Eight Attorneys from Allen & Allen included in the Virginia Super Lawyers Rankings: An Extraordinary Accomplishment
Friday, June 13, 2014
The 2014 Virginia Super Lawyers list has been announced and eight attorneys from the personal injury law firm of Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen were included: Edward L. Allen, George E. Allen, III, P. Christopher Guedri, Paul D. Hux, James Mick Kessel, Jason W. Konvicka, Bridget N. Long and Malcolm P. “Mic” McConnell. The rankings, which include only 5% of attorneys in Virginia, were released by Richmond Magazine and Law & Politics Magazine on June 13, 2014.
Virginia Super Lawyers is a listing of attorneys who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement from more than 70 practice areas. The selection process includes peer nominations, peer evaluations, and independent are performed by Law & Politics Magazine. Super Lawyers can be found online at superlawyers.com.
Edward L. Allen is an accomplished litigator who has tried and won an impressive variety of personal injury cases in state and federal courts including automobile and trucking accidents, premises liability, motorcycle accidents and wrongful death cases. He is the managing Partner for Allen & Allen’s Fredericksburg, Virginia office and has a strong commitment to helping clients injured through no fault of their own. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America and served as the President of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association from 2011-2012.
George E. Allen, III’s significant achievements in personal injury include numerous wrongful death and catastrophic injury cases. With a career spanning forty years, he has litigated a broad range of personal injury cases in both State and Federal courts including brain injury, tractor trailer accidents and products liability. Mr. Allen has been listed in Best Lawyers in America since 1987 and has an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell. He is a former President of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and is a Certified Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
P. Christopher Guedri’s ability to master complex technical, scientific and medical facts has made him a formidable adversary who delivers exceptional results in the courtroom including multi million dollar verdicts listed in Virginia Lawyers Weekly’s “Top Verdicts.” He is a Partner with Allen & Allen in Richmond, VA. His victories include substantial courtroom verdicts and outstanding settlements in cases involving traumatic brain injury, tractor trailer accidents, product defects, wrongful death, and catastrophic injuries. In 2008 he was elected as a Fellow for the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Mr. Guedri has an AV rating from Martindale Hubble and was listed in the “Legal Elite Best Lawyers” by Virginia Business Magazine.
Paul D. Hux is armed with a passion for litigation and a broad range of experience in personal injury cases and jury trials. He has obtained impressive trial results and is willing to go to trial rather than take an offer he does not believe is fair to his client. As managing trial attorney for Allen & Allen’s Petersburg, and Chesterfield offices, he specializes in cases involving car accidents, truck accidents and premises liability. Mr. Hux was recognized by The Allen Law Firm with the “Fireman Award” in 2003 for his extraordinary willingness to help and assist his colleagues at the firm.
James Mick “Jamie” Kessel is an experienced personal injury trial attorney and has handled cases in State and Federal courts throughout Virginia and West Virginia. He has dedicated his career to fighting for the rights of those who have been seriously injured or killed because of the negligence of others. He has obtained an "AV Preeminent" rating from Martindale-Hubbell and was selected as a Rising Star by Virginia Super Lawyers from 2010 - 2012. He was also honored with the distinction of "Legal Elite" in litigation by Virginia Business Magazine.
Jason W. Konvicka is a tireless advocated who has built a distinguished career representing personal injury clients for 20 years. Jason’s keen interest in complex medical issues has enabled him to achieve numerous record setting verdicts, including the largest medical malpractice verdict in Virginia state court history. Additionally, he has achieved impressive verdicts and settlements for clients in wrongful death, traumatic brain injury, and tractor trailer accident cases. Mr. Konvicka is listed in Best Lawyers in America and is AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell. He is a Certified Civil Trial Advocate and he has successfully argued before the Virginia Supreme Court and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Bridget N. Long is a seasoned litigator with vast experience representing clients in both State and Federal courts. Her breadth of courtroom and negotiation skills covers a wide range of personal injury cases including car accidents, tractor trailer accidents and wrongful death cases. She was listed as a “Rising Star” by Virginia Super Lawyers for six consecutive years and is active in the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, having served as President of the Young Trial Lawyers Section.
Malcolm P. McConnell, III leads Allen & Allen’s medical malpractice litigation team and is one of Virginia’s most respected medical malpractice attorneys. He enjoys an impressive record of success, having won “top ten” verdicts in Virginia, including the largest medical malpractice verdict in Virginia. Over the years, he has litigated complex malpractice cases involving almost every medical specialty. In 2013, he was named Best Lawyers’ Richmond, VA Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs “Lawyer of the Year.” He is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell and was noted as a “Top Medical Malpractice Lawyer” by Richmond Magazine. Mr. McConnell is certified in medical malpractice law by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys.
About the Firm: Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen is the oldest and largest law firm in Virginia limiting its practice to personal injury. In business for over 100 years, the firm currently has 25 attorneys who handle death cases as well as personal injury cases involving motor vehicle accidents, tractor-trailer accidents, brain injury, medical malpractice, product liability and more. Allen & Allen has eight offices located throughout Virginia in Richmond, Petersburg, Fredericksburg, Mechanicsville, Short Pump, Chesterfield County, Garrisonville, and Charlottesville and handles cases state and nationwide.