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Matthew M. Golitko

BIOGRAPHY

Mr. Matthew Golitko has dedicated his legal career to representing injured and paralyzed workers in many different types of work injury cases with a strong focus on workers’ compensation. He has handled several serious workers’ compensation claims involving catastrophic injuries dealing with death, quadriplegia, paraplegia and serious amputations. He has successfully set the precedent in Indiana for resolving complex workers’ compensation cases involving paralysis or death.

EDUCATION

  • Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
    • JD – May, 2000

  • Lafayette College, Easton
    • B.A. – May, 1997
    • Major: Economics and Business
    • Minor: Music

BAR ADMISSION

  • Indiana, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, Workers Compensation Section, Chairman
  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Member
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, Sustaining Member
  • American Association for Justice, The National Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group
  • American Association for Justice, Worker’s Compensation and Workplace Injury Sections
  • Indiana State Bar Association, Member
  • Howard County Bar Association, Member and Past President
  • Miami County Bar Association, Member

HONORS

  • Board of Directors, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, 2010 – 2021
  • Chairman, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, Workers Compensation Section, May 1, 2010 – Present
  • Multiple Million-Dollar Awards, Indiana Workers’ Compensation Board
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2011 – 2014
  • Super Lawyers, Super Lawyer, 2015 – 2019

CLASSES & SEMINARS

  • Rules to Live by when you have a Personal Injury Case that Involves Worker’s Compensation Claim AKA: The 3rd Party Case!, INDIANA TRIAL LAWYERS ASSOCIATION, 2007 – Present
  • “Missing Inaction? Expensive Mistakes in Handling Catastrophic Workers Compensation Cases.” Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, 2011 – Present
  • Quadriplegia and Workers Compensation – “Paralyzed by your Workers Compensation Case?” Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, 2012 – Present
  • Quadriplegics (Paralyzed Workers) and Indiana Workers Compensation Part 1 and 2. Indiana Trial Lawyers The Verdict, 2013 – 2014
  • Quadriplegics (Paralyzed Workers) and Indiana Workers Compensation Part 2 and 2. Indiana Trial Lawyers The Verdict, 2014 – Present

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Personal Injury
  • Paralyzed Workers
  • Wrongful Death Claims
  • Workers’ Compensation