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About MJM LAW

MJM Law is a Pittsburgh law firm established in 2023 that provides clients with ethical and dependable legal services tailored to their specific needs. From the moment you contact us, our promise is to provide you with personalized attention, unwavering support, and dedicated representation. Our breadth of knowledge and experience positions us to consistently generate client-driven results, each and every day. 

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Our Vision

At MJM Law, our vision is to provide exceptional legal services to all clients with unwavering dedication, professionalism, and integrity. Our aim is to be a leading law firm that sets the standard for excellence in the region. MJM Law is committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment where all clients feel valued and heard. We strive to build long-lasting relationships with our clients, and believe that the best way to achieve this is through zealous representation from day one. We envision a future where we are recognized for our commitment to social responsibility, community growth, and making a positive impact in our clients' lives. We believe that success is measured not only by our legal expertise but also by our ability to create meaningful change. At MJM Law, our vision is to be more than just a law firm - we want to be trusted partners and allies for our clients. We are dedicated to pursuing our vision every day and will follow through on our commitment to delivering exceptional service and results.

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Matthew J. Morella

Matthew J. Morella ("Matt") is

MJM Law's Founder and Managing Partner. He is a dedicated Pennsylvania attorney with a passion for helping people. Matt's years of experience in the public and private sectors position him to understand the unique challenges that you or your company face. As a law firm owner and real estate investor, he understands the importance of making impactful financial decisions, and balancing risk with reward. Whether you need legal advice on a personal matter or require assistance with a complex business issue, Matt has the knowledge and expertise to guide you through the legal process. His commitment to his clients and his passion for the law make him a valuable resource for anyone seeking legal counsel.

Matt graduated from the University of Pittsburgh Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences, cum laude, after which he worked for the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue before attending law school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. During law school, Matt was a Real Property research assistant for Professor Jerry Dickinson. He also participated in the tax law clinic and the environmental law clinic, and clerked for Superior Court Judge John L. Musmanno. After law school, Matt worked for a Big Four financial services firm, a regional mid-size law firm, and most recently for a global law firm in its Real Estate Practice Group. 

 

Matt's commitment to his community is exemplified through his service on the Ellwood City Area School District Board of Directors where he held an elected position from 2013 to 2017 and was appointed to fill a vacancy from 2020 to 2021. He is also a member of the Lawrence County Historical Society's Sports Hall of Fame Committee, and belongs to the Allegheny County Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Matt resides in Kennedy Township with his fiancée, Markie, and enjoys golf, Steelers games, and the beach. 

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Nicholas M. Bencsics

Nicholas M. Bencsics ("Nick") joined MJM law as a Partner in 2024. He is a dedicated Pennsylvania attorney with an aptitude for finding creative solutions to a variety of client problems.  Nick specializes in civil litigation disputes and has experience working on a wide variety of commercial and construction matters.

Nick graduated from the Boler School of Business at John Carroll University, cum laude, prior to returning home to Pittsburgh to attend the University of Pittsburgh School of Law where he graduated in 2020, cum laude. During law school, Nick was a Constitutional law research assistant for Professor Jerry Dickinson. He also participated in the immigration law clinic, international moot court programs, and served as the Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Law and Commerce. After law school, Nick gained experience working at a local Pittsburgh firm and a regional firm practicing civil and construction litigation. 

Nick is a Pittsburgh native who grew up in the North Hills and attended Vincentian Academy.  Nick is an involved member in the Allegheny County Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Nick resides in Reserve Township with his fiancée, Julianna, and enjoys marathon training, hiking, and attending Steelers games. 

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Avinash Ram

Avinash Ram ("Avi"), is a corporate and transactional attorney of Counsel at MJM Law, where he brings expertise in mergers and acquisitions and a broad understanding of corporate legal matters. His experience equips him to adeptly handle complex legal and business challenges, making him a pivotal asset to any corporate client. As both an accomplished attorney and a small business owner, Avi uniquely blends deep legal insights with practical business acumen, offering a dual perspective that is invaluable in today’s dynamic business environment.

Avi began his academic career at Seattle University, earning a bachelor’s degree in finance, which laid the foundation for his robust understanding of business and economic principles. He pursued his legal education at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where he was deeply involved in research under the guidance of Professor George Taylor. 


After law school, Avi's professional journey included roles at two esteemed AM Law firms—one within the top 100 and another in the top 30—where he honed his expertise in corporate law, working with diverse clients ranging from start-ups to multinational corporations. These experiences have not only enriched his professional skills but also his ability to strategize and navigate the complexities of the corporate world.

Now at MJM Law, Avi continues to leverage his legal expertise to provide strategic, tailored advice to his clients. He is an active participant in his local church community, a passionate pickleball player, and enjoys weight training. Living in New York City, Avi enjoys the vibrant, fast-paced environment which complements his dynamic professional and personal life. His multifaceted interests and commitment to community engagement make him a remarkable individual and a valued member of the MJM Law team.

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Justice for all.

-Thurgood Marshall, former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

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Attentiveness

At MJM Law, we take pride in providing exceptional service for our clients. We understand that legal matters can be complex, which is why we are dedicated to listening carefully to our clients' needs and concerns, and shouldering your stress to the maximum extent. We work tirelessly to find optimal solutions for each individual case, and we believe that clear and open communication is key to a successful attorney-client relationship. 

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