Attorney Kessler was born in Bloomsburg, PA and was subsequently raised in the small town of Millville, PA in North Central Pennsylvania. Following high school, Attorney Kessler attended The Pennsylvania State University where he graduated in 1995. Following his undergraduate studies, Attorney Kessler attended Widener University School of Law where he earned his J.D. in December of 1997. Thereafter, Attorney Kessler took the Pennsylvania Bar Exam and was admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in May of 1998.

Since graduating from law school, Attorney Kessler has been actively practicing law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania representing clients with regard to a wide variety of issues. More specifically, prior to forming the Law Offices of Matthew R. Kessler, L.L.C., Attorney Kessler worked for the law firm of O'Brien & Ryan, L.L.P., located in Plymouth Meeting, PA, as lead trial counsel in medical malpractice cases venued in Southeastern and Central Pennsylvania. Attorney Kessler successfully represented numerous Philadelphia hospitals, physician practice groups, nursing homes and doctors in medical malpractice actions. In fact, Attorney Kessler was one of four attorneys from O'Brien & Ryan, L.L.P. to be featured in an article published in the Legal Intelligencer (the prominent legal journal for the Philadelphia area) for obtaining a favorable verdict for an emergency medicine physician who practiced at Roxborough Memorial Medical Center.


Over the years Attorney Kessler has been involved in many local community and civic activities. Attorney Kessler continues to believe that it is important for local business leaders to give back to their community when possible. Some of the groups and activities that Attorney Kessler is currently involved with or has participated in recently include the following:

Eastern Berks Business Alliance (Past President)

Devlin Fund for Cancer Research (Board Member)

Hope United Methodist Church
(Board of Trustees)

Amity Township Lions Club
(Past Board Member)

Amity Township Athletic Club
(Soccer Coach)

Daniel Boone High School Boys and Girls Basketball
(Sponsor of half-time Hot Shot Contest)

Daniel Boone Youth Baseball
(Past Sponsor)

Exeter High School Sports
(Past Sponsor)

Daniel Boone High School Year Book (Past Sponsor)

Should you be involved with a local community or civic group and would like to discuss Attorney Kessler's potential involvement, please feel free to contact us at (610) 385-1090.