Five Allen Law Firm Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers In America 2009 Edition

Allen and Allen is pleased to announce that five of the firm’s attorneys are listed in the 2009 edition of The Best Lawyers in America: George E. Allen, III; W. Coleman Allen, Jr.; P. Christopher Guedri; Jason W. Konvicka and Malcolm P. McConnell, III.

George E. “Ted” Allen’s significant achievements in the personal injury field include a groundbreaking extension of the Virginia statute of limitations in an asbestos related products liability wrongful death case. Over the years, he has handled numerous wrongful death, medical malpractice, and other catastrophic injury cases.

W. Coleman Allen, Jr. has gained a national reputation as an effective advocate who has successfully handled diverse types of litigation including products liability, aviation, wrongful death, traumatic brain injury, and class action lawsuits at both the appellate and trial level. In 2008, The Southern Trial Lawyers Association presented Coleman with the Smiley Award which is given annually to America’s Most Outstanding lawyer in the field of academics, legal scholarship and advocacy teaching and training.

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. His victories include, not just substantial courtroom verdicts, but also outstanding settlements in cases involving truck accidents, product defects, wrongful death, and catastrophic injuries.

Jason W. Konvicka is a member of the firm’s medical malpractice team. He also represents persons severely injured through the use of defective drugs and medical devices. Jason has achieved impressive verdicts and settlements for clients in wrongful death, traumatic brain injury, and tractor trailer accident cases.

Malcolm P. “Mic” McConnell leads Allen and Allen’s medical malpractice litigation team and is one of Virginia’s most respected medical malpractice attorneys. Over the years, he has litigated complex malpractice cases involving almost every medical specialty. Mic enjoys an impressive record of success, having won “top ten” verdicts in Virginia in both 2005 and 2006.

The Best Lawyers in America is a reference work based on the results of a rigorous and comprehensive lawyer survey which identifies attorneys who have achieved professional excellence. The work is one of the most highly regarded and widely respected in the legal community. To prepare the book, the publishers regularly contact thousands of lawyers asking them to vote on the caliber of lawyers already listed in their field of practice and also to nominate attorneys who are not yet listed.

The personal injury law firm of Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen has been representing Virginians for nearly a century. They have offices located throughout Central Virginia in Richmond, Petersburg, Chesterfield, Mechanicsville, Short Pump, Fredericksburg, Garrisonville and Charlottesville.