Thurgood M. Matthews, Esq.
Defender Association of Philadelphia, Philadelphia

Mr. Matthews is the Assistant Chief of the Homicide Unit of the Defender Association of Philadelphia. He received his B.A. from Allegheny College in Meadville and his Jurist Doctorate from The Howard University School of Law, Washington D.C. Mr. Matthews is responsible for the supervision of the Homicide Unit, qualifying assistant defenders, per the ABA guidelines, to handle capital case appointments, as well as representing Defender Association client’s at trial. His entire legal career has been with the Defender Association of Philadelphia.