Attorney Joseph J. Matika of the Summit Hill law firm of Velitsky and Matika, has announced his candidacy for Judge of the Common Pleas of Carbon County.
Attorney Matika, 48, made the announcement during a gathering of supporters and friends held at his residence at 1008 Mahoning St., Lehighton.
He is married to the former Jeanine Lee Erdman, a native of Weatherly. He is the father of four children, Adam, 20; Alex, 18; Ally, 11, and Mia, 2.
He is the son of Joseph and Patricia (Leonzi) Matika of Summit Hill.