Richard Volante, JD

Ricky Volante is a co-founder of the Historical Basketball League (HBL) and serves as the chief executive officer overseeing the day-to-day operations of the League, while focusing on business and operational growth and the benefits created for the athletes. Additionally, Volante is an attorney at Volante Law Firm LLC. He has primarily focused on legal issues related to professional and amateur sports, film and television, music, business formation and regulation, intellectual property, digital media, and the internet. Volante also co-founded Sixth City Sports & Entertainment, a sport and film consultancy based in Cleveland, Ohio. Volante is an adjunct professor at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. He graduated summa cum laude from Lake Erie College with a BS in sports management and received the class of 2012 Academic Excellence Award from the School of Business. Volante completed his JD at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.


  • JD Cleveland-Marshall College of Law