Our firm is dedicated to aggressive representation of injured workers balanced by integrity. We believe that our workers' compensation clients are best served through zealous advocacy tempered by honest communication. Since 1982, Matt Paavola and his associates have built an active workers' compensation practice by observing this philosophy.

Matt M. Paavola

A graduate of the University of Maryland School of Law, Matt began the practice of law in the Essex area in 1982. He founded his own firm in 1986. Now known as Workers' Comp Law Firm, LLC, the firm concentrates in workers' compensation law and personal injury law. Mr. Paavola also owns Whitemarsh Law Firm which handles wills, estates, elder law, criminal charges, small business matters, and personal injuries. Mr. Paavola has tried cases at virtually every level of Maryland's judicial system, from the various courts of original jurisdiction to the Court of Appeals of Maryland. He has also been involved in a great deal of federal litigation. Mr. Paavola's greatest source of pride is his trial skills in workers compensation law. He has tried well over 2,000 Workers' Compensation cases and appeals.

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