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Richard J. Manno earned his undergraduate B.A. degree in Speech Arts from Adelphi University in Garden City, New York. After graduating from Western New England College, School of Law in 1984 with his Juris Doctor, Mr. Manno working in the private sector for Walt Disney World's labor relations department for several years. After several years at Walt Disney World, Mr. Manno took the Florida Bar examination and was licensed to practice law in Florida.


In 1990, Mr. Manno took a job with the 9th Judicial Circuit's public defender's office; this challenging experience gave Mr. Manno a wealth of trial litigation experience that has served him well throughout his career. Mr. Manno served the people of Florida for three years in the public defender's office and was promoted to Felony Division Chief

during the last year of his service.


In 1993, Mr. Manno joined what is now considered one of the largest Central Florida personal injury firms as a partner in their workers compensation department,

and has been representing injured workers exclusively for the past 21 years.


In 2009, Mr. Manno founded his own firm with the belief that personal service to his clients would be a more effective way to conduct his practice.

Mr. Manno is an experienced litigator having tried several hundred cases in his career. Each client's case is treated with exceptional care and attention.

Mr. Manno treats every client's case with the highest degree of professionalism, respect and integrity. He has successfully represented thousands of clients during his career helping them secure benefits in a difficult, complicated, and often times unfair workers compensation system.


Mr. Manno participates in a number of professional and community organizations. He is on the executive counsel of the Florida Bar Workers Compensation Section; where he currently serves as the Technology Chairman; Mr. Manno is past chairman of the Central Florida United Way Budget Committee and past president of the Orange County Youth Lacrosse ( OCYL) League.


Richard is married to Elizabeth Ward Manno and between them they have ten children.



Contact info

The Law Office of Richard J Manno P.A.

1099 W Morse Blvd.
Winter Park, FL, 32789

Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 100%
    23 years, 1.5 thousand cases



Contingent (10-20%)

Attorney endorsements

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  • Joseph Charles Shoemaker

    I have known Richard for a number of years and have referred numerous worker's compensation matters to him. He has always been knowledgeable, personable, and professional.


    Joseph Shoemaker Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • William Charles Rosenfelt

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Richard for approximately 5 years and have found him to be one of the hardest working and intelligent attorneys in the workers compensation field. I recommend him without reservation.


    William Rosenfelt Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community


FLMember in Good Standing199006/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Regional Oratorical FinalistAmerican Legion1974
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyBogin, Munns & Munns, PA2006 - 2009
AttorneyMorgan Law Offices2003 - 2006
PartnerMorgan Colling & Gilbert1993 - 2003
Felony Division ChiefPublic Defender's Office1990 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Bar, Workers' Compensation Law SectionExecutive Council Member2015 - Present
Florida Bar, Workers' Compensation Law SectionTechnology Chair2015 - Present
Florida BarMember1990 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western New England College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Adelphi UniversitySpeechBA - Bachelor of Arts1980