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Wilkes-Barre, PA Attorneys


Matthew Kelly Associates was founded by Matthew Kelly, a northeastern Pennsylvania native. His 25-year history in the legal field, first as a probation officer and then as an attorney, allows him to provide unparalleled representation of the clients that he serves. Attorney Kelly’s devotion to integrity and fairness allow him and his team to not only provide exceptional legal representation, but serve as an ally to any potential client in Kingston, Wilkes-Barre, and Scranton, PA.

With specialization in the areas of divorce, criminal law, Workers’ Compensation, Social Security, and estate planning, we will combine our expertise to successfully and compassionately represent you in the most unique of circumstances. As such, we ensure that as a client, you always communicate directly with your attorney, and your case won’t be handed off to a paralegal or support personnel.

This Wilkes-Barre Attorney Specializes On These Services


Proceeding with a divorce can be difficult. Between the emotional and financial considerations, the legal implications can make it overwhelming. Given this, it is important to have a local attorney on your side who is not only knowledgeable in divorce law in Kingston, Wilkes-Barre, or Scranton, but will also have your best interests at heart. With years of experience, at Matthew Kelly Associates we will use our knowledge to be an ally in the face of difficult circumstances. 

While it may be challenging to know where to start when filing for divorce, or responding to a divorce petition, calling Matthew Kelly Associates for a free consultation can help navigate a potentially trying situation.

Divorce Law

Criminal Law


In an environment where it can seem like it is guilty until proven innocent, it is important to have the legal support that you need to protect your future. Expert legal guidance when facing criminal charges is highly necessary given the intricacies of criminal law. From guidance on whether to take a plea deal, to developing an all-out defense against any charges, consulting with an experienced and knowledgeable attorney can have an immeasurable impact on your case and on your future. 

With knowledge of Kingston, Wilkes-Barre, and Scranton, PA, Matthew Kelly Associates can assist with various matters, no matter how small they may seem. The piece of mind of knowing that your case is in the hands of a local attorney that will provide exemplary legal help is more than worth the time it takes to call for a free and confidential consultation.

Criminal Law

Workers’ Compensation


Given the unexpected nature of a work injury, it can be seemingly impossible to navigate the requirements to file a Workers’ Compensation claim. During a time of uncertainty and frustration, it is important to have a local attorney, with expertise and compassion, who can help guide you through this process. While there may be multiple options for a law firm in Wilkes-Barre, Kingston, and Scranton, it is essential to choose one that has your best interests in mind, and can couple that with unparalleled experience. 

At Matthew Kelly Associates, we go to bat for you, ensuring that you have a knowledgeable ally when filing your claim. Given that employers may do all that is in their power to reduce their payouts for Workers’ Compensation benefits, having an attorney that will listen to your needs and has a thorough knowledge of the law is essential. We will ensure that you will receive all of your rightful benefits without adding to the burden and stress of the aftermath of a work-related injury. 

If you’re wondering what to do after an employment related injury, don’t hesitate to call Matthew Kelly Associates for a free consultation.



Social Security

Social Security


Given the intricacies of filing for Social Security Disability (SSD) and Social Security Income (SSI), it is understandable to feel overwhelmed. In fact, small and seemingly inconsequential errors can cause difficulty and outright denials of applications. Considering this, it is important to have an attorney on your side that has experience and compassion to guide you through what can be a convoluted process. Matthew Kelly Associates has the knowledge to help you appeal the decision and get the support that you need. With there being a time sensitive nature to the appeal process, as the appeal must be submitted within 60 days of the denial date, having a Wilkes-Barre attorney who can work with you and your unique case is essential.

Considering the stakes and the hurdles in the process of applying or appealing for SSD or SSI benefits, calling Matthew Kelly Associates for a free consultation will be a welcome decision. 

Wills & Estates

Estate Planning


While it can be difficult to plan for the loss of a loved one or your own end of life issues, it is essential to help reduce the burden of estate administration. In addition, given the difficulty of the loss of a loved one, it is difficult to tend to legal matters that can be overwhelming and confusing. With thorough knowledge of the laws and regulations surrounding estate planning in Kingston, WiIkes-Barre, and Scranton, the attorneys at Matthew Kelly Associates will help guide you through a complicated process.

Managing assets, addressing discrepancies, locating and contacting beneficiaries, paying debts, and working out financial consideration are just some of the services that Matthew Kelly Associates can provide. We can also help you to fulfill the wishes of your loved one. Call us today for a free consultation and allow our knowledge and compassion to help lighten your burden.


Whatever your legal circumstances, the Law Offices of Matthew Kelly Associates cares about the outcome. Give us a call or contact us online to schedule a free consultation with an experienced Pennsylvania lawyer.

Advisor, Advocate and Ally


When things go wrong, sometimes the first step is finding a lawyer who will take the time to listen to your story.

Even as a small child, an innate sense of fairness and justice was a driving force in moving him forward, personally and professionally. Admired for his staunch integrity and unyielding tenacity, Attorney Kelly is both a formidable ally and a supportive advocate.

Law Office Location



Park Office Building

400 3rd Ave, Kingston, PA 18704

Suite 205


(Office) 570-405-8710

(Fax) 570-714-2398

Law Services
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