In 2014, Matthew was appointed to serve on the Board of School Directors for the Marple Newtown School District. He was elected to a four-year term in November of 2015. He currently serves as Vice President of the Board and the Chairman of the Human Resources and Policy Committee.
Matthew is an associate in the litigation department of Eckell Sparks in Media, PA., where he focuses on personal injury litigation, general civil litigation and municipal law. Matthew joined Eckell Sparks in September of 2013 after finishing a judicial clerkship with the Honorable John P. Capuzzi, Sr., in the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas. In 2015, he was appointed as the Editor of the Delaware County Legal Journal. He is currently on the Board of Directors for the Delaware County Bar Association.
Matthew currently serves as an Assistant County Solicitor in Delaware County’s Office of the Solicitor. Previously, he acted as Solicitor for the Marple Township Zoning Hearing Board.
Matthew is a member of both the Pennsylvania and New Jersey Bars. He has conducted CLEs and seminars on behalf of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and the Delaware County Bar Association.
Matthew received his J.D. from the Widener University School of Law, graduating magna cum laude. Matthew completed his undergraduate studied at the Pennsylvania State University, where he majored in Political Science and Journalism.
In his spare time, Matt enjoys attending Marple Newtown athletic events with his wife, Kelly, and their children, Luke and Emilia, who are at the heart of why Matt wanted to be a school board member. Matt wanted to ensure that the schools within the Marple Newtown School District are operating in the most effective way possible.