Richard Urick 2018-02-28T13:37:50+00:00

Location: Hopewell, Pennsylvania
Phone: 724-375-6683
Fax: 724-375-5099

Richard Urick


  • Aliquippa High School, 1971; Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1975; Duquesne University School of Law, 1979.
  • Attorney Urick is the solicitor for multiple local governments and is a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum (see video below). He was selected as a member of the Outstanding Lawyers of America, is a Fellow in the Litigation Council of America and has been rated by Super Lawyers. In the past he served as an assistant prosecutor for the Beaver County District Attorney’s office. He is also the Past President of the Beaver County Bar Association and served on the Board of Governors of the Beaver County Bar Association. He currently chairs its Charitable Giving Committee.

Areas of Practice

  • Workers Compensation
  • Personal Injury
  • Social Security Disability
  • Municipal Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1979


  • Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    J.D. – 1979
  • Law Review: Duquesne University Law Review, 1978 – 1979
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania
    B.A. – 1975, Cum Laude
    Honors: Omicron Delta Epsilon Honor Society
    Honors: Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society
    Major: Economics and Political Science

Representative Clients

  • Lincoln Learning Solutions, Inc.
  • Monaca Borough
  • Shippingport Borough
  • Creswell Heights Joint Authority

Honors and Awards

  • Find Richard Urick on page 12 of the above publication.
  • Outstanding Lawyers of America
  • Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers™, 2017
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum – Life Member, 2012 – Present
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow
  • Rated by Super Lawyers

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, 1979 – Present
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, 1979 – Present
  • Beaver County Bar Association, 1979 – Present
  • American Bar Association, 1979 – 1990
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice
  • National Association of Social Security Claimant’s Representatives
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Workers Compensation Section
  • Beaver County Bar Association, President, 2002 – 2003
  • Beaver County Bar Association, Board of Governors, 1999 – 2002
  • Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs
  • Pennsylvania Borough Solicitor’s Association
  • Pennsylvania Municipal Authorities Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Pennsylvania State Senate, Administrative Assistant, 1975
  • Pennsylvania Auditor General, Auditor, 1976

Pro Bono Activities

  • Career Literacy for African American Youth.

In the Community

  • In the community, Rich served as the public address announcer at Sewickley Academy boys soccer games. He also mentored African American students at Aliquippa High School.


  • Sigma Tau Gamma