Matthew F. Fox

Meet Matthew F. Fox, Philadelphia Family Law Attorney

Matthew F. Fox brings 20 years of legal experience to Petrelli Previtera Schimmel, LLC. He represents clients in all areas of family law including divorce and spousal support, equitable distribution of assets, custody and child support, and more. His education and previous work experience give him an edge in each of his cases.

After receiving his undergraduate degree from The Pennsylvania State University, Mr. Fox earned his Juris Doctor from Widener University School of Law. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Fox worked as a Hearing Officer with the Domestic Relations Section of the Court of Common Pleas of Montgomery County, PA. In that role, he gained valuable insight into family law and became well acquainted with the Pennsylvania court and judges.

Before forming his own private practice at The Law Office of Matthew F. Fox, P.C., Matthew was a partner at a prominent Pennsylvania law firm. He then joined Petrelli Previtera Schimmel, LLC in 2018.

Matthew’s peers continue to recognize him for his outstanding legal work. Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® selected Matthew to its Rising Stars list from 2005 to 2008. Rising Stars is an honor given to attorneys younger than 40 or who have been in practice for 10 years or less.

Matthew is an active member of both the legal and civic communities. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Montgomery Bar Association (MBA). He has served on a variety of committees for the MBA, including the Child Advocacy Committee and General Practice Committee. Matthew serves as Co-Chair of the Equitable Distribution and Support Sub-Committees through the Montgomery County Family Law Association. He has been a mentor in the school-based mentoring program administered by the Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Montgomery County. He is also a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians Notre Dame Division, the St. Pius X Council of the Knights of Columbus, and the Souderton-Harleysville Fish, Game and Forestry Association.

Mr. Fox enjoys coaching and playing ice hockey. He is an avid outdoorsman who loves fishing, hiking, backpacking and hunting.

Education

  • Juris Doctor, Widener University School of Law
  • Bachelor’s Degree, The Pennsylvania State University

Awards

  • Selected for inclusion to Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® Rising Stars – 2005 to 2008

Professional Associations

  • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member, Montgomery Bar Association
  • Child Advocacy Committee, Montgomery Bar Association
  • General Practice Committee, Montgomery Bar Association

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • Pennsylvania

What Clients Say About Us

This firm is very good. They gave me good advice and so far I’ll still have custody of my grandchildren and with his help I shall maintain that custody. Superior.- A Family Law Client, Philadelphia, PA
Petrelli Previtera Schimmel worked with me on case and he was great. His staff and lawyers are so friendly and helpful. You can tell they cared by how quickly they returned my calls. Even if Mr. Petrelli was unavailable to assist me, his associate was there to answer my questions. I am very happy with their work and their rates are reasonable. If you need a family lawyer, these are the guys to go to.- A Pennsylvania Client, Delaware County, PA