Meet Matthew T. Hovey
Matt Hovey, a resident of the Borough of Pottstown, is an alumnus of Moravian College and Villanova University School of Law.
While at Villanova’s School of Law, Matt earned his way onto the prestigious Law Review. The Law Review later published his article which predicted how the United States Supreme Court would resolve a case focused on a law which criminalized identity theft by undocumented immigrants. He also interned during school with Federal District Judge James M. Munley of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, as well as the Litigation, Civil Rights, and Governmental Department for the legal department for the School District of Philadelphia.
Matt’s law practice focuses primarily on municipal law and civil litigation. Matt provides legal support to municipal clients located throughout Montgomery County and Chester County, and enjoys several of his own municipal appointments. His municipal practice allows him to deal with legal matters related to constitutional issues, law enforcement, zoning and land development, and taxation. As a solicitor, he is also experienced in drafting and interpreting laws, and serving as an administrative judge for zoning hearings.
Matt enjoys complex and intellectual subject matters. He is an avid reader and enjoys writing. He published numerous legal articles during his career, including timely articles related to constitutional issues associated with both the First Amendment and Second Amendment.
Matt is currently the President of the Board of Directors for the nonprofit Boyertown Area Multi Service, Incorporated which provides Meals on Wheels throughout Montgomery County and Berks County. Multi Service operates the Center at Spring Street which offers programming for seniors and youth, as well as runs countless programs for those in need within its service area including case management, tax preparation, emergency financial assistance, speech therapy, and assistance with applying for subsidies such as heating assistance. He also serves on the Board of Director for the Foundation for Pottstown Parks and Recreation, which is a nonprofit which fosters programming within the Pottstown area and raises money to enhance Pottstown’s park system.