Patrick ManzaPhone: 253.473.2771 (Tacoma)
253.838.4545 (Seattle)
Fax: 253.471.1815

Patrick T. Manza

Tacoma native, Patrick Manza has provided legal services for injury victims and their families for nearly three decades. He practices exclusively in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death claims and workers' compensation claims. He is known for his expertise in trial, arbitration, negotiation and mediation.

Winning six and seven figure awards and settlements, Mr. Manza has a proven track record. He has successfully represented thousands of clients injured in car accidents, pedestrian accidents, construction site accidents, maritime and boating accidents, through health care negligence, and by defective products.

Patrick Manza holds the position of owner and shareholder in Manza & Moceri, the law firm founded by his father, Michael S. Manza, and James P. Moceri in 1949.

Patrick Manza was born and raised in Tacoma and Lakewood, Washington. While in college, he worked at various jobs including delivering furniture, loading and unloading boxcars and container vans, and driving a forklift. The experience and knowledge gained working in these positions helped him understand and better represent his injured clients.

Bar and Court Admissions

  • 1979, Washington
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit


  • University of Puget Sound, J.D., cum laude, 1978
  • University of Puget Sound, B.A., cum laude, 1975

Professional Organizations

  • Tacoma-Pierce County Bar
  • Washington State Bar
  • Washington State Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice Advocate

Outside the Law

Patrick Manza is married and has six children. Together with his wife Judy, he enjoys spending time with his family, bicycling, gardening and boating. Mr. Manza is active in his church, neighborhood group and his children's schools.

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Manza & Moceri, PS
2928 S. Union Ave., Tacoma, WA 98409
(Conveniently located off of Interstate 5 and Highway 16)