Dick McMillan has over 40 years of civil litigation experience in both the state and federal courts of Pennsylvania. Before attending law school, Dick was a teacher in both the Pittsburgh Public Schools and in the Mount Lebanon School District. After serving as law clerk for the president judge of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, immediately after graduation from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, he has been exclusively involved in civil litigation matters, including Workers’ Compensation hearings, arbitrations, non-jury trials, and jury trials. He has successfully represented school districts, municipalities, insurance companies, manufacturers, individuals, and both small and large corporations in jury trials, arbitrations, mediations, and in the appellate courts. His extensive experience includes matters involving personal injuries, defamation, false arrest, death, amputations, and permanent disability.
He has served as a Moot Court Judge at both the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and the Duquesne University Law School. He was selected to serve as a Special Arbitrator for the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas in each year of the last several decades.
Mr. McMillan is admitted to practice before all of the state and federal trial level and appellate courts of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the Western District of Pennsylvania, and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. He is certified as having completed the National Intensive Trial Advocacy (NITA) training. He has also been admitted before the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association and has served as a council member of the Allegheny County Bar Association’s Civil Litigation Section.
Favorable jury trial results in Allegheny, Beaver, Bedford, Butler, Cambria, Centre, Crawford, Erie, Fayette, Greene, Lawrence, Mercer, Somerset, Venango, and Washington Counties, as well as in federal courts in Pittsburgh and Johnstown. Favorable results in the Pennsylvania Superior Court, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals of the United States of America.