Tel: 412-281-9919
Fax: 412-391-3310


Pennsylvania, 1981
U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1981
U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1985

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.


  • 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

Professional Associations and Memberships

Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County, Member
Allegheny County Bar Association, Member, 1981 – Present

Past Employment Positions

City of Pittsburgh, Assistant City Solicitor, 1983 – 1986
City of Pittsburgh, Assistant City Solicitor, 1989 – 1993
Office of Professional Responsibility, Department of Public Safety, City of Pittsburgh, Assistant Chief, 1986 – 1989


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