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Matthew B. Taladay

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Biography

Attorney Matthew Taladay has over 30 years of experience, primarily focused in the area of trial advocacy. Matt has tried well over 100 civil jury trials to verdict with an exemplary success record. Matt has represented hundreds of parties in diverse civil cases, including serious personal injury, wrongful death, product liability, breach of contract, breach of warranty and premises liability. Since 2006, Matt has been recognized as board certified by the National Board of Civil Trial Advocacy.

Matt's practice also includes providing representation and advice to business clients ranging from small family-owned businesses to multi-million dollar corporations. His services range from business formation and capitalization, acquisition, real estate transactions, succession planning, shareholder disputes and business valuation and sale.

Matt also oversees the firm's real estate practice where he assists buyers and sellers of property ranging from residential to complex commercial transactions. He is an authorized title insurance agent for Penn Attorneys.

As an adjunct to his law practice, Matt has recently branched out into the areas of mediation and alternate dispute resolution. He has successfully completed the mediation training course sponsored by the Federal District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania and is approved by this Court to serve as a mediator, arbitration and early neutral evaluator. Matt's vast experience in representing both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of legal matters, provides him with a unique perspective and qualification to assist parties in the resolution of disputes.

Matt is a graduate of Clarion University of Pennsylvania and received his juris doctorate degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 1987. Matt is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the Federal District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania and has been admitted pro hac vice to the Federal District Court for the Southern District of Illinois. Matt is currently serving as President of the Jefferson County Bar Association

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1987
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, pro hac vice

Education

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • 1987
  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Current Employment Position

  • Partner