Attorney Matthew Lazarus

Attorney Matthew Lazarus Has Dedicated His Legal Career To Debtor Relief Services.

Attorney Lazarus oversaw all operations of one of the largest bankruptcy filing law firms in Eastern Pennsylvania and routinely litigated contested matters and adversary proceedings in Federal Bankruptcy Court on behalf of his many clients.

After a professional career spanning over 11 years with two top filing firms of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Mr. Lazarus returned to his native Lancaster County with the goal of continuing to represent financially stressed individuals and families. Initially, Matt worked as the Program Coordinator and Civil Staff Attorney at the Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas in order to create and run Lancaster County’s Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Diversion Program. This new program was created to assist Lancaster County residents avoid the loss of their homes through foreclosure and sheriff sale. Additionally, Attorney Lazarus helped launch the Credit Card Diversion Program through the Lancaster County Courthouse. There, he used his knowledge and experience to assist Lancaster County residents address their credit card debt through Court sponsored mediation. Once these Programs were up and running, Matt returned to his first passion, helping guide individuals and families through financially stressed situations.

During his career, Attorney Lazarus has served clients from all walks of life…small and large business owners, independent contractors, doctors, nurses, lawyers, postal workers, artists, self-employed individuals, public servants, machinists, farmers, clergy members, and the list goes on. He understands how quickly people … all kinds of people … can find themselves overwhelmed by debt and unable to see a way out. If this could be you, take a positive step and contact Matt Lazarus to help you find a solution to your financial problems.

Educational & Personal Background

Attorney Lazarus received his Juris Doctor from Roger Williams University Law School in Bristol, RI, where he was the recipient of the Public Service Recognition Award and certified in group mediation and alternative dispute resolution. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science/Business from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, where he graduated Cum Laude and was accepted into the Business Leadership Program. While obtaining his education, Lazarus worked at the Office of Attorney General in Philadelphia as a Litigation Intern in the Bureau of Consumer Protection, as a research associate for the Economic Development Company of Lancaster County, and was honored to serve as a Legislative Intern for the esteemed PA State Senator Noah W. Wenger, who then was the Majority Caucus Chair. Mr. Lazarus lives in his hometown of Lancaster, PA, along with his wife of 11 years and their 3-year old son. Matt is an avid cyclist and fitness enthusiast who enjoys all kinds of outdoors activities, particularly hiking, skiing, and sightseeing.

Professional Background

Attorney Lazarus is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania. He is admitted to the Supreme Court of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the United States District Court for the Eastern District & Middle District of Pennsylvania, and is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Lancaster County Bar Association, and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Conference. Mr. Lazarus has represented clients in the following PA counties: Bucks, Berks, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton, and Philadelphia.

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