Edward L. Allen

Edward L. Allen

Meet Edward

Edward is an accomplished litigator and talented personal injury attorney who has tried and won cases in both state and federal courts. He wants clients to be treated fairly in the legal system, so he strives to serve as a compassionate advocate on their behalf. Edward currently serves as the President of the Allen Law Firm.

Edward helped spearhead the firm’s expansion to Northern Virginia and has been the managing partner of the Fredericksburg office since it opened in 1994. He joined Allen & Allen in 1987 after graduating from Washington and Lee University School of Law. He is proud to be one of the firm’s eight attorneys to be named to Best Lawyers in America – a publication considered by many to be the preeminent guide to legal excellence in the United States.

With a strong background in personal injury litigation, Edward handles cases involving car crashes, premises liability, motorcycle accidents, and traumatic brain injury throughout Virginia and the District of Columbia.

Edward is proud to be a member of the Allen Law Firm because of its strong commitment to helping injured people. He is a Past President of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, an organization which promotes the interests of the wrongfully injured.

Edward and his wife Nancy live in Fredericksburg with their son and daughter. He enjoys sailing, boating, and scuba diving. He is a licensed motorcycle operator.

Experience

  • President, Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen (2018 – Present)
  • Partner and Trial Attorney, Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen (1987 – Present)

Bar Admissions

Licensed to practice law:

  • Commonwealth of Virginia
  • District of Columbia

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Claims

Education

  • J.D., Washington and Lee University School of Law (1987)
  • B.A., Vanderbilt University (1984)

Honors

  • Best Lawyers in America (2010 – Present)
  • Virginia Super Lawyers (Top 5% of Virginia Attorneys) (2011 – Present)
    • Top 50: Virginia Super Lawyers (2018)
  • Past-President, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Board of Governors, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (2000 – Present)
  • Member, Nominating Committee, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (2013 – Present)
  • Faculty member, Virginia College of Trial Advocacy
  • Member, Board of Governors, Southern Trial Lawyers Association
  • President, Fredericksburg Area Bar Association

Professional Affiliations

  • Virginia State Bar
  • American Association for Justice
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Fredericksburg Area Bar Association
  • Southern Trial Lawyers Association
  • Public Justice
  • 15th Judicial Circuit Bar Association

Published Works

  • Author, “The Changing Law in Medical Payments Coverage in Virginia,”
    Journal of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (1994)

Community Service

  • Member, Historic Fredericksburg Foundation, Inc.
  • Member, Fredericksburg Chamber of Commerce

Personal Injury Resources

Martin from Fredericksburg

“When Edward Allen did get involved, things got serious; people started taking it very seriously. . . Having Edward there with us and supporting our efforts was just priceless.” When...

Six Allen & Allen Attorneys Make Best Lawyers List in 2020

  • August 15, 2019
  • News

The Allen Law Firm is pleased to announce that six lawyers have been included in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, universally regarded as the definitive guide...

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  • August 7, 2019
  • Blog

Allen & Allen lawyers throughout Central Virginia joined partners, staff, clients and guests on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, to celebrate the grand opening of the new Allen Law Firm location...

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Sarah Sabal and Paul Anderson met for the first time on May 14, 2019 as recipients of the George E. Allen Scholarship, given annually by the Allen Law Firm. Out...

Seven Allen & Allen Attorneys Named in 2019 Edition of Best Lawyers in America

  • November 1, 2018
  • News

Best Lawyers in America, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, announced today that seven attorneys at the law firm of Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen...

Summer Firework Safety

  • June 21, 2018
  • Blog

Fireworks can be a popular and fun Fourth of July tradition. However, all types of fireworks – even sparklers- can cause serious injuries. In 2016 alone,  7,600 people visited the...

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