MATTHEW J. BILKER
Matthew is an associate in the litigation department of Eckell Sparks in Media, PA., where he focuses on personal injury litigation, general civil litigation and municipal law. Matthew joined Eckell Sparks in September of 2013 after finishing a judicial clerkship with the Honorable John P. Capuzzi, Sr., in the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas. In 2015, he was appointed as the Editor of the Delaware County Legal Journal. He is a Past President of the Young Lawyers’ Section of the Delaware County Bar Association and is currently serving a two-year term on the Delaware County Bar Association’s Board of Directors.
Matthew currently serves as an Assistant County Solicitor in Delaware County’s Office of the Solicitor. Previously, he acted as Solicitor for the Marple Township Zoning Hearing Board.
Matthew is a member of both the Pennsylvania and New Jersey Bars. He has conducted CLEs and seminars on behalf of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and the Delaware County Bar Association.
In 2014, Matthew was appointed to serve on the Board of School Directors for the Marple Newtown School District. He was elected to a four-year term in November of 2015. He currently serves as Vice President of the Board and the Chairman of the Human Resources and Policy Committee.
Matthew received his J.D. from the Widener University School of Law, graduating magna cum laude. While at Widener, he served as the Business Editor on Editorial Board of the Widener Law Review and was an active member of the Moe Levine Honor Society for Trial Advocacy. While in law school, Matthew was a certified legal intern with the Office of the District Attorney in Delaware County, where he was able to polish his trial skills in various district courts during preliminary hearings. Matthew completed his undergraduate studied at the Pennsylvania State University, where he majored in Political Science and Journalism.
Matthew lives in Marple Township with his wife, Kelly, and their children, Luke and Emilia.