Timothy D. Belt

Timothy D. Belt

Managing Partner / Founding Attorney
Location:
Kingston, Pennsylvania
Phone:
(570) 714-3343
Fax:
(570) 714-3353
Email:

Attorney Timothy D. Belt is the son of Reverend James and Patricia Belt, and he has resided primarily in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area since 1985. Timothy graduated from Lackawanna Trail High School and is a 1996 summa cum laude graduate of the University of the Ozarks. Timothy graduated from Villanova University School of Law in 1999 and shortly thereafter began practicing law in the Wilkes-Barre area.

Timothy's practice focuses on workers' compensation, social security disability and unemployment compensation. Timothy is a frequent speaker in regard to workers' compensation issues to business and union organizations.

Timothy is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association, and Wyoming/Sullivan County Bar Association.

Timothy is now certified as a specialist in the practice of workers' compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Section on Workers' Compensation Law as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

Areas of Practice

  • 70% Workers' Compensation Law
  • 30% Social Security
  • Unemployment Compensation

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Workers' Compensation, Pennsylvania Bar Association Section on Workers' Compensation Law, 2013

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 2002

Education

  • Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 1999
  • University of the Ozarks, Clarksville, Arkansas
    • B.S. summa cum laude - 1996
    • Major: Mathematics

Classes/Seminars

  • Workers' Compensation Tips and Tactics From Both Sides of the Table, September 2009; August 2010
  • Workers' Compensation Law Update, December 2010
  • Workers' Compensation: The Settlement Process and Hearings, April 22, 2015
  • How to Cross-Examine Vocational Experts, July 16, 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Member
  • Luzerne County Bar Association, Member
  • Wyoming-Sullivan County Bar Association, Member
  • Wyoming County CARES, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Fendler & Associates, P.C., Associate Attorney, 2006 - 2011
  • Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin, Associate Attorney, 2005 - 2006
  • Laputka, Bayless, Ecker & Cohn, Associate Attorney, 2001 - 2005
  • M.R.S. Associates, Inc., Legal Collections Manager, 1999 - 2001
  • Delaware County Legal Assistance Association, Inc., Legal Intern, May 1998-December 1998

Languages

  • English