Attorney Jason Matzus has over 25 years of experience handling complex personal injury cases, including medical malpractice, industrial and construction site injury cases, car accident and trucking accident cases, and fires and explosions. Attorney Matzus is proud to be a trial lawyer and has dedicated his entire career to advocating on behalf of injury victims and their families that are seriously injured or killed through no fault of their own. Throughout the course of his career, Attorney Matzus has recovered tens of millions of dollars for his clients. But, what matters most to him and his clients is that cases pursued by Attorney Matzus have resulted in safety improvements in medical care at local hospitals, worker safety at job sites, roadway safety for motorists, as well as other public safety improvements in other industries.
Raising the Bar in Legal Representation in Pittsburgh and Throughout Western Pennsylvania
At Baldwin Matzus, LLC, we believe that every client, regardless of their financial resources, deserves top-quality legal representation in the courtroom just the same as big corporations and insurance companies can afford. Attorney Matzus takes great pride in having developed a reputation for honesty, fairness, and providing exceptional representation to his clients.
Leadership in the Legal Field
Attorney Matzus serves on the Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board, a position he was appointed to by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. This Board oversees the administration of continuing legal education requirements for all lawyers in Pennsylvania. His peers and colleagues widely recognize him for his professionalism, skill, integrity, and knowledge. He is the past president of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, which is the largest organization for trial lawyers in Pennsylvania and one of the most prominent trial lawyer organizations in the country. He has also served as the president of the Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association. Attorney Matzus considers election by his peers to these leadership positions to be one of the highest professional compliments that a lawyer can achieve.
Award Winning Representation
Mr. Matzus is currently the treasurer of the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County and has served on the Board of Governors for the past 6 years. He has consistently been selected to Pennsylvania Super Lawyers®, named a Top 50 Lawyer in Pittsburgh, and a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the American Trial Lawyers Association. He is also an invited member of the prestigious Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County. These organizations and designations are reserved only for elite attorneys who are at the top of their respective fields and who demonstrate superior qualifications in leadership, reputation, and trial skill. Mr. Matzus also serves as an adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
Mr. Jason Matzus has a track record of distinguished success and more than two decades of substantial experience representing all types of personal injury claims. He has achieved significant recoveries for clients in cases ranging from medical malpractice to automobile accidents and tractor-trailer accidents, to construction site injuries or industrial site explosions and fires to dangerous and defective products.
He is a highly sought-after speaker who regularly lectures on topics in personal injury law, insurance law, trial presentation techniques, and trial strategies. Mr. Matzus has taught thousands of attorneys at continuing legal education seminars and has authored numerous articles in a variety of legal publications. He is also frequently asked by educational companies to contribute materials for continuing legal education seminars.
Mr. Matzus served as the founding chairperson of an annual charity that benefits the Pittsburgh Steelwheelers, a group of local wheelchair athletes who compete in sporting events. He has helped the group raise over $500,000 and is passionate about giving back to the community.
- Pennsylvania, 1995
- U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1995
- U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1995
- University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
J.D. cum laude – 1995
- Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
B.A. magna cum laude – 1990
Honors: 12th Overall in his Class
Honors: Economic & Psychology Honor Societies
- Adjunct Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Law
- Speaker, Personal Injury Law, Insurance Law, Trial Presentation Techniques, and Trial Strategy and Tactics, Pennsylvania
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Pennsylvania Association for Justice, President 2015-2016
- Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Past President
- Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County, Member
- Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America
- American Association of Justice
- Pennsylvania Bar Association
- Allegheny County Bar Association