Angino Law Firm • 4503 N. Front Street Harrisburg, PA 17110 • (717) 238-6791 • (800) 648-2070
Areas of Law Expertise



Richard C. Angino has a legal career spanning more than five decades. He has briefed and argued more than 165 appellate cases and has authored and lectured in numerous areas of civil litigation, with a particular concentration on automobile, medical malpractice and insurance law.  Richard C. Angino currently has eight appellate cases, including five against banks, four medical malpractice cases, a whistleblower case, and a negligent flood loss claim with issues of punitive damages and expert testimony.

He distinguished himself as a student athlete at Duquesne High School and Franklin & Marshall College. At Villanova Law School, he was a member of the Law Review and graduated seventh in his class. In 1965, he joined a plaintiff’s civil litigation law firm; in 1967, became the firm’s principal litigator; in 1979 co-authored the Pennsylvania No-Fault Motor Vehicle Insurance Act; in 1979, received the highest Martindale Hubbell rating of AV from his peers; in 1982, was elected President of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association; during his presidency, was the principal negotiator with the insurance industry and the legislature in the later enactment of the Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Law.  In 1983, he was selected as the youngest and one of only thirteen and the only plaintiff personal injury lawyer between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia in the first edition of Best Lawyers in America; he has continued to be selected in every edition of Best Lawyers from 1983 to the present; has the distinction of being the only plaintiffs’ personal injury attorney in the Greater Harrisburg metro area to be listed in Best Lawyers for 32 years; and has been selected as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer since its inception.

Areas Of Practice:
Personal Injury
Insurance Law
Products Liability

Bar Admissions:
Pennsylvania, 1965

U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1966

U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1997

U.S. Supreme Court, 1969

U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit

Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania, 1965

Franklin & Marshall College, LancasterPA, USA, 1962
Major: English
Published Works:
Pennsylvania Personal Injury Evidence, PaTLA, 1990
Pennsylvania No-Fault Motor Vehicle Insurance Act, PaTLA, 1979

Honors and Awards:
The Best Lawyers in America, 1983 – Present
Listed in all editions for Plaintiffs’ Personal Injury Litigation and Insurance Law

Martindale – Hubbell AV Rating, 1980 – Present

Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
Listed in all editions

Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Pennsylvania Association for Justice
Past President

American Association for Justice
Author & Lecturer

International Society of Barristers

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Pennsylvanie Bar Institute

Dauphin County Bar Association
Past Director, Lecturer

United Way
Chairperson, Special Groups Division 1985-1986

Alexis deTocqueville Society

Leukemia Society of America, Central Pennsylvania
President 1988-1992

Leukemia Society of America, Central Pennsylvania, 1992 – Present
Trustee Emeritus

American Horticultural Assocation
Vice President (1990-1992)
Board of Directors (1983-1992)
President’s Council (1985-1992)

Villanova University School of Law
Board of Consultors (1994-2001)

Franklin and Marshall College
Development Council (1986-1991)
Trustee Associate (1979-1985)

Governor’s Residence Preservation Committee

Friends of Wildwood Lake Nature Center, Inc.
Chairman of the Board of Directors (1989-1996)

Birth Information:
1940, McKeesport, Pennsylvania, United States of America