Matthew J. Allen earned his B.A. in History and Political Science from Ohio Northern University, where he graduated with High Distinction, received the Meritorious Service Award, and served as the Chair of the Dean’s Student Advisory Board for the College of Arts and Sciences. He was also a T.A. in the Department of History and Political Science. He earned his J.D. from the School of Law at University of Pittsburgh, where he was a recipient of the Dean’s Scholarship and the Alfa V. Papa Memorial Scholarship. During law school, he also served as a legal writing teaching assistant.
Mr. Allen began his legal career representing school districts and municipalities at several law firms in Butler and Allegheny counties in the areas of municipal, business, and employment law, as well as real estate. Mr. Allen is admitted to practice before the state court in Pennsylvania and the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, and has represented numerous clients in the courtroom litigating both state and federal cases. Additionally, Mr. Allen was recognized and selected to the 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list.
- University of Pittsburgh School of Law (2013)
- Ohio Northern University (B.A. 2010)
- Allegheny County Bar Association
- Young Lawyers Division
- Pennsylvania Bar Association
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