Our Legal Team

Timothy

Timothy D. Belt, Esquire
Managing Partner / Founding Attorney
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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. Read More

Elizabeth Burton

Elizabeth Burton
Associate Attorney
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Elizabeth "Beth" Burton began a career in advocacy prior to attending law school, as she worked as a social worker in Baltimore City's foster care system after graduating from Towson University in Maryland. She attended law school at Widener University Commonwealth Law School in her hometown of Harrisburg. While in school, she devoted her spare time with the VITA program and remained a volunteer until moving to Pike County to start a solo practice. Beth primarily represents clients in front of the Social Security Administration. She honors her social worker roots by giving back to her community, as she is the Pike County Wills for Heroes Coordinator and currently sits on the Board of Directors for NPLS.

Paula Heritage Paula Heritage
Office Manager
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Paula has been employed at The Belt Law Firm, PC since 2013 and works closely with the members of our legal team to ensure all of our clients' legal needs are met while also providing support throughout their case process. Paula is fluent in English and Spanish and as result, she is often found translating for our Spanish speaking clients. In fact, Paula's volunteering efforts has helped her to become familiar with multiple Spanish dialects and cultures allowing her to proficiently communicate with all individuals seeking help with their legal matters in Spanish. Paula has been an active member of our community for most of the last two decades and has been recognized for her support to same. She attended Wilkes University and The Pennsylvania State University majoring in Business Management and Marketing. Paula deeply enjoys performing arts and is a ballet instructor at a respected local dance studio, as well as an officer with a conservatory for the arts in Northeast Pennsylvania.

Amanda Pizano Amanda Pizano
Legal Secretary
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Amanda has been a member of our legal team since 2014. Amanda would be more than happy to assist you with properly routing your telephone call or scheduling an appointment for you with one of our attorneys. Her pleasant smile is a constant feature during day to day activities at the firm and her warm giggles and caring personality help our clients feel at ease throughout their case process.

Amanda grew up in Northeastern Pennsylvania and graduated from Dallas High School which allowed her to be in tune with the needs of our community . She is currently furthering her education in Business Law at the Luzerne County Community College. Amanda enjoys playing a vast array of sports and attending country music concerts in our area.

Amanda Pizano Sarah Jewell
Bookkeeper
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