About Dave Ridge
An Erie native, graduating from Cathedral Prep and Allegheny College, Dave has been in private practice for over 33 years, after having worked in the Allegheny District Attorney’s office while attending the University of Pittsburgh Law School.
As a trial attorney, Dave has been admitted to the Pennsylvania
Bar, the United States District Court Bar, theThird Circuit Court
of Appeals and the Supreme Court of the United States. He has handled both criminal and civil cases, and has represented individuals, charitable organizations and corporations. He serves as general counsel for the Barber Institute and the Ridge Policy Group.
Dave is active in the legal community, having served on the board of the Erie County Bar Association and as a member of the PA Trial Lawyers Association. He is a senior member and past chair of a Disciplinary Board of Pennsylvania Hearing Committee. He has served as a guest lecturer at various local schools and universities, and has led continuing education seminars sponsored by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute.