Rick Manilla


In 2020, Richard Manilla joined the team at Swank Law Offices. Before then, Richard worked as a civil litigator in Pittsburgh representing clients in state and federal courts as well as before Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Judges and the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board. Richard’s practice focused on personal injury matters that included motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, products liability, industrial and construction accidents, and workers’ compensation. During Law School, Richard clerked for the Honorable Gregory L. Frost of the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio. In addition, Richard worked for the Ohio Northern Legal Clinic that represented indigent clients in domestic relations matters and worked for the Prosecutor’s Office of Hardin County, Ohio prosecuting child abuse, neglect, and dependency cases.

Since joining the firm, Richard has focused his practice on family law, consisting of custody and divorce cases, as well as criminal defense, civil litigation, personal injury, and workers’ compensation.


Claude W. Pettit College of Law at Ohio Northern University, J.D. 2014
University of Pittsburgh, B.A. in Political Science and B.A. in History, 2011


Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 2014
U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania, 2014

Bar Associations

Allegheny County Bar Association
Armstrong County Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association


Mr. Manilla resides in Bloomfield, a little neighborhood located in Pittsburgh, PA, with his wife. His personal interests include Pittsburgh sports, reading, and spending time with family and friends.

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