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Nicholas S. Mattise, Esq.

Personal Injury Lawyer

Born: December 16, 1953, Jermyn, PA

Married with three children

Education

J.D., Boston College School of Law, Boston, MA, 1979
Phi Delta Phi, Moynihan Inn, Exchequer 1977-1979

B.A., History and Psychology - Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 1975
with Distinction

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

Pennsylvania, 1979
Massachusetts, 1979
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1979
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1988

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

National Board of Trial Advocacy
Member Since: 1995-present

National Trial Lawyers Association Top 100 Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers
Member Since: 2012-present

American Trial Lawyers Association (Now American Association for Justice)
Member Since: 1998-present

Pennsylvania Bar Association
Member Since: 1982-present

Member Civil Litigation Section
Member Since: 1998-present

Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association (Now Pennsylvania Association for Justice)
Member Since: 1984-present

Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Amicus Curiae Committee
Member Since: 1988-1989

Lackawanna County Bar Association
Member Since: 1979-present

Non-Professional Organizations

  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Northeastern Pennsylvania Council - Executive Board - 1991-present
  • Vice-President - 1998-present
  • Forest Lakes Council - Executive Board - 1983-1991

Certifications

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy - Certified Civil Trial Advocate - 1995-present

Career Highlights

  • Mattise & Kelly P.C., Scranton, PA - 1999-present
  • Munley, Mattise, Kelly & Cartwright, P.C., Scranton, PA - 1994-1999
  • Munley, Mattise & Kelly, P.C., Scranton, PA - 1989-1994
  • Robert W. Munley P.C. - 1980-1988
  • Honorable Michael J. Eagen, Chief Justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court - Law Clerk - 1979-1980

Reported Cases

  • Nicola v. Nicola, 673 A.2d 950 (Pa. Super. 1996) (Amicus Curiae on behalf of PaTLA)
  • Majdic v. Cincinnati Machine Co., 537 A. 2d 334 (Pa. Super. 1988)
  • Mecca v. Lukasik, 530 A. 2d 1334 (Pa. Super. 1987)
  • Talarico v. PP&L, 650 A.2d 1192 (Pa. Comwlth. 1994)
  • Miseo v. Ross Twp. Police Dept., 607 A.2d 806 (Pa. Comwlth. 1992)
  • Brandon v. Retreat State Hospital, 552 A.2d 756 (Pa. Comwlth. 1989)
  • Sacco v. City of Scranton, 540 A.2d 1370 (Pa. Comwlth. 1988)
  • Micciche v. Com. U.C. Bd. of Rev., 461 A.2d 914 (Pa. Comwlth. 1983)

Lectures / Seminars

  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association & Lackawanna Bar Association
  • Auto Insurance Issues in Personal Injury Cases - October, 1990
  • How to Win the Premises Liability Case (PaTLA written materials only) - 1992
  • Slip and Fall Cases - September, 1997
  • Recoverable Damages - November, 1997
  • Common Evidentiary Issues in Personal Injury Cases - January, 1997
  • Rules of Civil Procedure - January, 1998
  • Problems in Product Liability Cases - May, 1998
  • Civil Litigation Update October 2011
  • Litigation Skills (Depositions) - January, 1999
  • Lorman Education Services
  • Worker's Compensation in Pennsylvania - June, 1993; June, 1994