Richard J. Joyce, Esq. – Partner of Joyce & Bittner
Richard J. Joyce
Richard J. Joyce
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Pittsburgh, PA


Practice Areas:
  • Wrongful Death Claims
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Bus Accidents
  • Highway/Road Defects
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Bike Accidents
  • Product Liability Accidents
  • Construction Accidents
  • Toxic Torts
  • Premise Security
  • Medical Malpractice

Attorney Richard J. Joyce and his law firm represent injured people throughout the Western Pennsylvania region. Attorney Joyce and the law firm of Joyce & Bittner represent persons injured in a wide variety of situations including automobile, truck and other vehicle accidents, trip and falls, injuries caused by household products or tools and injuries caused by nursing home neglect or abuse.

Attorney Joyce has also been engaged in criminal defense litigation involving a range of criminal matters including Driving Under the Influence (DUI) and license suspension matters.

Attorney Joyce formerly held the position of Assistant City Solicitor for the City of Pittsburgh and Assistant Chief in the City of Pittsburgh's Department of Public Safety.

Past Positions:
  • City of Pittsburgh, Assistant City Solicitor, 1983 to 1986
  • City of Pittsburgh, Assistant City Solicitor, 1989 to 1993
  • Office of Professional Responsibility, Department of Public Safety, City of Pittsburgh, Assistant Chief, 1986 to 1989
  • Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 1981
    • Honors: Chairman, Appellate Moot Court Board, 1981
  • The American University, Washington, District of Columbia
    • B.S. - 1977
    • Honors: Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities
Bar Admissions:
  • Pennsylvania, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1985
Fraternities/ Sororities:
  • Pi Alpha Alpha
Professional Associations:
  • Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County, Member
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Member, 1981 to Present