 South Main Street
Pittston PA 18640
* Nolo has confirmed that every member attorney has a valid license and is in good standing with the state agency that licenses lawyers. Any past disbarments and suspensions (with possible exceptions for minor violations or nonpayment of dues, in our discretion) will be indicated accordingly in the badge. Member attorneys are required to notify Nolo immediately if they become the subject of any disciplinary action by any state licensing agency.