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Richard Mangan is a Shareholder of Rissman, Barrett, Hurt, Donahue, McLain & Mangan, P.A. and serves as Managing Partner. Mr. Mangan is AV-5 preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He is also a Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer by the Florida Board of Legal Specialization & Education as well as a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates.  His practice concentrates on Medical Malpractice and Insurance Defense.

Richard was named “Lawyer of the Year” for Insurance Law – Tampa (2020)  and for Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants (2016). He has also been recognized by “Best Lawyers in America” in the specialties of Medical Malpractice – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants and Insurance Law. Richard has also been selected among “Florida Super Lawyers” and “Tampa Bay’s Best Lawyers” and is a member of the National Association of Distinguished Counsel’s “Top One Percent”.

How I resolve

As a firm, we strive to be the best trial lawyers. That’s what differentiates us time and again. We owe it to our clients to keep getting better.

Practice areas

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Florida Bar (1992)
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida (1993)


  • Stetson University College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 1992)
  • Florida State University (B.S. 1989)


  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • The Florida Bar, Member
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association, Member
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association
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