Paul A. Hilko

Paul A. Hilko

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Following his graduation from Duquesne Law School, Mr. Hilko served as a law clerk to Justice Henry X. O'Brien of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. When Justice O'Brien became the Chief Justice of Pennsylvania in September 1980, Mr. Hilko was his administrative assistant and acted in that capacity until Chief Justice O'Brien retired in December of 1982. Thereafter, Mr. Hilko served as Chief Legal Assistant to Judge Francis Barry during Judge Barry's tenure on the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania.  Following Judge Barry's death in 1993, Mr. Hilko was a law clerk to Judge Rochelle Friedman, of the Commonwealth Court, until joining Rosen Louik & Perry, P.C., in 1994.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Legal Research
  • Appellate Practice

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1976
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1986


  • Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 1976
    • Honors: Lecturer, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Civil Statutory Appeals
    • Honors: Ethics for Judicial Staff
  • University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. - 1971
    • Major: Economics


  • Lecturer, Civil Statutory Appeals, PA Civil Procedure, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 1995 - 1999
  • Ethics for Judicial Staff, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 1993 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member


  • Delta Tau Delta