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Timothy D. Belt

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Practice Areas

  • Workers' Compensation Law 95%
  • Unemployment Compensation 5%


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 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 also 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.


  • Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 1999
  • University of the Ozarks, Clarksville, Arkansas
    • B.S. - 1996
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • 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
  • How to Cross-Examine Vocational Experts, July 16, 2014
  • Workers' Compensation: The Settlement Process and Hearings, April 22, 2015
  • Workers’ Compensation from A to Z- Preparing Your Case & Calculating the Value of a Claim, April 16, 2019

Past Positions

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


  • English

Professional Associations

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

Certified Legal Specialties

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

Current Employment Position

  • Managing Partner / Founding Attorney

Bar Admissions

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